Transdev Takes Over Yorkshire Tiger

Arriva UK bus sells West Yorkshire operator to Transdev Blazefield This Summer, there will be a change of ownership for Yorkshire Tiger. It was announced today [Thursday 15 April 2021] that Arriva UK Bus have decided to sell their Yorkshire Tiger operation to Transdev Blazefield. The sale includes its two depots in Elland and Waterloo […]

Read More Transdev Takes Over Yorkshire Tiger

Fun With Bus Route Branding

A fun little article on How to brand or rebrand our bus routes One of the key parts of the Department for Transport’s National Bus Strategy is local branding based on community focus instead of operational needs. At present, there are some examples of best practice with Transdev and The Go-Ahead Group marketing its bus […]

Read More Fun With Bus Route Branding

Franchised Buses Get The Green Light

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham goes for Bus Franchising Scheme Nearly four years after he was elected as Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham stuck to his pledge to reform Greater Manchester’s buses. Following a second consultation, he made his announcement at 1440 beside Stand E of Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange. The Free Trade Experiment with […]

Read More Franchised Buses Get The Green Light

AI’s ‘Aye’ For The 111: Introducing Optibus

Stagecoach Group invests in AI based bus route planning tool Investment will help plan the changes in travel coming out of the Covid-19 pandemic; New AI platform Optibus will help improve service delivery and provide more efficient timetables; State-of-the-art artificial intelligence, advanced algorithms and cloud computing used to make timetables smarter; Major technological transformation will […]

Read More AI’s ‘Aye’ For The 111: Introducing Optibus