Transport Focus; Passenger Survey Results, Smashing!

Transport Focus; Passenger Survey Results, Smashing!

There is an old expression that has been doing the rounds across the UK, since before Pontious was a pilot. And it is this, normally said by comedians looking for a quick, cheap gag, but also universally popular with many others. And this is it; “Typical, no bus for...
Time For The Coach?….

Time For The Coach?….

I have always been an unabashed fan of the humble coach, I have grown up with it from my earliest memories it has been part of my world. In fact the truth is that I like it or not I was born into it, my dad back in the day was once the MD of National Express Coach...
Roll Up, Roll Up, UK Bus Summit 2019

Roll Up, Roll Up, UK Bus Summit 2019

I cannot believe that it is 5 years since the first UK Bus summit, it only seems like yesterday, and what happy salad days of innocence and contentment they were. Back in the day, Brexit was not even a word, “Just call me Dave” Cameron was the Prime Minister, happily...
The UK Bus Industry; At The Crossroads; The Bad Bit

The UK Bus Industry; At The Crossroads; The Bad Bit

In my long career as a Busman, which I realised this year will actually cover 36 official years, and indeed in total a worryingly old 59 years unofficially as I was born into the Industry, and grew up in it back in the good old days of 1960. Come to think of I have...
Ireland’s Aircoach; A Class Act

Ireland’s Aircoach; A Class Act

I have been very fortunate in the last ten years or so to have been a reasonably regular visitor to the Emerald Isle. I suppose that like a fair few Brits I am able to identify with Ireland through immigration, in my case my mothers mother’s family came over at the...