British Rail Prices Projected to Rise by 3.2% in 2019

British Rail Prices Projected to Rise by 3.2% in 2019On 15 August, rail fares were projected to increase by another 3.2% in January 2019. This comes despite calls from commuters and campaigners to freeze the fares after this year’s steep price hike of 3.6% coupled with a general lack of satisfaction due to frequent rail strikes. In May, timetable changes led to the cancellation of Continue reading

Stagecoach is Testing the UK’s first Driverless Bus

Stagecoach is Testing the UK’s first Driverless BusesOne of the UK’s largest transport groups, Stagecoach, will be giving the UK’s first full-sized driverless bus a test trial later this year. Similar passenger test trials have already been conducted on small driverless vehicles in France, and China has already been testing larger driverless buses on Shenzhen roads. Stagecoach claims that Continue reading

Best Coach Connection of July: Bournemouth to Brighton

Best Coach Connection of July: Bournemouth to Brighton

Is there a more quintessential summer holiday than a trip to the beach? While many instantly think of faraway locations, there are some nice beaches along the British coast as well. The UK is known for its charming seaside towns and dramatic coastlines, and there are some beautiful beaches as well. This month’s featured Continue reading

Best Coach Connection of June: Cardiff to Swansea

Best Coach Connection of June: Cardiff to SwanseaRolling hills, dramatic coastlines, brilliant beaches and a castle never far away, Wales is one of the most unique and beautiful destinations in Europe. This June’s connection of the month is on the southern coast between Cardiff and Swansea. Both cities offer a rich history, plenty of natural beauty to take in and an abundance of Continue reading

Best Coach Connection of May: Newcastle upon Tyne to York

Best Coach Connection of May: Newcastle upon Tyne to YorkHistoric alleyways, colossal monuments, scenic parks and ancient histories, both Newcastle upon Tyne and York are a history lover’s dream come true with so many cultural offerings to cater to any type of tourist. May’s sunnier weather also makes strolls through both cities all the more optimal, whether it be crossing Newcastle’s famous Continue reading

Autonomous Buses Arrive in Stockholm

Autonomous Buses Arrive in StockholmEarlier this year, tests of autonomous buses began in a real context on the streets of Stockholm’s financial district of Estocolomo. This autonomous driving project has put its shuttle minibuses to the test, sharing the streets with pedestrians, cyclists and other vehicles. These buses run can at speeds of up to 24 km/h and form part of Continue reading

Best Coach Connection of April: Ipswich to Cambridge

Best CheckMyBus Connection for April: Ipswich to CambridgeSpring is finally here, and as the days get longer, the flowers begin to bloom and temperatures get warmer, it’s natural to want to finally spend some quality time outside. The UK is truly stunning in the spring as its countryside springs to life, and there is no shortage of wonderful destinations to choose from, such as the Continue reading