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...
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A few days ago, Megabus announced that soon on the route between London and Glasgow will launch a special sleeper coach where passengers will be able to lie down, and even sleep. We wrote about it here. The new vehicle will go on the road in the coming months. Luckily for our, bus enthusiasts already captured some pics where you can see the Megabus’s sleeper. Pictures are posted on Flickr.com Photo No. 1 Photo No. 2 Photo No. 3 Many people guessed that the new Megabus overnight coaches have been modernized and adapted from their owned fleet, and indeed they are co...
New budget coach services out of Omaha, Memphis, St Louis and Boston Total of 64 locations now served from six key hubs in United States and Canada More than 10 million customers benefit from great value travel deals Stagecoach Group has expanded the network run by its market-leading budget coach operator megabus.com in the United States and Canada. New budget coach services are now operating out of Omaha, Memphis, St Louis and Boston, bringing to 64 the total number of locations covered in North America from the company’s six key hubs. megabus.com – which offe...
Another popular manufacturer of coaches in Europe is Volvo. Volvo Buses is a subsidiary and a business area of the Swedish vehicle maker Volvo, which became an independent division in 1968. It is based in Göteborg. It is the world's second largest bus manufacturer, with a complete range of heavy buses for passenger transportation. The product range includes complete buses and coaches as well as chassis combined with a comprehensive range of services. The bus operation has a global presence, with production in Europe, North/South America, Asia and Australia. One former pr...
In October this year, the Scottish Citylink (and Megabus) introduce adjustments to the timetable.The following routes will be modified: PM0001031/4 - Scottish Citylink Coaches Ltd, Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NW Variation Accepted: Operating between Inverness, Bus Station and Ullapool, Pier given service number 961 effective from 03-Oct-2011. To amend Timetable. PM0001031/17 - Scottish Citylink Coaches Ltd, Buchanan Bus Station, Killermont Street, Glasgow, G2 3NW Variation Accepted: Operating between Oban and Glasgow given service number 976 e...
To celebrate just under one year to go until the Paralympic Games, Sainsbury's, the official sponsor, is organising this great family festival on Clapham Common. This one day event has everything from music from The Saturdays, to children's activities, food and drink and a showcase from Paralympic athletes.If you want to be part of this event, National Express offers transport, just use the journey planner to book your return travel and take advantage of no driving, parking or congestion charges. Venue: Clapham Common, London Date: Saturday 10 September 2011 Return tra...
Due to the current difficult situation in the UK, coach carriers were forced to make some changes. As of 0400, all National Express coach stations and coach services are operating as normal around the UK. All locations that were closed (Leicester, Manchester, Birmingham and Wolverhampton) have reopened. For up to date travel information within the London area, please visit the Transport for London website. National Express will offer free amendments to any journeys cancelled or stops not served as a result of the disturbances and they will honour this for up to 14 days fr...
Overnight megabus.com service with beds to run between Glasgow and London New service offers budget fares, free wi-fi, toilets and on-board refreshments Stagecoach Group is to trial the UK’s first budget sleeper coach service between Glasgow and London from next month.The new pilot service, operated by market-leading budget coach provider megabus.com, will offer passengers their own berth as well as a standard seat for greater comfort during their journey.Passengers will have access to a toilet, free wi-fi, on-board refreshments and a complimentary overnight pack co...