Bizarre Bus News: Alien on Board and Where Does the Fox Go?

Bizarre Bus News: Alien on Board and Where Does the Fox Go?There’s a lot of things going on in the world of buses and coaches. While the launch of a new bus connection, attractive deals or the achievements of individual coach companies count amongst the more normal pieces of information, from time to time a more bizarre one pops up. We have collected the Continue reading

Coach as Inexpensive Alternative: Rail Engineering Works Cause Disruptions on Bank Holiday Weekend

Coach as Inexpensive Alternative: Rail Engineering Works Cause Disruptions on Bank Holiday WeekendWith a Bank Holiday weekend ahead, many UK travellers are about to visit friends and family or to spend some relaxing days in one of the UK’s many holiday destinations such as Brighton or the Lake District area. However, passengers and commuters alike should prepare for disruptions when planning Continue reading

National Express connects London’s Southbank with Stansted Airport

National Express connects London’s Southbank with Stansted AirportTravellers visiting London or using a plane from Stansted to escape the city for a few days have all reason to celebrate. Last Monday, the coach company has launched additional bus connections to and from Stansted Airport. “Getting to and from the airport needn’t be a hassle – we’re delighted to be making Continue reading

Railway Company Adds Fourth Class to Compete with Low-Cost Coaches

Railway Company Adds Fourth Class to Compete with Low-Cost CoachesMany people are of the opinion that a train is a fairly convenient mode of public transport, whereas an intercity bus is targeted at those travellers which are willing to sacrifice comfort in order to save some money. A European train company, however, is about to challenge this view by introducing a fourth class on its 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

“Too much sun” or the “wrong type of snow”: The Best Explanations for Train Delays

Life isn’t exactly a bowl of cherries anyway but it’s even harder for commuters. With ongoing debates about an overnight underground service for London, tube strikes are nothing out of the ordinary causing even Boris Johnson to look for alternative means of transport. City-to-city travellers are also affected Continue reading

Essex Blogger saved money taking a plane via Berlin instead of a train… he could have saved even more

Essex Blogger saved money taking a plane via Berlin instead of a domestic train… but he could have saved even more18-year-old British blogger Jordan Cox is an expert at saving money. When he was giving a lecture on couponing in Sheffield, he was surprised to find out that the train back to his hometown Hutton would cost him £47. Instead of grudgingly booking the pricey train ticket, he looked for other means of transport Continue reading

National Express: Connecting Stansted Airport on Christmas Day

National Express: Connecting Stansted Airport on Christmas DayWhile most British travellers are used to the fact that train networks shut down for Christmas Day, international tourists or people new to the UK might be surprised to find out that their usual train is not running on 25 December. This can be particularly problematic when it comes to airport transfer services Continue reading

Coach Companies are Driving Home for Christmas

Coach Companies are Driving Home for ChristmasChristmas is a busy time of year in the public transport industry as numerous of travellers are looking for inexpensive options to visit friends and relatives. While many train providers offer reduced services, leading to many changes and longer journey times, coach companies try to cater to the travellers’ Continue reading

Arriva Trains Wales Strike: When there’s no train, take the bus!

Arriva Trains Wales Strike: When there’s no train, take the bus!Welsh travellers are about to be faced with major transport disruptions as Arriva Trains Wales drivers will go on strike this Thursday. Despite efforts by the train company, members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) have decided to walk out at 00:01am on 12 November. The Industrial Action Continue reading