The Sad Demise Of Yourbus

The Sad Demise Of Yourbus

It is always for me anyway, a sad day when a bus Company ceases trading, especially when you have been involved in some way with the actual Company itself. My association with Yourbus goes right back to 2009, when I was working at the Diamond Bus Company in Tividale,...
Route One Awards; A Great Doo. Thanks To Hugh!

Route One Awards; A Great Doo. Thanks To Hugh!

So, as it happened the black dinner jacket was dusted off and black shiny shoes polished, and of course the black dickie bow tie was taken out of retirement, and given an airing at the rather splendid Hilton Metropole Hotel, located in the heart of the NEC complex....
The UK Bus Industry ; At The Crossroads

The UK Bus Industry ; At The Crossroads

For those solid and staid souls who have followed my ramblings since 2009 when I started this whole blog malarkey. You may have detected one theme throughout, namely my regular commentaries on the future of the UK Bus industry. If truth be told it has fluctuated quite...
CILT Well Represented At The UK Bus And Coach Show

CILT Well Represented At The UK Bus And Coach Show

It only seems like yesterday that I was bobbing along in the vast expanse of the floor number 4 at the NEC, slowly taking in all the wonders that were the Bus and Coach show 2018. For a sad old busman like me this is my regular pilgrimage to worship at the altar of...
More Good News For The UK Bus Industry!

More Good News For The UK Bus Industry!

What an amazing week for the Uk Bus industry, first we had the CPT national bus strategy a long overdue positive piece of work that gives A national bus policy for the nation. Second we had the Scottish government committing over 500 million pounds into a pro bus...
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...