29 Oct '12, 5pm

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 hit NX profits: National Express has warned th... #bus #coach #diesel

National Express has warned that the loss of £15million of annual concessionary coach travel income will have an impact on the group's profits this year. In an interim management statement covering the third quarter of 2012 the company notes: “This has been a difficult year for the UK Coach business. The withdrawal of the government’s concessionary scheme has severely affected the affordability of travel for our senior citizen passengers, with a million fewer concessionary journeys expected in 2012. “To offset this, we have invested in our network, adding new routes and frequencies, with non-concessionary revenue on the express coach business up 1 per cent year-to-date. With intense price competition on competing rail journeys, we have discounted fares through the summer, driving stronger non-concessionary volume growth, up 4 per cent year-to-date and fully offsetting the ...

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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...

busandcoach.com 29 Oct '12, 5pm

First has relaunched its main Leeds to Bradford service as Hyperlink, with a fleet of 20 Wrightbus StreetCars replacing do...

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...

Peter Eriksson named as the new @UKA_athletics Olympic Head Coach. Read more: #athletics

Peter Eriksson named as the new @UKA_athletics ...

uka.org.uk 29 Oct '12, 11am

UK Athletics has today named Peter Eriksson as the newly appointed Olympic Head Coach. Eriksson, who will move on from his...

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...

How long does negative feedback affect athletic...

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

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...

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...

A V E R A G E JANE: Coach Holiday collection 2012 - via @haniehidayah

A V E R A G E JANE: Coach Holiday collection 20...

hanzbr.blogspot.com 29 Oct '12, 2pm

Coach continues the successful collaboration with London-born (now Brooklyn-based artist), Hugo Guinness with its 2nd limi...

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: 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: Quality agreement for Sandwell: Improved bus links to the Merry Hill sho... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Quality agreement for Sandw...

busandcoach.com 04 Nov '12, 10am

Improved bus links to the Merry Hill shopping centre, hospitals and West Bromwich town centre started last week following ...

Fabulous Food & Travel: Party on the bus in Sin...

pics.lockerz.com 31 Oct '12, 3am

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Step up from the Olympic to half-iron distance with these pro tips from coach Siri Lindley (@Selts):

Step up from the Olympic to half-iron distance ...

triathlon.competitor.com 29 Oct '12, 5pm

Strength is a key component to success at the half-iron distance. “Strength comes into play in so many different ways, whe...

Bus and Coach News: Commissioners query competence: Concerns about the capabilities of trans... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Commissioners query compete...

busandcoach.com 04 Nov '12, 10am

Concerns about the capabilities of transport managers – including the impecunious and the incompetent - are raised by two ...