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Latest news written with authority

Newport Transport to double electric fleet with new Yutong order

When the new batch arrives, a third of the operator's fleet will be zero emission

Transdev Blazefield acquires Yorkshire Tiger bus operations

Deal includes two depots, 61 buses and the transfer of 163 staff

Historic scene recreated at Route 65 road run

MARK LYONS

In lieu of the traditional spring gathering, the London Bus museum recreated the April 1939 photoshoot involving RT1 on Ham Common

MARK LYONS

James Armstrong appointed Scania (Great Britain) managing director

James Armstrong will take up the role from July 1, 2021

TfL confirms heritage Routemasters won’t return

MARK LYONS

Transport for London's Routemaster operated route 15H (Tower Hill – Trafalgar Square) will not run again

MARK LYONS
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Buses Magazine May 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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DRT takes over from buses in MK

Z&S Transport MX62 GYC, an Alexander Dennis Enviro200, at Milton...

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BATH CLEARS THE AIR

MARTIN CURTIS describes the scope of the clean air zone introduced...

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In Fleet News this month

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled by LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG

• East Yorkshire acquires Volvo B5TL from Dublin fleet • First...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled by LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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Electrification delays in Wales

Stagecoach introduced six electric Optare Solos to Inverness...

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Time to vacate the driver’s cab and starting hanging up my anorak

After 21 years and six months as editor — 258 issues of what...

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Six operators are awarded £40.5m EV funding

First Glasgow, three Stagecoach subsidiaries, McGill’s Bus...

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Slow restoration of some coach services

National Express restarted parts of its coach network on 29 March,...

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FENTON FILE

Last month, MIKE FENTON described a pair of left-hand-drive Leylands...

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A less revered regional operator

ALAN MILLAR

alan.millar@keypublishing.comTitle: United Counties A Fleet History...

ALAN MILLAR
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Fire prompts eCitaro recall as Daimler reduces Euro7 development

Daimler has recalled 30 battery-electric Mercedes-Benz eCitaros...

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S4 contract put Epsom Buses on London network

Further to March Look in on London, Epsom Buses’ move into...

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TfL budget extension

MARK LYONS

Commissioner says DfT is asking questions but not negotiating...

MARK LYONS
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Ward’s Seddons all had Perkins V8 engines

Last month’s Made in Yorkshire feature made mention of one...

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RATP strikes suspended, Metroline drivers balloted

Strike action at all three RATP London operations in early March...

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FoKAB reschedules, Alton Rally cancels

PRESERVATION UPDATE Lack of clarity on social distancing...

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New Berlin PC bus game

Aerosoft is providing early access to a new bus simulator computer...

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Birth of the Leeds guideways

Malcolm King, whose pictures from 40 years ago helped illustrate...

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Two months to bid for £120m Zebra fund

Local authorities in England have been given up to 25 June to...

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First SW expands commercially

First South West has revealed more plans to expand commercially...

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MUSEUM GUIDE 2021/22

The bus and general transport museums of Britain and Ireland...

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IN FOCUS

FLEETSLEAFORDIAN COACHES YN07 EYZ, an East Lancs-bodied...

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NatEx hit by 71% fall in coach passenger numbers

National Express Group’s full year results for 2020 reveal...

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£3bn vision for England’s buses

Lower, simpler flat fares in towns and cities, turn-up-and-go...

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CAMERON’S CAMERA

SANDY MACDONALD

FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND Daimler was Edinburgh Corporation’s...

SANDY MACDONALD