The City of York Introduces Electric Buses to Combat Air Pollution

The City of York Introduces Electric Buses to Combat Air PollutionBetween being caught up in daily routines and the excitement of holiday planning, it’s often easy to forget about the environmental impact our choices make. Traveling by coach rather than car is one decision that helps decrease the carbon emissions in the air by reducing traffic. Fortunately, cities like York Continue reading

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach service

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach serviceThe Scottish coach company megabus is known for low-cost tickets starting from only £1. Maybe this is one of the reasons why its luxury sleepercoach service could not quite convince UK travellers and will be discontinued on 21 May. The overnight coach service was launched in 2013 and has been connecting Continue reading

The world of buses is full of curiosities: rooftop gardens, dog tours and unconventional fuels

The world of buses is full of curiositiesIf you believe buses are just used for boring school trips or overcrowded public transport, take a closer look at the international bus industry. Tinkerer and innovators around the world are working on groundbreaking projects to improve the attractiveness of buses as means of transportation as well Continue reading

Coach travel with children

Coach travel with childrenTaking the coach is one of the most affordable and eco-friendly ways of travelling but it can also be fairly time-consuming. If you’re an experienced traveller, then this won’t bother you too much but if you’re travelling with children, it’s a different scenario. This is why we came up with some pieces of advice Continue reading

First UN Wonder Woman Day: National Express celebrates women in the transport industry

First UN Wonder Woman Day: National Express celebrates women in the transport industryFor the last 75 years, Wonder Woman has inspired young girls and women from all over the world. The DC comic book heroine filled a void in the otherwise male-dominated comic sphere, which is why the United Nations have decided to celebrate the iconic role-model by honouring her with a day of her own. Continue reading

Taking the Car out of Cardiff: World Car Free Day in the UK and Worldwide

Taking the Car out of Cardiff: World Car Free Day in the UK and WorldwideEvery year, on 22 September about 1,500 cities in 40 countries celebrate World Car Free Day. In order to cut down pollution and to reduce traffic and noise, cars are either banned from large parts of the city centres or other activities and competitions are offered which are meant to encourage the population Continue reading

More comfort, less pollution: National Express adds new Platinum buses for the Black Country

More comfort, less pollution: National Express adds new Platinum buses for the Black CountryTaking the coach is not only cost-effective but also very comfortable – especially so if you happen to live in the Black Country. The coach company National Express has recently invested £8mio in the addition of 46 Platinum buses. The brand-new vehicles currently operate the 529 service between Continue reading

More Comfort, Less Pollution: National Express Adds New State-of-the-Art Platinum Buses

More Comfort, Less Pollution: National Express Adds New State-of-the-Art Platinum BusesTravellers in the West Midlands have reason to celebrate as the bus company National Express is about to add numerous new state-of-the-art buses to serve the whole of the Black Country. As part of a test run, some of the two-toned grey Platinum buses have been in use since May 2015 and have made journeys Continue reading