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Latest news written with authority

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Permanent post for Royal Mail minibus

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

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Does style triumph over substance of Stagecoach’s Plaxton Elites?

Stagecoach East Scotland 53813 (YX66 WOD), a Plaxton Elite-bodied...

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Plymouth group relocates to superior site

The Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group has completed...

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Stagecoach’s UK fleet is brought up to date

Woolybus has entered the new year with the first of its fleet...

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WHY MAIDSTONE BOUGHT BEDFORDS

When most of its contemporaries invested in heavy duty longlife...

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Stephensons closure prompts scramble to replace N Yorks routes

The toll of failed independents gained another name on 20 January...

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Arriva and Carousel back as One

Arriva and Go-Ahead owned Carousel Buses have settled their differences,...

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Volvo to test driverless 7900s in Singapore

GLOBAL NEWS Volvo is teaming up with a university in Singapore...

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Last Scania singles to go

293 changes operator again, more frequency reductions, fewer...

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Dewsbury’s magnetic attraction

Andrew Stopford is another of you to cast his eyes upwards in...

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Retired VR was a far from standard model

It was interesting to see the former Maidstone&District Bristol...

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In Fleet News this month

FLEETNEWS ENGLAND&WALES A-B BODY TYPE SEATING CAPACITY...

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Tilling times in Sussex by the sea

DVD On 31 October 1947, Brighton Hove & District withdrew...

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GOLDEN YEAR FOR MBF

As the Model Bus Federation celebrates its 50th anniversary this...

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Reading pumps up gas, revives Thames Valley

Reading Buses is expanding its fleet of gas-fuelled vehicles...

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RATP sweeps the board

Gains for London United and London Sovereign, border cut for...

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Red individuality of Hinckleybus should be kept alive

With my interest aroused by George Collins’s article on Hinckleybus...

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The last decade of London’s red and green RTs and RFs

Title: London Buses 1970-1980 Authors: Matthew Wharmby & John...

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ZAPPING THROUGH LEEDS

STEPHEN MORRIS a has been trying out Transdev Blazefield’s...

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Transdev set to acquire municipal Rosso

Rosso 124 (LF52 USY), a 2002 Wright Eclipse Gemini-bodied Volvo...

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Regal retreat leaves gaps in Essex provision

Regal Busways 206 (YJ60 KBX), an Optare Solo M780SE, in Kelvedon...

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PICTUREVIEW Fabulous Flamingo

The flamingo colony at Edinburgh Zoo is advertised on Lothian...

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New Year debut for V8 Seddon

The Coventry running day on New Year’s Day was the first outing...

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Saluting one of the less common Lodekkas

Title: The Bristol FSF Author: Steve Chislett Publisher: Stenlake...

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Somerset network cut as ridership falls

First Buses of Somerset 44933 (YW14 FHU), a leased Alexander...

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INTERURBAN INITIATIVES

Imagine what an opportunity it could have presented for a new...

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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON introduces us to the first of four coaches that a...

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IN FOCUS

Richards Bros BJ14 KTK, the MCV Evolution-bodied Volvo B7RLE,...

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SOUTHERN TRANSIT EVERY MILE MATTERS

This West Sussex independent has built up a portfolio of niche...

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A COMMON CAUSE?

Hybrid and pure diesel Alexander Dennis Enviro400s of Stagecoach...