3rd August 2022 - Powells and CT Plus (Yorkshire) to cease
News broke late on the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd August that the Powells (Hellaby) and CT Plus (Yorkshire) operations - both owned by the HCT Group - were to close down. In a note to staff the company advised that they had "significant difficulties in our Yorkshire operation for some time" and that they were "talking with our commissioners across Yorkshire, seeing if we can transfer as many services as possible over to new operators... we expect this process to take up to a week".
On Thursday 4th August, Travel South Yorkshire advised passengers that all Powells services would cease to operate after Sunday 7th August 2022.
Further details at https://www.route-one.net/news/hct-group-seeks-to-terminate-operations-in-yorkshire
8th July 2022 - Fleet Lists Updated
A number of our fleet lists on our website have been brought up to date - see the Fleet Lists page for further details.
We've also made some changes to the fleet lists we update and publish:
Unless there are any significant developments, the next planned publication of updated fleet lists will in September 2022 owing to summer holidays.
9th March 2022 - Stagecoach/National Express merger OFF!
The proposed merger between Stagecoach Group and National Express announced in December 2021 has been called off. The board of Stagecoach Group are no longer recommending acceptance of the deal to their shareholders, and instead are recommending acceptance of an alternative deal which will see the Group sold to an investment company called DWS Infrastructure. Further details can be found here. It is expected the new bid will not see any significant changes to either the Stagecoach Head Office function in Perth or to local operating companies.
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