Out now: Issue 213 of Passenger Transport Issue 213 of Passenger Transport is published on July 12. Contents include:     LEAD STORY Midlands – ‘We won’t take no for an answer’Midlands Connect director Maria Machancoses tells transport summit: ‘This month marks a turning point … The Midlands deserves investment’   NEWS Virgin brands UK… Read More


Midlands – ‘We won’t take no for an answer’ Midlands Connect director Maria Machancoses told last week’s Midlands Transport Summit that this month marks a turning point for the region. ‘We’re here today to make ourselves heard,’ she said. ‘We’re not going to take no for an answer’  Maria Machancoses (right) with rail minister Andrew… Read More


Innovations (Issue 43, Summer 2019) Innovations: Practical application of technology in passenger transport. Supporting Coach & Bus UK 2019 technology exhibitors   Click on the image below to view Innovations (Issue 43, Summer 2019).   If you are viewing the site on a mobile or tablet device, tap here to read the supplement. Go to… Read More


Out now: Issue 212 of Passenger Transport Issue 212 of Passenger Transport is published on June 28. Contents include:     LEAD STORY ‘Road to Zero’:Buses are out in frontBuses are leading in the adoption of low carbon technologies and fuels, ahead of any other road transport sector in the UK – and this inspired… Read More


FirstGroup coup fails, but chairman departs Shareholders decline Coast Capital’s proposals, but Wolfhart Hauser leaves the group following ‘a very clear shot across the bows of the board’  Wolfhart Hauser   FirstGroup avoided an overhaul of its current board of directors after shareholders this week voted against proposals put forward by activist investor Coast Capital.… Read More