Airlines Compete with Intercity Coaches for Affordable Travel

Airlines Compete with Intercity Coaches for Affordable TravelDespite the recent price hike for British railways, airplane tickets are becoming closer to bus fares, opening up plenty of options for affordable travel, both domestic and abroad. In many cases, it’s actually cheaper to take a flight between two cities than it is to take the train, and this is often at a fraction of the time it would take to Continue reading

National Express Forms New Partnership with Ouibus

National Express Forms New Partnership with OuibusFour of the European giants of bus transport have decided to join forces to face competition in the international market. As the UK market leader, with over 20 million passengers each year, it’s only natural that National Express would eventually form a partnership with the leading provider in France, Ouibus, which Continue reading

Ants and Bees, New Allies of Ecological Buses

Ants and Bees, New Allies of Ecological Buses
From record breaking heatwaves to sporadic weather conditions, it can seem that nature is looking for some retribution against humans for their contributions to climate change. Scientists have issued a series of warnings to the drastic consequences if carbon emissions are not reduced with more ecologically friendly Continue reading

Environmental objective 2030: reduce CO2 emissions by 40%

Environmental objective 2030: reduce CO2 emissions by 40%The European Commission (EC) recently presented the new objectives for the Clean Mobility Package Horizon 2030. It sets out the environmental objectives that affect the passenger transport sector and the legislative measures that should be applied to all new vehicles from the year 2025. Although all new vehicles Continue reading

Robot Buses and Flying Cars: What Does the Future Hold?

Robot Buses and Flying Cars: What Does the Future Hold?Technological Innovations seem to know no bound, and popular staples of science fiction, such as self-driving buses and flying cars might make a stop in reality sooner than we think. The transport sector is constantly evolving with innovations, such as electric buses, which are becoming more and more Continue reading

National Express Wins for Innovation at the UK Coach Awards 2017

National Express Wins for Innovation at the UK Coach Awards 2017Since 2008, the UK Coach Awards have been held each year to celebrate the country’s coaches and buses and award the industry’s best in a variety of categories. These range from coach operations to awards for individual people in the industry, including the best coach staff, engineer of the year and the top Continue reading

63% of UK citizens never travel by bus within the United Kingdom

63% of UK citizens never travel by bus within the United Kingdom.Following the publication of the special Eurobarometer “Autocar Services”, it is confirmed that buses have a decent reputation among users in the UK. This study, carried out by TNS UK for the European Commission, analyses the coach services in different European countries. The report includes: the number of users, occasions and Continue reading