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Transport Select Committee…Digging Deep

I recently saw a photo on Faceache as someone called it of several fine and decent fellows, who I know, who were snapped in a well known London boozer, located close to the House of Commons. An establishment that I have to confess I have enjoyed the benefits of in the...

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A Sad Day At Stagecoach Midlands.

I have just watched the BBC1 national news, where after Brexit and Trump, the third story was about the outcome of a trail at Birmingham Crown Court.  Where a 77 year year old relief bus driver had lost control of his bus, and crashed in the City centre of Coventry....

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National Express Reunion….A Right Good Duo!

I was delighted and surprised some five years ago to receive an invitation from a very nice chap called Mike, who asked me if I would like to attend a reunion of former National Express employees, contractors, or indeed anyone who had anything at all to do with...

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Disruption – The New Normal?

Our good friends at Transport Focus, have only gone and done it again, yes they have just published the findings of a series of excellent workshops held at a bus Company very close to  my heart, namely Brighton and Hove Bus Company. The purpose of the exercise was to...

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Community Transport Under Threat

One of the many strange things that this post Brexit world has thrown up has been some recent legislation that is being investigated by various user groups following requests for input by the  Department of  transport and civil servants to try and get some guidance on...

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The Brexit Drama Continues…

I was trying to work out today as I watched the whole sorry Brexit drama play out on the national media if this was the single most important historical event that has taken place since the end of the Second World War. My conclusion was that actually without doubt it...

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Doing Bird…..Prison Life

I was watching a Netflix documentary recently about a man called Steven Avery, now the world is clearly split into two halves, those who know about this case, and those who don’t. This is by any stretch of the imagination an extraordinary and bizarre documentary. In a...

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The Bus Industry At The Crossroads?

The good old bus and Coach Industry has been through some turbulent times of late after thirty plus years it’s been stripped of funding since the austerity years. In addition congestion has got worse, patronage has declined and is now plummeting in London, which had...

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UK Bus Awards: The tension Mounts….

Well, the judging has been completed, the debates and lively discourse have finished and now it is time to reveal the winners from this years bumper crop of entrants as the great and the good will gather at the quirky and fashionable Troxy in central London. To be...

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Highways England: Christmas Comes Early

The most recent budget saw the Chancellor Mr PHilip Hammond donate a huge amount of money to Highways England so that they can spend more money on roads. In fact he donated more money to repairing pot holes than he did for supporting the police force. And this in a...

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