The roof of a double decker bus has been ripped off after the driver hit a bridge in Portchester, Hampshire.
Documents containing information on violent and registered sex offenders were inadvertently left on a bus in Brighton by a prison employee.
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Talking about the app, Judy Giles, Head of Marketing for First UK Bus, said: “As one of Britain’s biggest bus operators we are always looking at new ways to improve our customers’ journey experiences and encourage more people to use our service.
"We are proud to be officially launching this app nationally, which I believe is an exciting development for commuters in the UK.”
Marc Reddy, Regional Commercial and Business Growth Director, says, “Designed to be a personal timetable for your pocket, the app offers customers access to a wealth of information at their fingertips."
A bus company is launching a mobile phone app to help passengers plan their journeys.
First Bus says the free Bus App, which is now available to download from app stores, will make it even easier for customers in Hampshire while on the move.
Using Global Positioning System (GPS), it helps find local bus stops, bus route maps, service updates and real-time bus departure information.
The app, which has been trialled in Hampshire since October 2012, has already attracted more than 50,000 downloads.
After 65 years working behind the wheel and in the office at the Oxford Bus Company, Arthur Pearson is to retire - at the age of 88. He's the firm's longest-serving employee - he joinied the firm at the age of 23 in 1948.
He says it's hard to say goodbye to his passengers.
After 65 years working behind the wheel and in the office at the Oxford Bus Company, Arthur Pearson is to retire - at the age of 88. He's the firm's longest-serving employee - he joined the firm at the age of 23 in 1948. He says it's hard to say goodbye to his passengers.
Changes will be made to the layout of Winchester market, after a boy was hit by a bus. Some of the market stalls will be clustered to give better visibility for bus drivers and pedestrians. Barriers and signs will also be installed to encourage safe road crossing
Bus companies remain committed to maintain slow speeds through this area. In the longer-term discussions will take place about the options for re-routing buses.
– Cllr Vicki Weston, Winchester City Council
Our thoughts remain with those involved in the accident and we hope that the young boy involved makes a speedy recovery. The market makes a valuable contribution to the economic vitality of the city centre and it is important that any changes we make are appropriate and seek to improve safety. Together with our partners we will closely manage the arrangements and keep the situation under review.
First Hampshire and Dorset bus company has issued a statement after the roof of one of its double decker buses ripped off when it crashed into a bridge in Portchester, Hampshire.
– First Hampshire and Dorset bus company
"We can confirm that one of our vehicles, which was travelling out of service, has been involved in an incident in Portchester. There were no passengers on board the bus at the time, and while the driver was shaken by the incident he was not injured. The exact cause of the incident is not yet known. This will be thoroughly investigated. We would like to offer our sincere apologies to anyone who was inconvenienced by the incident."**