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Watford Night Club Security….

It is in truth very rare that a man like myself finds himself going out late a night, rarer still that I find myself attempting on a Friday night to attempt to get into a nigh club, indeed three in this particular case. the reasons why I found myself in Watford are...

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And The Winners Are The Route One Awards!

Last night I attended the excellent Route One awards at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in down town West Midlands. It was by any stretch of the imagination a lavish doo, with the good and the great assembled in the rather splendid Monarch suite of the Hilton. It was a...

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Bus And Coach Show 2017; The Wait Is Over.

The iconic National Exhibition Centre set right in the heart of the UK, is the venue for the 2017 Bus and Coach show now in its twenty plus years history of celebrating as well as showcasing the very best vehicles, technologies and systems that the UK Bus and Coach...

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And The Winner Is…..Humility.

"It is not the winning or the losing but the taking part that counts".`That little mantra was always drummed into me when i was a youngster, from not only my parents, and teachers but everyone else in between. Looking back is that true? Is it the winning or the losing...

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How Can We Make The Most Of Cloud Travel?

There is absolutely no doubt about it, we as a species are drawn to living together in dense urban areas, statistics suggest that a massive 56% of the entire population on the planet reside in urban clusters. It is predicted that by 2050, that figure will increase to...

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Transaid Challenge…….Paris Or Bust!

Well the training has been done and the hours put in, and the time is almost upon us. The uTrack team are lean and mean, (well sort of nice mean if truth be told) all the bikes are gathered and the kit has been tested and all preparations are done. So, it is time to...

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Passenger Focus; Why It Is So Important.

The customer is always right, or so they say. Mind you I was never too sure who "they' actually were, other than brighter souls than myself. Funny thing is that we are all at different times customers ourselves. We all need things at different times that requires us...

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Harry Blundred: A Pioneer Of The UK Bus Industry

There are, if the truth be told, few people that ever really make a big impression on the careers that they embark upon. If the truth be told the vast majority of us bumble along doing our best and trying hard not to mess things up. Nothing at all wrong with that, it...

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Bus Versus Car; A Loosing Battle?

I have spent my life believing in the principle of equality, all men it is said are born equal, and up to a point that is true. Some are gifted with bounty and kindness from day one on this earth, while many others are born into hardship and deprivation. I remember a...

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Route One Awards; A Great Night Out.

So the date is set and everything is sorted, the dinner jackets will be out as will the cocktail dresses for what looks like being an excellent night out at one of the Industries biggest celebrations of the best of the best that the UK Bus and Coach industry have to...

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Mr. Leon Daniels A Top Man

I received a message on one of the social media channels recently, announcing the retirement of a man whom I hold in the highest personal regard, none other than Mr Leon Daniels, presently the Managing Director for Surface Transport for Transport For London. I have...

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Dublin uTrack Office ; A New Beginning!

It is in my opinion a truth in life that any good business requires good people, good values, and good products. Furthermore it needs to also have decent core principles at the heart of its business ethos. Eight years ago I took a decision to remove myself from the...

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uTrack Update September 2017

Harold Wilson the one time Prime Minister of the UK, once said a week is a long time in politics. Well time has flown by in uTrack land and it is hard to believe that the last newsletter that we sent out was well over a year ago. Since then we have been really busy...

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Driver Shortages, What Is The Answer?

There is no doubt about it that the issue of driver shortage is the elephant in the corner that is simply not going to go away. The recent Busmark workshop meeting held in London clearly highlighted a deep felt concern that the problem is not only real and apparent,...

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