Imber Village; Bus Pilgrimage Begins Again

Imber Village; Bus Pilgrimage Begins Again

So it was that this weekend just gone was the annual fund raising trip to Imber village located deep in Salisbury Plain. Where vintage and not so vintage, buses, drivers, conductors and enthusiasts for one day only are allowed access to the village where time stood...
Newcastle Bottle Clean Air Decision

Newcastle Bottle Clean Air Decision

It takes courage to sometimes do the right thing, irrespective of whatever pressures might be applied. What has happened is that following public consultation about some far reaching and challenging decisions designed to reduce air pollution, and avoid potential heavy...
Rotala Coming Of Age In 2019

Rotala Coming Of Age In 2019

Have you ever been part of a really exciting journey? I am talking about a period in your life where the stars aligned, and suddenly the Company that you worked for, and the people in it found a new sense of energy and purpose, that meant that you could conquer the...
Quality And Ingenuity In The Bus Industry

Quality And Ingenuity In The Bus Industry

It was an inspiring get together last Thursday at the IOM in central London. The posse gathered as required for a ten thirty kick off. As usual there were some familiar and friendly faces, and equally important some new members who had come to judge for the first...
UK Bus Awards Judging Begins…

UK Bus Awards Judging Begins…

So, my facebook page tells me that the judging has now formally begun to find the worthy winners of the 2019 UK Bus Awards. These awards are excellent and unless I am mistaken this year will be the 24th year that they have been recognising, rewarding and inspiring the...
The Tide Is Finally Turning?

The Tide Is Finally Turning?

Well, who would have thought it my dear chums, after all this time it appears that according to the latest report from the guru who is my good friend Chris Cheek, the UK Bus industry has finally turned a corner. In fairness the positive signs have been sprouting for a...