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Help on hand during Broadmarsh bus station closure


trentbarton to invest £5m in new buses


London buses finally catch up with Derby’s


where to go and what to do...if it rains over bank holiday


Sarah is trentbarton’s bus driver of the year


Surprise award for customers’ favourite bus driver


where to go & what to do...
where to go & what to do...
Are you wondering what to do with your bank holiday weekend? Want to buy a special bank holiday zigzag but don't know where to go with it? Check out our top picks of places to go and things...


trentbarton takes a flyer on Ilkeston Outlaws


trentbarton to boost frequency on the villager


Customers rank trentbarton drivers the best


Free ride home from 2Q Festival
Free ride home from 2Q Festival
2Q Festival and trentbarton have joined forces with an innovative partnership that will offer free bus rides home from 2Q Festival on 1st April 2017. trentbarton will be the events’ wr...


trentbarton gives Ilkeston a more frequent flyer


Larkfields infants enjoy their day on the buses


free weekend travel with MANGO
free weekend travel with MANGO
Bus passengers who use their MANGO card at least once during the week on trentbarton’s H1 service will be rewarded with free travel all weekend on any trentbarton bus. Customers who us...


FREE RIDE SUNDAY: towns guide
FREE RIDE SUNDAY: towns guide
get into the habit of making the most of your Sundays 1. Ashbourne You know there is something special about this place as soon as you arrive. The town centre is adorned by red, white and bl...


FREE RIDE SUNDAY: the really good pub guide


FREE RIDE SUNDAY: winter walking guide
FREE RIDE SUNDAY: winter walking guide
get into the habit of making the most of your Sundays Are you holding back from making those new years resolutions? Not wanting to commit to a gym membership where the machine that would get...


Remembrance Day 2016
Remembrance Day 2016
Buses to proudly display the Poppy trentbarton has donated £800 to The Royal British Legion’s annual Poppy Appeal and more than 100 buses and coaches will proudly wear a poppy in...


5 places to get the best hot chocolate
5 places to get the best hot chocolate
the top 5 places across trentbarton land to get your hands on a warm, winter hot chocolate... hot chocolate that will make your heart melt Malt Cross | closest bus stop: Friar Lane and Maid...


happy 21 Birthday
happy 21 Birthday
21 year old red arrow hits its prime The non-stop red arrow coach service between Derby and Nottingham is 21 years old this week, with the luxury coach service in celebration mood for custom...


win a year’s free travel at the Great Notts Show


driver uses bus as ambulance for fallen man


trentbarton offers book lovers a ticket to read


Abdul is crowned top driver
Abdul is crowned top driver
indigo and skylink bus driver Abdul Jabar has been crowned as Driver of the Year at trentbarton’s Really Good Service Awards, less than four years after switching careers to get behind...


trentbarton backs the pack at Bingham Rugby Club


bus named for former driver's 100th birthday


Ian Morgan receives OBE at Buckingham Palace


trentbarton helps Harley, 3, to Wish Upon a Star


night flyer sells 12,000 pints
night flyer sells 12,000 pints
A year of fundraising with the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance has ended with cheers at Nottingham’s Magpie Brewery. Our charity of the year for 2015 has benefitted from 6p from the sa...


Heather Ward hits £100,000 with Namesake


Carole is first female to win UK Bus Driver of Year


£3 million upgrade for red arrow
£3 million upgrade for red arrow
The non-stop red arrow coach service between Derby and Nottingham is getting a £3 million boost with nine new luxury coaches each with free 4G wifi and tables at every seat. The top of...


High hopes for double at UK Bus Awards
High hopes for double at UK Bus Awards
trentbarton and our top driver Carole Hind are in the running for two major national prizes at the UK Bus Awards 2015. Carole, who has already won our own Driver of the Year title at our Rea...


All go for the new rushcliffe greens bus service


skylink flies in to Coalville and Shepshed


i4 at the double
i4 at the double
Our hugely popular i4 service is now even more frequent thanks to a £120,000 investment in extra buses and 12 new drivers. Four newly refurbished buses have been added to the i4 fleet,...


coach driver Carole scoops top award
coach driver Carole scoops top award
Derby-based coach driver has scooped top honours at our annual awards ceremony featuring snooker legend Steve Davis. The six-time world champion presented the Driver of the Year Award to red...


Charity pint a boost for Air Ambulance
Charity pint a boost for Air Ambulance
trentbarton has joined forces with a brewery to help create a special ale that will help promote a road safety message whilst raising money for a life-saving air ambulance service. Represent...


Charity efforts set to reach new heights with air ambulance partnership


Schoolgirl Storm's Christmas Card Boosts Fundraising Effort


Team trentbarton strip off for fundraising calendar


Award winner John gets dream promotion
Award winner John gets dream promotion
One of our award-winning bus drivers is celebrating a promotion that will see him become a team leader on a flagship trentbarton service. A decade ago, former BBC journalist John Shaw from I...


The chop beckons for our Caz
The chop beckons for our Caz
Hair today, gone tomorrow. trentbarton bus driver Caroline ‘Caz’ Johansson is fearing the chop – after pledging to have her head shaved for charity. Our ilkeston flyer driv...


Independent Travel Training is Go! For Joshua and friends


New rainbow one buses show their X Factor at launch


Staying Out means free bus rides and special offers in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter


New rainbow one bus named after young bus fan


rainbow roadwalk raises cash for heroes


20 Happy days for Koa and friends at Theatre Royal, Nottingham


Young Billy drives the dream
Young Billy drives the dream
Our calverton connection driver Billy Streeter is fulfilling a childhood ambition after following in his grandfather’s footsteps – or rather tyre tracks – by landing a job...


Free Weekend Travel for Servicemen and Women


Shoppers can now shuttle to East Midlands Designer Outlet


BIG BUS & TRAIN BASH boosts funds for heroes


Journalist turns top trentbarton driver at our really good service awards


New brand and new buses as service goes green


Raising a glass to nightbus
Raising a glass to nightbus
A brewery has launched a new beer named after an initiative that’s helping drinkers avoid the temptation of driving home after enjoying a pint during the Easter holidays. Until the end...


Extra 'six' appeal for new-look buses
Extra 'six' appeal for new-look buses
A bright new look for buses serving trentbarton land destinations between Derby, Belper, Matlock, Bakewell and Ripley has been unveiled. The bright yellow sixes buses have recently benefited...


Our commitment to apprenticeships praised


Take off every 20 minutes on skylink
Take off every 20 minutes on skylink
The popularity of skylink between Nottingham and East Midlands Airport is set to soar with the introduction of a new, expanded timetable. Buses will now run every 20 minutes instead of every...


Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow for Barney
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow for Barney
An overdue trip to the hairdressers has helped our red arrow driver Barney raise £1,000 for the Lewis Mighty Fund, a charity that helps support young cancer victims in Derbyshire and N...


We help to build a career for jobseekers in Stapleford


NEW SH1NY BUSES arrive on H1
NEW SH1NY BUSES arrive on H1
Our popular H1 service – introduced on the back of customer research over 15 years ago – is set to undergo its’ fourth transformation to keep up with customer expectations...

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