Tuesday 30th October 2018 The Euro Bus Expo show opened at Birmingham’s NEC today for its biennial showcase of what’s hot in the bus and coach industry. I popped along … Continue Reading Top 10 Show offs
Monday 29th October There’s something not quite right on the Cambridge Busway. That’s apart from a driver shortage impacting the reliability of Stagecoach services. I arrived at the Cambridge Station … Continue Reading Cambridge Busway confusion
Thursday 25th October 2018 It’s taken around ten years to deliver at over four times the original budgeted cost but today passengers could finally get on what seemed like a … Continue Reading TramTrains arrive … at last.
Wednesday 24th October 2018 Last week’s conference for Young Bus Managers in Bristol was another great success. A hundred people attended from across all five of the UK’s big bus … Continue Reading 10 years from now
Saturday 20th October 2018 Monday’s ‘Business Announcement’ outlining proposals to centralise even more of Arriva’s UK bus business mysteriously landed anonymously in my inbox. I’m told it’s a legacy plan … Continue Reading Friendly feedback for ManFred
Wednesday 17th October 2018 ‘Snap is premium inter-city travel, on demand, using the UK’s best independent coach companies. All for pocket money prices. Snap was founded in 2016 by Thomas … Continue Reading I just snapped!
Tuesday 16th October 2018 No, not the infamous leisure park in Surrey, that’s so last decade; I’m talking Thorpe Park as in ‘a flagship scheme for the Northern Powerhouse Agenda’ … Continue Reading I went to Thorpe Park by bus
Monday 15th October 2018 I’ve been spending a few days travelling by bus around West Yorkshire. Always a pleasure for me as, aside from brief spells with London Transport in … Continue Reading Wandering around West Yorkshire
Friday 5th October 2018 Oxford’s Pick-Me-Up is now over three months old so I thought it was time to see how it’s settling down after the introductory honeymoon. My four … Continue Reading Is Oxford’s Pick Me Up picking up?