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GOING FOR GOLD

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

In the first of two articles, CHRISTOPHER CARTER charts Stagecoach...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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Stagecoach set for Norfolk retreat

Routes that Stagecoach intends to give up include the Coasthopper...

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Mendip Mule Motorbus seeks crowdfunding

Mendip Mule Motorbus hopes to reintroduce heritage open-top services...

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Kent ‘conversation’ to replace cuts consultation

Kent County Council has backed down from a plan that would have...

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Italian-owned Qbuzz wins Dutch regional contract

Qbuzz has won its first major contract renewal since Italian...

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The long way round to Trafalgar Square

Decades ago when London Underground tickets were brown-backed...

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Hinckleybus would benefit from more joined up thinking

As a long-term resident of the Hinckley area, I would like to...

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Scarborough MPD enters preservation

Preservationist Jordan Brookes took delivery of East Yorkshire...

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Lands where yellow and cream reigned supreme

ALAN MILLAR

This latest published selection of retired surgeon John Sinclair’s...

ALAN MILLAR
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IT’S WHAT’S ON THE INSIDE THAT COUNTS

ANDY RIGBY

Stylish liveries and exotic exteriors are all well and good,...

ANDY RIGBY
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Courtney and Reading Buses expand in east Berks

Reading Buses’ new Thames Valley brand started operating in...

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Blueprint for planners to think bus

The report notes that Reading Buses’ services benefit from...

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Solaris unveils its double bendy Trollino

Solaris is developing a 24m doublearticulated version of its...

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Digital destinations coming, but committee demands more action

Digital destination displays could soon start to replace roller...

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Bound for Brecon

STEPHEN MILES

Snow lies everywhere but the surface of the A4067 on 12 December,...

STEPHEN MILES
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Swansea buses can be as full as Japanese subways

That you for Rhodri Clark’s article ‘Swansea Rediscovers...

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IN FOCUS

ANDREW JAROSZ

FLEET A&A COACH TRAVEL SJ02 AHW, an Alexander ALX400-bodied...

ANDREW JAROSZ
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Boxed pair from LT’s 50th anniversary year

1:76-SCALE MODELS Bachmann Europe’s first twin pack...

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10-year ban for Nippy Bus boss

Nippy Bus director and transport manager Sydney Hardy was disqualified...

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Contactless payment spreads across the country

First York 37069 (YK57 EZZ), a Wright Eclipse Gemini-bodied Volvo...

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Arnhem cuts trolleybus route after patronage dip

One of the most recent extensions to the Netherlands’ only...

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A bridge too low for Go-Ahead’s latest StreetLites

A low bridge clearance issue in south-west London led to a rapid...

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Manchester mayor is on the wrong route

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

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Oxford Museum seeks home for hybrid minibus

The Oxford Bus Museum is seeking a new owner for the unique Iveco...

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A self-contained Welsh municipal

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Aberdare Urban District Council is the subject...

ALAN MILLAR
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AROUND THE NUMBER 8

TIM CARTER

Having already tried out Birmingham’s iconic 11 Outer Circle,...

TIM CARTER
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Rotala grows again with £2m Central Buses deal

Alexander Dennis Enviro200 214 (YX64 VLZ) in Coventry on a route...

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On-demand operator Sn-ap adds Bristol route

Operators providing Sn-ap with coaches for its Bristol-London...

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SPEEDY ANSWERS

With PHIL STOCKLEY

We are too quick to expect others to solve the problem of slower...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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BVG-themed trainers are just the ticket in Berlin

Hundreds queued all night outside shoe shops in Berlin in January...