Tuesday, 13 February 2018

A Yutong Electric Bus for London

Yutong has unveiled their 10 metre long electric single deck bus which will be demonstrated for London Bus service.

Pelican Bus and Coach has opened its new Yutong showroom and engineering base, with the visit of Jin Xu, Minister Councillor for Economic and Commercial Development at the Chinese Embassy in the UK.

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Route 153 converts to zero emission electric buses

Alexander Dennis and BYD have announced the conversion of London Buses route 153 to zero-emission single deck buses - which happened on Saturday 3rd February 2018.

Well before dawn on Saturday 3 February another fleet of BYD ADL pure electric buses took over operation of a fourth London bus route.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Improvements to railway lines in Scotland and Wales

Network Rail is making improvements to railway lines in Scotland and Wales.

In Scotland, Network Rail announces improvements to the Aberdeen to Inverness railway line to improve journey times.

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Unlimited Hopper fare launches for London Buses

TfL and the London Mayor announce the launch of the unlimited hopper fare for London Buses.

This press release, issued by the Mayor of London, was first published on

Over 140 million 'Hopper' journeys already made since it launched in September 2016

Around 13,000 additional passengers to now benefit from the unlimited 'Hopper' every day.

New frequent services for the London Underground Northern Line

TfL has announced a new higher-frequency evening peak period for the London Underground Northern Line.

Length of higher-frequency 'evening peak' period doubled to enable quicker and easier journeys home on London's busiest Tube line.

Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Eminox upgrades over 400 London buses to Euro VI standards - also London Bus tender awards

Eminox has announced over 400 London buses will be upgraded to Euro VI standards in preparation for the new Low Emission Bus Zones.

From Eminox

Lincolnshire based emissions reduction specialists Eminox has been key to upgrading over 400 buses ready for the introduction of the new Low Emission Bus Zones (LBEZ) across London for Arriva, Go Ahead Group and Tower Transit.

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