£56m plan to bring 105 e-buses to Manchester Stagecoach planning £21.5m bid for support from the government’s £48m Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme for fleet of full electric double-deckers   Alexander Dennis has already won orders for bettery-powered Enviro400 EV City vehicles from Metroline   Stagecoach is seeking government funding for a ambitious £56m plan to… Read More

A new chapter for Welsh rail Rhodri Clark spoke to Colin Lea, mobilisation director at Transport for Wales Rail Services   The entire fleet used by ATW will be replaced between 2019 and 2024, mostly with 148 new trains   The months and years ahead will be ones of major change at Wales and Borders,… Read More

Out now: Issue 191 of Passenger Transport Issue 191 of Passenger Transport is published on August 17. Contents include:     LEAD STORY Grayling should be ‘moved on’, says BakerFormer Lib Dem minister ‘respected and worked’ collegiately with three Tory transport secretaries – but believes that current incumbent must go   NEWS ‘Rail users need… Read More

Grayling – ‘He’s King Midas In Reverse’ Chris Grayling has shamelessly blamed others and he is always reacting to events, not leading them. It’s time he was moved on   Chris Grayling was made transport secretary in July 2016     I have always liked that old 1967 Hollies song, King Midas In Reverse. Here’s… Read More

Operations Manager – Go-Ahead Dublin   Operations Manager We are Go-Ahead Ireland, the country’s brand new bus operator. With our head office based in Ballymount in Dublin 12, we are looking to recruit an Operations Manager to manage the Dublin Commuter services which are due to commence operating in the rest half of 2019. This… Read More