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VDL Futura proclaimed ‘International Coach of the Year 2012'

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  And the winner is .... VDL Bus & Coach beat the tough competition and has been awarded the prestigious title ‘International Coach of the Year 2012’. During the ‘Coach Euro Test 2011’, held in Norway, the Futura was chosen as the winner from a field of strong competitors. The members of the jury based their decision primarily on the total concept of the participating coaches, with special focus on practical usability, fit and finish, and efficiency. Coach of the Year 2012 
The ‘Coach of the Year 2012’ jury included professional journalists from 19 Eur...

National Express Group announcement: Continental coach travel booms as passengers choose value

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Continental coach travel booms as passengers choose budget travel 44% increase in coach passengers to Paris in June 2011 vs. June 2010 Ash Cloud was catalyst for coach boom Surge in demand for budget travel from French and American travellers National Express is laying on around one hundred additional coaches during peak months to meet demand on their London to Paris service – as continental coach travel booms. Half year results from Eurolines, the European arm of National Express, reveal that almost 100,000 people have travelled by coach between London and Pari...

EU revises regulations for passengers’ coach transport

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The new law comes into force in early 2013. Passengers will be entitled to compensation in case of large delays, as well as for meals or accommodation in case of failure on international routes.More information from the Euronews website: A new EU law on coach passengers’ rights will come into effect in 2013. The rules cover all long-distance scheduled passenger services, whether national or crossing borders.Compensation can be as much as half of the purchase price as well as a full refund of the ticket, if an operator cancels a service or somehow cannot honour the transp...

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