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Latest news written with authority

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Abellio orders 80 electric buses from Wrightbus

Wrightbus has secured an order for 80 electric buses from Abellio....

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TRANSDEV TERRITORY

TRAVELLING THROUGH JOHN YOUNG spends three days experiencing...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

In this new series, GRAHAM ASHWORTH describes vehicles that passed...

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GVVT IMPOSES LIFETIME BAN FOLLOWING THEFTS

Responsible members of the public admiring restored vehicles...

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THE PUBLIC OWNERSHIP ERA

In moves that began in the 1940s, most of Britain’s buses were...

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MAYOR HINTS AT ROUTE BRANDING AND MORE EXPRESS ROUTES

Asked by London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon: "What options...

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STATIC SOLO MAKES THE PERFECT CUT

While visiting south-east London, our man in Wales, Rhodri Clark,...

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TECHNICAL & PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

Bus and the Community GOLD Stagecoach East: Behind the Bus SILVER...

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STRIPED TRIDENT AT CHRISTMAS CRACKER

RUSSELL YOUNG The first Dennis Trident built for one of Stagecoach’s...

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IN FOCUS

Based: Head office and depot – Leeds Road, Lofthouse, Wakefield,...

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ELECTRIC TO DIESEL AND BACK AGAIN

Trolleybuses were still in favour when this magazine first appeared....

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LBM PLANS RUNNING DAYS FOR 2024

The London Bus Museum has announced plans for three running days...

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Hulleys buys Kent independent

In an unexpected act of expansion, Derbyshire independent Hulleys...

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A LIFELONG COMPANION

75 YEARS OF BUSESLong-term reader and contributor MARTIN CURTIS...

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SILVER STAR SURVIVORS CELEBRATE CENTENARY

CHRIS DREW

CHRIS DREW The three surviving members of the Silver Star fleet,...

CHRIS DREW
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WHEN LEYLAND’S DUBLIN DREAM BECAME A NIGHTMARE

Like London Transport in the time described by Ken Blacker in...

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TIME FOR A NEW APPROACH

JULIAN PEDDLE

INSIDE TRACK The cancellation of the northern leg of...

JULIAN PEDDLE
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THE CREAM OF BIRMINGHAM’S BUSES

Millar’s TALESAlan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene...

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Rotala bought out by directors

Rotala PLC has been acquired by Rotala Group Limited, a newly...

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JOINING UP BUS AND RAIL AT RHYL

RHODRI CLARK found during a recent return visit

Little now remains of a 2017 initiative to join up rail and bus...

RHODRI CLARK found during a recent return visit
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BUSES READERS CELEBRATE  75TH  ANNIVERSARY

YOU WRITE These are letters pages and the views expressed...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

Are you planning events in 2024/25? We are gathering information...

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THE MAGNIFICENT TEN?

We profile ten of the most significant buses and coaches of the...

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20MPH SPEED LIMITS AND ILLEGAL E-BIKES “RISK PASSENGER SAFETY”

Managers and trade unions have raised concerns about the risk...

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RUBY RACES INTO KIDS’ IMAGINATION

LTHT Emily Whitlam, of the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust,...

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HAMBURG’S MOIA

AIMS TO BEAT THE RIDE-POOLING JINX Ride-pooling services have...

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SANDTOFT SALUTES DONCASTER DEWIRING

TREVOR HALL The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft marked the 60th...

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TEN BUS CLASSES THAT MADE LONDON MORE INTERESTING

Title: London’s Post-War bought the RFWs Smaller Classes Author:...

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NO EASY OPTIONS FOR TFL FINANCES AS AUTUMN STATEMENT FAILS TO DELIVER FUNDING

Despite lobbying from business groups and others the Chancellor...

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WN V-Tech enters administration

Whippet Mellor Sigma 12 (MX23 LRV), the largest of five length...