Saturday, 22 October 2016

10 million London Bus journeys made with the new ‘hopper fare’

The Hopper Fare was launched on 12th September 2016 and has enjoyed great success with more than 10 million journeys being made so far. TFL and the London Mayor’s office have now unveiled their top 20 ‘hopper’ fare routes.

Contactless payment cards come to Stagecoach buses

Outside of London, Stagecoach Buses have launched contactless bank cards on their Oxfordshire services.

Monday, 17 October 2016

More new bus purchases, new West Croydon bus station and another SRM update

I have lots of bus news for you today from around Britain and Ireland and have selected various articles from the Web which I’ll re-print here and comment on, so let’s begin.

First up, we have the news that Stagecoach East Scotland has ordered the Volvo B5LH with Enviro400 MMC bodywork for their routes 20 and 21.

Stagecoach has ordered seven Volvo/ADL hybrid double-decks for its Dundee and Angus bus fleet with delivery due next spring.

The new buses will be introduced to routes 20 and 21, which run between Brechin, Forfar, Kirriemuir and Dundee providing regular journeys for commuters, students and shoppers into the city as well as providing vital local links to Stracathro Hospital.

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Monday, 10 October 2016

90 years of EYMS and another SRM update

I have some big news about the bus scene in England and will start off with the news extract regarding the anniversary of East Yorkshire Motorbus Service (EYMS).

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