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Grand Central begins £9m Adelante train refurbishment

Grand Central have given customers a preview of its new look as the first of ten refurbished trains took to the tracks en route to London. The £9million refurbishment programme will continue throughout 2018, including the five trains that were recently transferred from Great Western Railway, as the company enters its

Barnsley-based vehicle-hire firm partners with local hospice

Yorkshire’s largest independent vehicle-hire firm has entered into a long-term partnership with Barnsley Hospice. Arrow Self Drive will provide the charity with exclusive use of a Luton tail lift van, for use across the hospice’s nine retail sites in the region.   Arrow Self Drive’s contribution will allow the charity to

Budding engineers across Yorkshire invited to get careers on track

Budding engineers in Yorkshire are invited to visit the brand new National College for High Speed Rail on Carolina Way, for its open day next week, where they can find out about the training opportunities and employer connections offered at the largest of five new government-backed, employer-led national colleges. 2018 is

Grand Central applies to run additional services on its North East and West Riding routes

Grand Central, an open access train operator and part of the Arriva Group, has begun consultation with other train companies and the infrastructure operator Network Rail to operate more trains per day. The new services would run on its current routes as well as offer new direct journey opportunities for passengers

Suttons Tankers acquires waste and fuels specialist Bullard

Suttons Tankers has acquired the trade of Bullard Ltd, a UK transport company specialising in the chemical waste and fuels sector. The deal sees the equipment, drivers and company’s customers, being managed by Suttons with the company’s founder Simon Bullard remaining in a key account management role. The company based in Dinnington

Jet2.com is 15

After carrying more than 65 million customers, the leading leisure airline Jet2.com has celebrated 15 years since its first day of flying. To mark the occasion, celebrations took place at the company’s first ever base, Leeds Bradford Airport, where exactly 15 years ago its first flight took off to Amsterdam. Jet2.com customers and

Gauntlet to help operators win the rope-pulling challenge

Bus, coach and haulage insurance specialist, Gauntlet, is inviting bus and coach operators and HGV fleet managers to power up, and take up game-changing strategies, if they wish to lower insurance premiums and make insuring a fleet affordable. The Leeds-based insurance broker, which has assisted operators wanting the best deals, from

Dockless bike hire scheme ofo to continue Northern expansion with Leeds launch

The world’s first dockless hire scheme, ofo, will expand to Leeds after the local authority approved its launch in the city. Senior councillors assessed and approved ofo’s scheme at Leeds City Council’s executive board yesterday, following discussions with several other bike share companies. ofo will now begin preparing the ground for a

Chamber expresses concern over BA flights decision

The reduction in flights between Leeds Bradford Airport and Heathrow could negatively impact the local economy in Harrogate, according to the town's chamber of commerce. Leaders of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce say the move by British Airways to cut the number of services each week by over 50 per cent to just 10 is "extremely

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