29 Oct '12, 5pm

Bus and Coach News: First looks for growth with Hyperlink: First has relaunched its main Lee... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: First looks for growth with Hyperlink: First has relaunched its main Lee... #bus #coach #diesel

First has relaunched its main Leeds to Bradford service as Hyperlink, with a fleet of 20 Wrightbus StreetCars replacing double-deckers. The five-year-old StreetCars have been moved from ftr-branded services in York and Leeds, and repainted and refurbished at a cost of £400,000. A further eight vehicles are available to increase the service frequency from 7 to 5 minutes next spring if passenger numbers increase at the rate which First anticipates. First's regional managing director, Dave Alexander, hopes the relaunched service will attract car users. The refurbished buses now have leather-trimmed seats and wi-fi. They will be operated by a two-person crew. The service has been developed in conjunction with Leeds and Bradford councils and with Metro, the West Yorkshire PTE. A new feature of Hyperlink is the introduction of carnet tickets, permitting 12 trips for £6 or 10 tri...

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Bus and Coach News: Lost coach concessions to hit NX profits: National Express has warned th... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Lost coach concessions to h...

busandcoach.com 29 Oct '12, 5pm

National Express has warned that the loss of £15million of annual concessionary coach travel income will have an impact on...

Bus and Coach News: Government plans more devolved funding: The government is inviting 20 En... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Government plans more devol...

busandcoach.com 29 Oct '12, 5pm

The government is inviting 20 English town and city regions to bid for the devolution of powers to boost local growth. The...

Bus and Coach News: Strike called at First in the south-west: Two strike dates have been set... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Strike called at First in t...

busandcoach.com 26 Oct '12, 4pm

Two strike dates have been set by trade union RMT at First Devon and Cornwall – Friday 26 October and Friday 9 November. T...

Stagecoach fits poppies to Perth bus fleet in s...

stagecoachbus.com 30 Oct '12, 9am

The company – which has its Group headquarters in Perth – has joined forces with Armed Forces veterans’ charity Popp...

Free WiFi is being rolled out on Brighton Buses.

buses.co.uk 05 Nov '12, 11am

Regular passengers travelling on route 6 between Brighton station and Downs Park can now more easily catch up on emails on...

Bus and Coach News: First sells Wigan to Stagecoach for £12m: FirstGroup has sold its Wigan ... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: First sells Wigan to Stagec...

busandcoach.com 31 Oct '12, 11am

FirstGroup has sold its Wigan bus operations to Stagecoach for £12million. The sale is part of what First describes as the...

Singapore to See Slow Growth, High Inflation in...

cnbc.com 30 Oct '12, 4am

Singapore is likely to see another year of lackluster economic growth and elevated inflation in 2013 as exports remain wea...

Bus and Coach News: Passenger rights legislation delayed: Following consultation on the Euro... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Passenger rights legislatio...

busandcoach.com 26 Oct '12, 4pm

Following consultation on the European legislation on coach passengers’ rights, the Department of Transport has said the n...

Bus and Coach News: Luxury Citaros for Reading route: What are claimed by operator Stewarts ... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Luxury Citaros for Reading ...

busandcoach.com 26 Oct '12, 4pm

What are claimed by operator Stewarts Coaches of Reading to be among the most luxurious buses in Europe have this month en...

Bus and Coach News: NEBOA launch QCS alternativ...

busandcoach.com 31 Oct '12, 11am

A new range of multi-operator tickets, lower fares for young people and a pledge not to change the network for 12 months a...

Good Coach, Bad Coach: Motivation, Hormones, an...

From my column in today's Globe and Mail , a description of three very interesting experiments about how watching the righ...

Launches Online Bus Ticketing Service

Launches Online Bus Ticketing Service

myexpressbus.com 01 Nov '12, 5am

Luxury coach and express bus services are popular with people travelling between Malaysia and Singapore. Taking the expres...

Bus and Coach News: Go-Ahead aims for increased...

busandcoach.com 18 Oct '12, 10pm

Go-Ahead is looking for organic growth in its bus business with the aim of having a bus division operating profit of £100m...

Raspberry Pi looks for global market

electronicsweekly.com 30 Oct '12, 12am

Raspberry Pi will make its Electronica debut this year and suppliers RS and element14 are hoping the low cost embedded com...

Bus and Coach News: McGill's expands with McColl's takeover: McGill’s, Scotland’s biggest in... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: McGill's expands with McCol...

busandcoach.com 16 Oct '12, 10am

McGill’s, Scotland’s biggest independent bus operator, has announced further expansion with agreement to acquire the bus o...