Route One

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  • Oakwood Travel and director Philip Higgs disqualified from holding an O-Licence for seven years

    Seven-year ban for Oakwood

    route-one.net 30 Jul '15, 4pm

    Oakwood Travel and its Director Philip Higgs have been disqualified from holding or obtaining a PSV O-Licence for seven years, after Traffic Commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell revoked the company’s licence and refused its application for additional vehicles. The TC has also disqualified ...

  • One of our young people is learning a trade and gaining meaningful employment with thanks to @BluestarHQ

    Go-Ahead supports engineering trainee

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

    Go-Ahead’s Bluestar brand has teamed up with Southampton-based charity The Rainbow Project to provide job opportunities for young people. Aspiring engineer Craig Joplin was selected to spend time working at the firm’s Eastleigh depot and has “fitted into the team fantastically.” Adds ...

  • Compass Travel has recently taken delivery of six Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midibuses, supplied by Southdown PSV

    Compass Travel: Alexander Dennis Enviro200s

    route-one.net 20 Jul '15, 5pm

    Worthing-based Compass Travel has recently taken delivery of six Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midibuses, supplied by fellow West Sussex operator, and new and used bus dealer, Southdown PSV (01342 711840) . Two of the new buses powered by Euro 5 Cummins ISBe engines are 8.9m examples and...

  • Transport Focus holding seminars on bus punctuality, looking at findings of its recent report, What’s the hold-up? -

    Punctuality: Don’t ignore it

    route-one.net 09 Jul '15, 10am

    User watchdog Transport Focus is holding six seminars on bus punctuality, in which it looks at the findings of its recent report What’s the hold-up? In Liverpool last week, Senior TC Beverley Bell had her say on the issue – and that’s worth listening to. Tim Deakin reports. Punctualit...

  • Shearings let off with a warning

    route-one.net 06 Jul '15, 6pm

    Wigan-based Shearings has been given a formal warning by Deputy Traffic Commissioner (DTC) Simon Evans over breaches of the tachograph rules by a few of its drivers. The DTC had reserved decision over what action to take after the company, of Miry Lane, Wigan, appeared before him at a...

  • @woodfines @transportlaw

    Duxford law gathering

    route-one.net 07 Jul '15, 9pm

    More than 100 PSV and HGV operators and managers gathered at the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, Cambridge, to hear the latest legal and regulatory updates at the fourth annual Woodfines Solicitors Road Transport Conference. Head of Transport Law at Woodfines Solicitors, Tim Ridyard, ...

  • Bus lane cuts cost revealed

    route-one.net 08 Jul '15, 4pm

    The cost to Arriva of Liverpool City Council’s decision to permanently axe all but four bus lanes has been shown in figures revealed by Merseyside’s largest operator. Speaking at a Transport Focus seminar on bus punctuality monitoring in Liverpool last Monday (29 June), Arriva Merseys...

  • Congratulations @EdwardsCoaches on 90 years of operations! 90 years well spent. @routeoneteam

    Edwards Coaches: 90 years of opportunity

    route-one.net 05 Jun '15, 7pm

    Edwards has started its 91st year of operation in a good place, having won numerous awards, most recently at the National Coach Tourism Awards. Jessamy Chapman visits the business to discover the thinking that makes Wales’ largest coach operator so successful. It’s the biggest coach o...


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