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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.

Link: route-one.net

  • Accolades awarded to staff at Cardiff Bus for excellence in driving standards and loyal service

    Employees celebrate 200 years of service - Route One

    route-one.net 25 May '15, 3pm

    Accolades were awarded to staff at Cardiff Bus for excellence in driving standards and loyal service – as well as to team members who’ve “gone above and beyond the call of duty.” Six employees – Trevor Roberts, Wayne Robson, Ian Hooper, Lyndon Doolan, Cindy Rafii and David Donovan – p...

  • Rosso marks Gallipoli - Route One

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

    To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the battle of Gallipoli, Rossendale Transport, trading as Rosso, has put a 2003 Volvo into a special livery. The bus, which has been refurbished and repainted by Blackburn-based Bus & Coach World, uses the colours of The Lancashire Fusiliers. Me...

  • Reading Buses driver up for national award - Route One

    route-one.net 17 May '15, 5pm

    A Reading Buses female driver has been shortlisted for a national driver of the year award. Kerryn Hedley, 31, has reached the final stage of the ‘2015 FTA everywoman’ in the Transport & Logistics Awards – which “recognise the talents of remarkable women in the transport sector.” Havi...

  • Fresh application for additional vehicles by Oakwood Travel to be heard at public enquiry

    Fresh application by Oakwood to be heard at PI - Route One

    route-one.net 17 May '15, 6pm

    Following the withdrawal of an application for increased vehicle authority by Oakwood Travel, and for a licence by Red Rocket Bus, Oakwood submitted a fresh application for additional vehicles which Traffic Commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has directed will be heard at Public Inquiry (...

  • Camira wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, for the second time -

    Sustainability progress wins Queen’s Award - Route One

    route-one.net 12 May '15, 9am

    Yorkshire-based transport fabric company Camira has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development, for the second time. Manufacturing over 7.5 million metres of fabric a year from over 4,000 tonnes of raw material, Camira’s latest Queen’s Award recognises its environ...

  • First Optare MetroCity buses delivered outside London have entered service, with four being taken by Richard Bros

    Optare MetroCity makes a debut with Welsh operators - Route One

    route-one.net 16 May '15, 4pm

    The first Optare MetroCity buses delivered outside of London have entered service, with four being taken by Richard Bros, which runs routes in Ceredigion & Pembrokeshire. They are being followed this week with separate deliveries of MetroCity buses, coincidentally to other Welsh opera...

  • European Commission issues formal notice to UK Gov asking it to comment on non-compliance with EU O-Licensing laws

    Permit system under scrutiny - Route One

    route-one.net 10 May '15, 4pm

    The European Commission (EC) has issued an ‘infringement formal notice’ to the UK Government asking it to comment on its non-compliance with EU O-Licensing laws, by allowing “exemptions of certain types of UK passenger transport undertakings from the Requirements of Regulation (EC) No...

  • Stop-start engine technology expected to debut in conventional diesel buses in late 2016

    Stop-start coming from Q3 2016 - Route One

    route-one.net 08 May '15, 7pm

    Stop-start engine technology is expected to debut in conventional diesel buses in late 2016, says a leading industry engineer, building on its existing fitment to some hybrid models. Brian Maybin, Wright Group Engineering Director, says that engine and gearbox manufacturers are curren...

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