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FEBRUARY 2019

26 Feb 2019

Shredded Tyre

Plan to ban old tyres hailed
The mother of a teenager killed in a coach crash has said she is ‘ecstatic’ over the government’s plan to ban old tyres on buses and coaches.

25 Feb 2019

Bus Shelter

Ad ban starts on TfL network
A ban on junk food advertising across London’s entire public transport network has come into force.


Sheffield Buses

Mayor orders bus review
The region’s elected mayor has ordered a review of how operators run bus services across South Yorkshire.

22 Feb 2019

Muller Road

Council considering new bus lane
The local authority is considering plans to create a bus lane on one of Bristol’s busiest roads.

21 Feb 2019

Ben Woodhouse

Teen pleads guilty over bus crash
A teenager has pleaded guilty after driving a car into a bus that then crashed into a house in Nottinghamshire.

19 Feb 2019

Go-Ahead London

Two people hurt as bus hits tree
Two people have been hospitalised after a double-decker bus hit a tree near Brighton, East Sussex.

15 Feb 2019

Bus and Car Crash

Five hurt in bus and car crash
Five people have sustained injuries in a crash between a bus and a car in Cambridgeshire.


Anglesey Residents

Demands to save bus link
Residents on Anglesey, off the coast of northwestern Wales, are demanding the council keep a bus link between their estates and the mainland.


Pitkerro Road

Indecent assault at bus stop
Police have appealed for witnesses after a schoolboy fell victim to an indecent assault at a bus stop in Dundee, eastern Scotland.

14 Feb 2019

George Bilclough

Mobility scooter driver killed by bus
A man hit by a bus while driving his mobility scooter in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, has died.

09 Feb 2019

Busway

Pedestrian hit by bus dies
A pedestrian died after a bus hit him on a busway near Hatters Way in Luton, Bedfordshire.


Arriva Bus

Bus routes ‘under threat’
Thousands of bus routes in England are under threat because town halls have said they cannot afford to pay for them.

08 Feb 2019

More Bus

Tree smashes on to bus
The occupants of a bus in Dorset had a lucky escape when a tree fell on to their double-decker in strong winds.


Foleshill

Cyclist hurt in bus crash
A 14-year-old girl is in hospital with serious head injuries following a collision with a bus in the West Midlands, police said.


MTS Logistics lorry

Lorry stuck on city busway
A heavy goods lorry became stuck on a guided busway in Cambridgeshire for more than six hours.

06 Feb 2019

Electric Bus

Electric buses win green cash
Electric buses are set to go into service in Cardiff and Caerphilly backed by £8½ million worth of UK government funding, following trials in 2018.

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