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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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  • Electric was talked about seriously as a power source for minibuses and minicoaches at CV show

    Route-One | Manufacturers | Electric minis are coming, say CV Show exhibitors

    route-one.net 01 May '16, 6pm

    It was a subdued CV Show at the NEC in Birmingham this week. Among the vans, trucks and trailers were some vehicles of PCV interest at the smaller end of the market, and for the first time electric was talked about seriously as a power source for minibuses and minicoaches. Tim Deakin ...

  • Phil Stockley is to be Transdev Blazefield’s new Marketing and Commercial Director -

    Route-One | People | Phil Stockley to move to Transdev Blazefield

    route-one.net 29 Apr '16, 12pm

    Phil Stockley is to be Transdev Blazefield’s new Marketing and Commercial Director, starting in August. “This latest appointment will help ensure we won’t miss a beat and carry on, full force,” says CEO Alex Hornby He joins from Wellglade and brings 25 years’ experience in senior role...

  • Arriva in talks to sell its Burton-upon-Trent operation to independent Midland Classic

    Route-One | Bus routes | Arriva plans sale of Burtonoperation to Midland Classic

    route-one.net 27 Apr '16, 2pm

    Arriva is in talks to sell its Burton-upon-Trent operation to independent Midland Classic. The deal would almost double the size of Midland Classic’s operation from a current peak vehicle requirement (PVR) of 24 to 46. In a statement Arriva says: “We are currently in talks about the p...

  • Orlaco provides system to avoid rear end damage on longer coaches and buses

    Route-One | Product News | Orlaco provides system to avoid rear end damage

    route-one.net 27 Apr '16, 5pm

    One of the most damage-prone areas on longer coaches and buses are the rear corners when making a sharp turn. That is why Orlaco has designed a camera system designed to improve the driver’s vision of these parts of the vehicle. The Rear Corner View camera shows the entire rear of the...

  • Great to see @BorderBus acquiring another ex @MistralGroup fleet bus

    Border Bus adds another vehicle to meet growth

    route-one.net 07 Apr '16, 11am

    Beccles, Suffolk-based Border Bus has further expanded its fleet thanks to strong passenger numbers. It had added a five-year-old, 37-seat Alexander Dennis Enviro200 that has been re-trimmed by Euro Group UK and, like the remainder of 17-strong fleet’s single-deckers, given a cherishe...

  • ‘Zap’ people’s perceptions

    route-one.net 02 Apr '16, 6pm

    Cityzap, a new intercity bus concept starting between York and Leeds, has just gone live. The new Transdev service offers non-stop trips between the two cities every 30 minutes, with late buses at weekends until 0300hrs. The buses have leather seats, extra personal space, USB power po...

  • @routeoneteam A big thanks to Route One for putting our success story online and in the magazine:

    Award for managed transport provider

    route-one.net 31 Mar '16, 12pm

    The CMAC Group is celebrating its win of the Growing Business Award at the Red Rose Awards 2016, held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool earlier in March. CMAC, which offers a managed transport and accommodation service under a number of brands including Coach Hire Booking and Flight ...

  • Safeguard Coaches returns to Plaxton by taking a second 70-seat Leopard

    Safeguard’s second Leopard

    route-one.net 08 Apr '16, 5pm

    Guildford operator Safeguard Coaches has returned to Plaxton by taking a second 70-seat Leopard, with Managing Director Andrew Halliday hailing the cost-effective model as “a workhorse that combines style with performance.” The 12.8m coach is built on a Volvo B8R underframe with the E...

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