Minibus News

Minibus Options offer Travel Assistance scheme for Community Transport

Travel Assistance

Did you know that Minibus Options provide Travel Assistance for CTA Members who visit their showroom in Whaley Bridge? They’ll pay for either 2 standard return tickets on the train, or the cost of the fuel for one vehicle to make the journey. What’s more they also provide lunch, so the only thing you’ll need to do is book a day away ... Read More »

Updated: Stagecoach’s Little & Often service for residents of Ashford

Stagecoach Little & Often

Transport operator Stagecoach is trialling a new channel which involves 30 Mercedes Sprinter minibuses. The project is known as Stagecoach Little & Often which will offer passengers a new turn up and go method for the local people of Ashford, Kent. Stagecoach invested nearly £3 million in a fleet of 30 Mercedes Benz minibuses which will all include state-of-the-art ticket ... Read More »

School teachers in Northern Ireland will need D1 license for minibuses

Northern Ireland

Teachers in Northern Ireland have been stripped of their right to drive school minibuses on a car driving license, leaving some schools unable to transport pupils to activities at all. After new guidance came into force teachers have been told that they must have a full D1 on their driving license and also acquire a driver certificate of professional competence. A ... Read More »

BARRIER & Cozy are the latest products by Phoenix Seating

BARRIER Phoenix Seating were at NAPFM, The Emergency Fleet Show 2017 to show off their current range, but Phoenix were also unveiling their new two new products. BARRIER is the water, dirt and mud resistant seating solution that can be applied to Phoenix’s Blenheim, Blenheim Highback, Hydra and Sirius collections. BARRIER offers a protective layer against water, mud & other ... Read More »

Mellor Coachcraft owners buy Treka Bus owner Villmount

Treka Bus

Mellor Coachcraft owners Woodall Nicholson Holdings has bought Treka Bus owner Villmount. It is stated that both Treka Bus and Mellor Coachcraft will continue to trade as separate brands and be run by their existing management teams. Treka Bus are well known in the sector for their high-floor coachbuilt vehicles and minibuses. Mark Clissett, founder of Villmount runs Treka Bus ... Read More »