Latest Classic Coaches News
NEW NATIONAL EXPRESS COACHES
More new arrivals at Classic
Two brand new coaches arrive for the prestige National Express operation.
CLASSIC FLEET NEWS
New longer coaches for Classic
Three brand new Scanias roll off the production line straight onto the summer season.
NEW EXPRESS ROUTES FOR CLASSIC
New services for Washington Depot
Prestige People Carrier, National Express, award three routes to Classic, staff transfer from Arriva in Newcastle.
ROMAN WALL SERVICE WINS AWARD
UK Bus Awards for the AD122.
Roman Wall heritage service run by Classic in collaboration with the Roman Wall Trust wins the Bus in the Countryside Award.
NEW 79 SEATER VAN HOOL ASTROBEL
Full spec, wheelchair accessible coach added to the fleet
Classic has recently added a new double decker to it's fleet. This stunning vehicle which cost in excess of £330,000 is built to full 'Disability Discrimination Act' specification.
GIRLS OUT ON THE TOWN
Classic girls paint the toon red
Holiday Supremo, Jeanette Shipley, celebrates her birthday (guess which one) in style, with a flurry of fancy femininity.
Classic obeys new rules
From September 2006 passengers must belt up!
New rules say that if there is a belt provided on the coach then the passenger must wear it.
Classic triumph in the Brighton Coach Rally
Classic take a Best of Class Trophy in the 52nd Brighton UK Coach Rally
New Hadrian's Wall route
In collaboration with Northumbria County Council, Hadrian's Wall Tourism Partnership, and ONE North East, Classic is operating the Hadrian's Wall Tourist bus
Minibus that went to save passengers
Classic rescues passengers that fall victim to a mistake.
Classic Brochure 2006 is launched in the Adelphi Liverpool Hotel
Classic hold an exclusive Mystery Weekend for our luxury travel club members to celebrate the launch of our new brochure.
The celebs travel in Classic style
Classic transports Sky One's THE MATCH
for Sky One information.
TEAM COACH NEWS
New Team Coach for NUFC and SAFC
Top of the range special Scania arrives at Classic. Go
to see its photo gallery.
Good Safe Conduct On Our Buses
Classic get involved in a Durham LEA scheme to promote good and safe conduct from pupils travelling on our school services.
New School Buses
The new Classic School Buses will soon become an established transport for the school children of our region.
Get your Express tickets from the comfort of your armchair with Classic's new online booking system.
Four Page Spread
Bus and Coach Buyer March edition shows off Classic in a major illustrated feature.
More Low Floor
Classic's latest "Nice 'n' Easy" low floor bus now runs in Gateshead, around the busy Heworth Metro Interchange
Ahead of National Transport Policy, Classic has taken delivery of the first of its wheelchair accessible coaches. Find out more about how you can use this already most popular addition to the fleet.
More concert buses
The Service 60 Gateshead Metro Interchange to Baltic and Sage Gateshead just got better with the introduction of a faster more frequent evening buses for concert goers.
More new luxury coaches
Classic has just taken delivery of five new Scania Berkhof air conditioned luxury coaches, one with disabled access. See more on these high spec high capacity coaches for 2005.
Extra garage for Classic
Creating an improved environment for staff and space for many more buses, Classic has splashed out on this additional state of the art bus garage.
In the run up to the unveiling of the Newcastle and Gateshead Transit System Classic will operate the shuttle bus on Gateshead Quays from the opening date of The Sage Gateshead.
Civic staff sample Sage
Preparing for its December offical opening The Sage had a preopen gathering for Civic Centre staff and guests.
MORE LOWFLOOR BUSES
New arrivals boost bus fleet
November sees the introduction of more low floor buses on Classic routes. This continues the policy of passenger friendly vehicles where possible and economically viable.
CLASSIC ON THE MATCH
Sky One TV special
Sky One's "The Match" chose Classic for high profile transport. TV celebrities were pitched against former pro footballers.
More new coaches
Five new luxury 55-seater coaches due for January arrival.
Darlington signs Classic player.
Darlington FC have decided to become one of Classic's growing number of football teams to use our coaches for away fixtures.
Classic goes Alpine.
Classic has teamed up with Swiss holiday operator Hourmont Total Ski for UK airport transfers.
Harlepool Classic Contract
For the next two years, Classic will transport the team and supporters to away fixtures.
NUFC fan transport
The official Newcastle United shop, St. Andrew's Street (Darn Crook), has joined with Classic to provide supporters' competitive away match transport at reasonable prices.
Putting drivers in their place
As well as the many service buses and 70+ coach fleet Classic also runs some vehicles used solely for staff transport.
Improved support for fleet.
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