Colin Robertson, chief executive of bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis, has warned that the bus industry faces a multitude of serious challenges



The chief executive of Britain’s largest bus builder has warned that the industry faces “much, much tougher things ahead”.

Speaking in Scarborough last week, Colin Robertson, who has overseen a period of expansion at ADL since joining this business as 10 years ago, identified multiple hazards for the sector. These include the decline in the value of Sterling, inflationary pressures, declining bus patronage and continued downward pressure on government funding.

“We potentially have a perfect storm brewing,” he said.



This article appears in the latest issue of Passenger Transport.

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