Tuesday 27th December 2022 Another month; another potpourri of miscellany. Another great Ensignbus running day A big shout out to the Newman family (Peter, Steve and Ross) for organising another great running day based on Lakeside at the beginning of the month. It's proving to be one of the most popular events of its kind... Continue Reading →
The pride of Guildford
Sunday 8th August 2021 It's always a pleasure to visit one of Britain's quality smaller bus and coach companies. Safeguard Coaches has been trading for nigh on 100 years having been established in 1924. The company is still owned by the same Newman family (and that's not the famous Ensign Newmans), albeit now into their... Continue Reading →
Battle for Bellfields begins as Guildford goes electric
Monday 7th January 2019 It's all happening in Guildford this week. Stagecoach South introduced a fleet of nine ADL Enviro 200EV electric buses on the Guildford Park and Ride services today while, as predicted in my post on 16th November last year, the bus war between Arriva and Safeguard has escalated into Bellfields. I had... Continue Reading →
Will competition safeguard buses in Guildford?
Friday 16th November Head to head bus competition broke out in Guildford last week. It won't last; one operator will blink first - read on to find out which. Long established family owned Safeguard Coaches runs circular routes 4/5 linking the city centre with Aldershot Road, Park Barn and the Royal Surrey County Hospital. Eight years... Continue Reading →