The History of the UK Coach Industry

The History of the UK Coach IndustryWhile coaches are a familiar sight on the UK’s motorways, other European nations such as Germany and France have only recently liberalised the market for intercity bus transport. In Great Britain, horse-drawn stagecoaches had been in use between the 1500s and the 1830s and 1840s, when the invention and Continue reading

Innovative technologies make coach trips safer and more eco-friendly

Innovative technologies make coach trips safer and more eco-friendlyTaking the coach is known to be a highly eco-friendly and also safe way of travelling. However, in order to improve their services even further, coach companies are currently opting for highly innovative technologies. Last week, for instance, the UK’s largest coach company National Express signed a multi-year contract Continue reading

Powered by poo: Thanks to alternative fuel the Bio-Bus is highly eco-friendly

Powered by poo: Thanks to alternative fuel the Bio-Bus is highly eco-friendlyTaking the coach is a very eco-friendly way of travelling between cities. According to calculations of the government initiative Act on CO2, a traveller on a coach with an average amount of passengers on board will only produce 4.8 kg of emissions per 100 kilometres. In comparison, a single passenger Continue reading

The evolution of bus journeys

The evolution of bus journeysMany travellers still associate bus journeys with past school trips and ill-equipped coaches. By offering free WiFi, diverse entertainment possibilities and inexpensive snacks, providers of intercity buses have managed to improve the reputation of bus journeys significantly in recent years. Nevertheless, an Continue reading