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N&P: Flixbus UK
« on: August 30, 2019, 08:26:12 AM »
This application is listed in 'Notices and Proceedings' 2390 dated 28 August 2019:

Section 2.1 – New Applications Received

PF2026148 SI FLIXBUS UK LTD. Director(s): Max Sebastian ZEUMER First Floor, Templeback, 10 Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL

Operating Centre: UNIT 1-2, BUCKINGWAY BUSINESS PARK, ROWLES WAY, SWAVESEY, CAMBRIDGE, CB24 4UG

Authorisation: 1 vehicle(s)

Transport Manager(s): Roger Birch


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Re: N&P: Flixbus UK
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2019, 04:42:36 PM »
This application is listed in 'Notices and Proceedings' 2390 dated 28 August 2019:

Section 2.1 – New Applications Received

PF2026148 SI FLIXBUS UK LTD. Director(s): Max Sebastian ZEUMER First Floor, Templeback, 10 Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL

Operating Centre: UNIT 1-2, BUCKINGWAY BUSINESS PARK, ROWLES WAY, SWAVESEY, CAMBRIDGE, CB24 4UG

Authorisation: 1 vehicle(s)

Transport Manager(s): Roger Birch


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Interesting.

The address looks rather familiar...

Whippet Coaches Ltd
2 Rowles Way
Buckingway Business Park
Swavesey
Cambs
CB24 4UG

Here's some information about Flixbus.

One assumes that Whippet will have some role in the operations, but rather different from the NatX franchise.
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Re: N&P: Flixbus UK
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2019, 11:00:44 PM »
Roger Birch was (maybe still is) employed by Whippet.

NX are not likely to be happy about one of their contractors working for a competitor. As far as I know, none of the Megabus contractors work for NX or vice versa and Stagecoach subsidiaries who do Megabus work, don't do NX work. 

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Re: N&P: Flixbus UK
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2019, 11:49:26 PM »
NX are not likely to be happy about one of their contractors working for a competitor. As far as I know, none of the Megabus contractors work for NX or vice versa and Stagecoach subsidiaries who do Megabus work, don't do NX work.

Park's of Hamilton are the one exception I can think of

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Re: N&P: Flixbus UK
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2019, 09:56:07 AM »
Roger Birch was (maybe still is) employed by Whippet.

NX are not likely to be happy about one of their contractors working for a competitor. As far as I know, none of the Megabus contractors work for NX or vice versa and Stagecoach subsidiaries who do Megabus work, don't do NX work.

Is Flixbus a competitor? Didn't NX give up their Eurolines operations last year?

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Re: N&P: Flixbus UK
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2019, 08:14:36 PM »
NX are still involved with European work in partnership with former SNCF coach operator Quibus. That is now owned by another IT company  - I think an Uber type operator.