Coach travel

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Planes, trains and automobiles: comparing cost, speed and emissions of Sydney-Melbourne travel
With fuel prices at record highs and carbon emissions more important than ever, we look at the ups and downs of ways of getting around locally

Elias Visontay

09, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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National Express wouldn’t refund my ‘flexible’ ticket
I paid £144 for extra luggage but after my trip was called off it wouldn’t give the money back

Anna Tims

15, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The US should nationalize the Greyhound bus company. Hear me out | Bhaskar Sunkara
Millions of Americans rely on motorcoaches, but the pandemic hit bus companies hard. I say: nationalize it

Bhaskar Sunkara

20, May, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Tier 4 and lockdown travel refunds: your questions answered
How the Covid restrictions in England, Scotland and Wales affect transport plans

Miles Brignall

21, Dec, 2020 @5:28 PM

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Shortage of 6,000 public buses puts UK’s school return at risk
With packed transport a thing of the past, ministers warn private coach operators will need to step in

James Tapper

22, Aug, 2020 @3:50 PM

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Without help 40,000 jobs could go, warn UK coach tour operators
Trade body says firms don’t receive coronavirus support because of business rating

Henry McDonald

24, May, 2020 @1:14 PM

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National Express coach services to be suspended on Sunday
No more journeys after midnight on 5 April as coronavirus lockdown takes its toll on passenger numbers

Hilary Osborne

02, Apr, 2020 @1:02 PM

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10 of the UK’s best open-top bus rides
Offering more than your hop-on, hop-off city sightseeing bus, these affordable routes take in seafronts, woods, valleys, ruined abbeys and Unesco sites

Phoebe Taplin

21, Aug, 2019 @5:30 AM

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I caught trains across Europe to impress a hot man – and to try to save the world | Brigid Delaney
Sure I could get to Rome in an hour, but what about the journey?

Brigid Delaney

27, Jun, 2019 @6:00 PM

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10 classic UK trips by public transport
Trains in hidden valleys, scenic bus routes, fun ferry rides … many journeys are better by public transport. We plot exciting itineraries for the carefree and car-free

Kevin Rushby

18, May, 2019 @6:00 AM

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How to see five UK national parks by public transport
For National Parks Fortnight we pick ways walkers can dodge the traffic and explore these areas in a more eco-friendly way

Carey Davies

08, Apr, 2019 @5:30 AM

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Uber for coaches: can these startups revolutionise intercity travel?
New technology platforms are using crowdsourced buses to fill transport gaps and cut the cost of travel

Olivia Boyd

16, Aug, 2017 @6:00 AM

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