An Icon Of The Bus Industry.

The BBC have recently been showing a rather fascinating documentary series which has selected 4 different individuals from a range of carefully selected categories and then post the show asked viewers to vote for a winner. A simple enough concept, and I have to say...

Meeting Andy Burnham M.P.(Once)

I once had tea with Andy Burnham the present day Mayor of Manchester, back then he was an MP, and I was in the House of Commons as a guest of a former Glasgow MP, called Johns Lyons. We had arranged to meet with Andy with an initial view to talk about the challenges...
The Joy Of A Hat, First Impressions…

The Joy Of A Hat, First Impressions…

I was reflecting the other day on the start of my career in the bus industry, it started in 1983, I recall reporting for duty at the rather grand head office of the West Yorkshire Road Car Company. The training office was located adjacent to the Stray, the name given...

Getting Ahead In Dublin

It was most encouraging to see my first copy of CBW or Coach And Bus Weekly slide into my pigeon hole at Clent towers. As my eager fingers peeled back the plastic cover, low and behold, what did I see but two of Go Ahead Dublin’s finest, new, shiny buses, gleaming in...