Barnes' Blog


Route One Awards 2018


Posted On 31 October 2018 at 15:04 by nicola

Route One Awards 2018

We were truly honored & thankful to be shortlisted for the Medium Coach Operator of the Year as well as our Workshop manager Trevor who was in the running for the Engineer of the Year in the small/medium Operator category! Sadly we did not win, but such an achievement to be a finalist alongside some remarkable coach operators - Well done to all who were nominated.

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Happy Halloween!


Posted On 31 October 2018 at 14:56 by nicola

Happy Halloween!

We've had a fab day dressing up, eating spooky snacks and giving out prizes for the best pumpkin & best dressed - Raising money for Cystic Fibrosis Trust!

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Apprentice Trevor's 1st Day Out Coach Driving!


Posted On 24 October 2018 at 13:50 by nicola

Apprentice Trevor's 1st Day Out Coach Driving!

Today was apprentice coach driver Trevor's first day out on the road driving coach GJJ with trainer Dave! Trevor also works in the coach hire office and is determined to get his coach license with our new apprenticeship scheme.

Trevor described his 1st day out on the roads as being...

"Very scary to start with, but once I got going was fine and dandy, dandy and fine!"

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Barnes Office Revamp!


Posted On 18 October 2018 at 15:35 by nicola

Barnes Office Revamp!

We've been busy bees the last few weeks revamping the Barnes office just in time for the release of our new 2019 brochure. Stylish new furniture, new layout & even new carpets! 

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Happy Retirement Bridget


Posted On 18 October 2018 at 15:28 by nicola

Happy Retirement Bridget

Yesterday we said our farewells & good luck wishes to Driver Bridget. Retiring after an impressive 20 years dedicated service at Barnes Coaches. Thank you for all your hard work over the years - you'll be missed!

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