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Birmingham Bus Lanes ; The Promised Land!

As a resident of the West Midlands and a daily commuter into the City. I was delighted to learn that Transport For The West Midlands, have today announced that on the back of introducing Clean Air  Zone changing for certain polluting vehicles, they will also be...

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CILT Annual Conference; A Really Good Doo

The rather lovely rural setting of the The Cheslyn grange Hotel in leafy Warwickshire was the host of this years excellent CILT conference. I have been to several of these events over the years, but this really was excellent with a spell binding collection of...

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First Group Is This The Beginning Of the End?

The recent unsurprising departure of Mr Tim O'Toole frankly surprised very few, sadly when the dust of history has settled it will not reflect well on his time as the man at the helm of the SS Firstgroup. Some on social media have been happy to gloat and taunt and the...

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The Times They Are A Changing…..

Bob Dylan famously sand back in the nineteen sixties that the times are indeed a changing, and indeed they most certainly were, indeed the song was captured by the anti Vietnam war movement,as a protest song across the Collages and campuses across the USA before the...

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Journeys From Hell…..Whizz, Din, Wallop!

Normally I have to admit, I actually enjoy the whole traveling experience, nine times out of ten it is un-eventful and easy(ish). However, just now and again the God's conspire to make the whole thing a real challenge where your very humanity , patience, and temper,...

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Buses In Wales…..A Real Success

There is no doubt in my mind that the bus industry in the UK is under real threat at the moment. For some obscure reason it is being attacked at all levels. Increased congestion in our major towns and Cities has seen average journey times plummet. For example in...

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UK Coach Awards 2018, Are You Ready Blackpool

So, I have dusted off my suit, polished my shoes and been exercising my fingers so that I can open the gold coloured envelope that will tonight reveal the winner of the UK's top Coach driver. As selected by an expert panel after what was, I can tell you a very hard...

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New Legislation; Where Did That Come From?

It was really strange that DVLA decided to announce without any consultation or discussion with the Bus and Coach community that the period of time that commercial bus routes need to register a service in the UK has gone up from 30 days to 70 days. There was no...

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