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Route One

Weekly magazine for the coach and bus industry including reports, features and comment on every aspect of the UK market.

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  • Grey’s of Ely Director Richard Grey arrested for playing golf on football pitch -

    Richard Grey is arrested - Route One

    route-one.net 28 Feb '15, 7pm

    Grey’s of Ely Director Richard Grey was arrested on Friday (20 February) for playing golf on a football pitch. The arrest was part of a charity ‘Jail & Bail’ event to raise money for Cambridge charity Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). At 0845hrs Mr Grey was found playing ‘a casual...

  • Alba Travel, of Penrith rebrands, operation

    Alba Travel of Penrith rebrands - Route One

    route-one.net 27 Feb '15, 8pm

    Alba Travel, of Penrith, has rebranded its operation. Since starting in 2002, it has grown to a fleet size of 15, providing a range of group travel services, including various transfers in the Lake District National Park for hotels, tour operators and event organisers. The new brandin...

  • Mid-Anglia Coach Operators Association’s annual dinner dance raises £630 for charity -

    Dinner raises cash for air ambulance - Route One

    route-one.net 28 Feb '15, 10am

    The Mid-Anglia Coach Operators Association’s annual dinner dance on Saturday (21 February) raised £630 for charity. The evening at the Bedford Lodge Hotel, Newmarket, sponsored by Backhouse Jones, Plaxton and Volvo, welcomed 110 guests. The charity raffle was in aid of the MAGPAS Heli...

  • DVLA issues warning about e-mail scam asking drivers to verify licence and vehicle tax details via online link

    DVLA warns of scam e-mails - Route One

    route-one.net 28 Feb '15, 5pm

    The DVLA has issued a fresh warning about an e-mail scam that asks drivers to verify their driving licence and vehicle tax details via an online link. The e-mail, which wrongly claims to have been sent from DVLA, appears to be an attempt to trick drivers into providing personal detail...

  • Damory/Optare Solo SRs - Route One

    route-one.net 21 Feb '15, 6pm

    As part of a larger investment by Go South Coast, Dorset-based Damory has received five Solo SRs, built and supplied by Optare (08434 873200). They are operating in Bridport, Dorchester and Lyme Regis and are 9m variants, seating 30. “These new buses are set to deliver exceptional per...

  • NN Creswell Coach Hire/Alexander Dennis Enviro200 - Route One

    route-one.net 17 Feb '15, 8pm

    The 2015 Coach Holiday Conference – the must attend event for coach operators and industry suppliers – will be held at the Hilton Reading from 22 to 23 February 2015. The event which has attracted record numbers over the past three years with more than 180 delegates attending the 2014...

  • Sarah Sillars OBE named Chief Executive by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM)

    IAM head to help improve driving skills and standards - Route One

    route-one.net 07 Feb '15, 12pm

    Sarah Sillars OBE has been named Chief Executive by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM). She takes up her role on 5 February, having previously overseen the commercialisation of Semta, the sector skills council for engineering and advanced manufacturing. IAM Chairman Alistair Ch...

  • DVSA confirms it is actively pursuing operators not complying with Disability Discrimination Act

    DVSA clamps down on DDA 'dodgers' - Route One

    route-one.net 05 Feb '15, 2pm

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that it is actively pursuing operators that are not complying with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). DDA compliance became mandatory for buses with a maximum gross weight (MGW) of 7,500kg or below and a carrying capac...

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