CILT Excellence Awards Shortlist Announced

CILT Excellence Awards Shortlist Announced

Well I am certainly looking forward to attending the centenary awards event at the rather swanky Lancaster Gate in central London. I have been to this event several times, indeed the last time that I attended uTrack won the technology award. We beat the likes of TFL,...

Come Fly With Me

One of the downsides of having cancer, is that it leaves you unable to fly, the reason being that your immune system is radically reduced both by the effects of cancer, and the effects of the chemotherapy. This has meant that since last July I have not been on a...
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...
The New Bus World Order

The New Bus World Order

I read an interview in Route One magazine at silly o’clock this morning when enjoying the joys of insomnia, it was with the new MD of Arriva UK Bus, a chap who had spent his career in the Airline industry with spells at Rolls Royce. He seemed like a decent enough chap...