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Ambitious plan for contactless payment on 32,000 buses in UK by 2020

Within six years’ time every one of Britain’s 32,000 buses will be able to accept contactless payments, using debit or credit cards, under ambitious multi-million-pound plans b...

Statistics show Alexander Dennis and Wrightbus led 2015 for vehicle registrations

On display in the latest figures by SMMT is 2015’s sharp increase in bus and coach registrations, writes busandcoach.com. “The rise of Wrightbus has been one of the sig...
Pollution-reducing technology to be installed in another 400 buses in England

Pollution-reducing technology to be installed in another 400 buses in England

Eighteen local authorities will receive support from the Clean Bus Technology Fund 2015 to retrofit 439 buses with technology to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions in pollution hotspo...

Which bus and public transport app is right for you in 2016?

Looking to download a new app to help you navigate your bus service and public transport this year but not sure which one? We’re here to help with options for London, Birmingham,...

Disruption expected as Liverpool’s Queen Square bus station undergoes upgrade

Originally constructed in 1996, Queen Square Bus Station, which is owned and operated by Merseytravel, caters for one million buses each year and is reputed to be the busiest in Eu...

Tim Deakin explains effect of Public Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations from January 1, 2016

Tim Deakin is routeONE magazine’s Senior Staff Journalist and chief test driver. In his article titled ‘PSVAR regulations: Are you ready for PSVAR?’, Tim explains...

Telesales with a difference: Mistral Group hiring at its Manchester office

Mistral Group is a leading provider of asset finance and vehicles to the UK bus and coach market. The Asset Finance team specialises in providing funding for bus and coaches and th...

New award categories added to the UK Coach Awards 2016 event

Entries are now being considered for 'Coach Industry Website of the Year' and 'Best Coach Industry Brand' following stakeholder feedback....

Mistral Group appoints John Green as Regional Sales Manager

The appointment of John Green is expected to have an immediate impact on the company’s operations in the East where Mistral has recognised an opportunity for growth....

Mistral supports Campaign For Better Transport campaign against bus funding cuts

Chief Operating Officer for Mistral Bus & Coach Steve Low is urging industry professionals to support Campaign For Better Transport's push against bus funding cuts that could affec...