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Barnes' Brother Duo - Richard & Keith


Posted On 04 June 2019 at 15:10 by nicola

Barnes' Brother Duo - Richard & Keith

Meet the Barnes Driver Brother Duo... Richard & Keith Mrowczynski

Brothers Richard & Keith have been valued members of the Barnes Team for many years now! Richard joined the Barnes Team back in 2009 and Keith joined in 2012. Both are proudly following in their dad Russell's footsteps - Who worked at Barnes Coaches for over 16 years, first as a coach driver and then later in the workshop garage.

Here's what they had to say about being a Barnes Coach Driver...

"I've just clocked up 10 years with the firm... I enjoy some of the fantastic places I get to visit that I wouldn't normally get to go to." - Richard

"I enjoy every minute of the job. I've seen more of the country in the last 7 years than ever before! - Keith

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Meet the Team - Jennifer


Posted On 23 May 2019 at 16:52 by nicola

Meet the Team - Jennifer

Meet The Team is back! Get to know the Barnes staff one by one so you can get to know the people that help make everything happen behind the scenes at Barnes Coaches.

Meet our new starter Jennifer who will be one of the friendly voices answering our customers calls and taking bookings in our travel department!

Name? Jennifer 

How long have you worked at Barnes Coaches? Only 4 weeks - Newbie!

What do you do? I work in the the travel department taking customer bookings etc.

Favourite food? Caribbean / Indian food

Any Hobbies? Yoga / Dog Walking

What do you like most about working in travel? Talking with our lovely customers!

Favourite destination? South Africa (Safari) or Singapore

What would you take to a desert island, and why? Ipad, Knife & a saucepan

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New Named Coaches Hit The Roads!


Posted On 15 May 2019 at 11:30 by nicola

New Named Coaches Hit The Roads!

We now have 5 new vehicles that have joined our fleet for 2019! These coaches were named by the public earlier this year & they are already out on the roads - Make sure to keep an eye out for them! We would love you to send us a photo if you spot one of one!

Vehicle Info:

Vehicle Name Registration Vehicle Make No. Of Seats
Moonraker BV19YFR  Mercedes Tourismo  53 seats
Dabchick  BV19YFS  Mercedes Tourismo 53 seats
Bob    YT19KUS   Irizar i6 53 seats
Jim YT19KUP Irizar i6 61 seats
Nellie YT17FBA  Irizar i4 70 seats

 

 

                
                        

                                                         

                                                                         

                                                                   

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Barnes Golden Tickets


Posted On 27 April 2019 at 11:45 by nicola

Barnes Golden Tickets

To celebrate the launch of the new Barnes 2019-2020 Holiday Brochure, which will be released at the end of May, we have an extra special gift for you. Inside 10 randomly selected copies of our the brochure will be a GOLDEN TICKET to claim a £50 holiday voucher!

How do I get a brochure?
If you have travelled with us on a holiday within the last 3 years or have requested a brochure in the last 2 years, good news – you’ll get sent a brochure automatically.

If you haven't and would like to enrol to receive one, simply create an account with us using the form here Tuesday 30th April 2019 23:59.

 
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New Apprentices


Posted On 27 April 2019 at 11:44 by nicola

New Apprentices

We're thrilled to welcome our 3 new Coach Driver Apprentices to the Barnes team!

Meet Zac, Sophie & Dave who will be gaining their coach driving license from our in house training programme!

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