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Latest news written with authority

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Fourteen vie to be Bus Operator of the Year

Fourteen public and private sector operators have been shortlisted...

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RMT calls strikes at Stagecoach South West

The RMT union has called three 24hr strikes at three of Stagecoach...

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Exeter bus and coach station saga continues

Exeter City Council has confirmed that its large Paris Street...

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Transdev goes for second Zap and ups route 36

Transdev Blazefield has begun recruiting a driving team for a...

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Peter Pan and Greyhound part company

GLOBAL NEWS An MCI J4500 coach of Peter Pan Bus Lines. ...

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No thumbs required

The editor’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send any...

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IN FOCUS ROSELYN COACHES

Newest vehicle in the Roselyn fleet is RO67 LYN, a VDL Futura....

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COACH & BUS UK

ALAN MILLAR reports on the highlights of this year’s two-day...

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West Midlands Alliance reaffirmed with three-year 50-point plan

The parties in the West Midlands Bus Alliance — including the...

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Gold Arrow remembered at LBM heritage running day

A London Bus Museum heritage day on 8 October included operation...

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Wycombe’s One becomes two as partnership ends

Arriva the Shires 3745 (AE56 MBV), an MCV Evolution-bodied MAN...

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Linz receives first of 20 ExquiCity trolleys

GUNTHER MACKINGER The Austrian city of Linz has received its...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON follows up last month’s report of the death of...

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Two ages of a Queen of the rural Chilterns

Title: Kemp’s & Chiltern Queens Author: Laurie James & John...

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SERVING THE LION CITY

A 400-bus contract in Singapore is adding to Go-Ahead Group’s...

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HCT in takeover talks with MCT

NEWS HCT Group, the social enterprise operator that trades as...

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Stagecoach honours its Western SMT heritage

Stagecoach West Scotland has repainted an Alexander Dennis Enviro300-bodied...

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Rigorous tests promised for Bristol MetroBus iPoints

The West of England councils installing the MetroBus rapid transit...

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A DIVERSION DILEMMA

DAVID JENKINS found himself mightily confused by the information...

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Brussels orders its first electrics from Solaris

Brussels transport undertaking STIB has ordered its first fully...

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Daimler stars at Lothian running day

PRESERVATION UPDATE Fifty years after it was withdrawn from...

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Showing the past in its true colours

Title: Leeds Transport in Colour 1880 to 1952 Author: Jim Soper...

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Optare wins NZ export order for its MetroCity

Optare has won a breakthrough export order from New Zealand for...

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Express Motors: seven face fraud charges

North Wales Police has confirmed that seven people have been...

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Citaro mild hybrid headed for Busworld

One of the most interesting new buses on the Daimler stand at...

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Esslingen opts — just — for trolley expansion

Councillors in the southern German city of Esslingen have voted...

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Roofless in Norfolk

A popular participant at the Mid Norfolk Railway running day...

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A small operator who played big

REVIEWS Title: Hants & Sussex — The Basil Williams Story ...

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A TWO-CITY TALE

While Greater Manchester’s mayor aspires to a higher quality...

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TrawsCymru to convert from bus to coach

The Welsh government has awarded £400,000 to begin the process...