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Headlines - Saturday 25 March 2017
Midland Metro to be run by new publicly-owned operating company

Midland Metro to be run by new publicly-owned operating company

Transport for West Midlands is taking over direct operation of Midland Metro trams from Oc...

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Latest Live Edition 24 March 2017

Latest Live Edition 24 March 2017

Inside this issue: Midland Metro to be run in-house by TfWM company Transport Focus point...

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Air pollution action to be considered in joint inquiry by four select committees

Air pollution action to be considered in joint inquiry by four select committees

The growing recognition of the importance of urban air pollution is signalled by the announcement of an unprecedented joint inquiry by four select committees on plans to tackle urban pollution hotspots...

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Overall satisfaction up, but congestion impacts on punctuality ratings

Overall satisfaction up, but congestion impacts on punctuality ratings

The latest Transport Focus survey shows that overall satisfaction among bus passengers in England and Scotland rose by one per cent in 2016 to 87 per cent, compared to the previous year, although satisfaction for punctuality of bus services fell by two per cent overall to 73 per cent...

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Finalists for UK Coach Awards 2017

Finalists for UK Coach Awards 2017

The UK Coach Awards has announced its finalists for the 2017 competition, praising the high standards and hard work demonstrated by all the people, projects and organisations that have made the final stages...

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Coach operators urged to support new CPT North West chair

Coach operators urged to support new CPT North West chair

The new chair of CPT’s North West region, Anthony’s Travel managing partner Richard Bamber is calling for renewed involvement from local coach operators in the trade association’s affairs...

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Two million -mark for Leigh busway

Two million -mark for Leigh busway

The Leigh guided busway has just passed the two million passenger-mark as it approaches its first anniversary...

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New transport app for East Kent

New transport app for East Kent

A new free local transport app has been launched in East Kent with integrated information on services from Stagecoach South East and Kent cab company Longleys Private Hire...

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Two new Plaxton Volvo B8Rs for Woodstones

Two new Plaxton Volvo B8Rs for Woodstones

Woodstones Coaches of Kidderminster, which is currently celebrating 60 years in business,...

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Whytes Coaches returns to tours market

Whytes Coaches returns to tours market

North-east Scotland-based Whytes Coaches has decided to return to the tours market in 2017...

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Obituary: Michael Ball  1959 – 2016

Obituary: Michael Ball 1959 – 2016

Michael Ball, former managing director of Volvo Bus in UK & Ireland and a vice preside...

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