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SANDERS: A BSIP EXEMPLAR

Following Sanders Coaches’ success at the UK Bus Awards, JAMES...

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40 YEARS ON, BOURNEMOUTH 131 IS RETURNED TO GLORY

Bournemouth 131 as it looks now, towards the completion of its...

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AN RT WORTH WAITING FOR

DIECAST MODEL Announced a considerable time ago, the...

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MAYOR REVEALS IMPACT OF LOST MILEAGE PENALTIES ON OPERATORS

Answering a series of questions posed by Liberal Democrat London...

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D9 DELIGHTS DAYTIME DINERS

Mark Fitchew, a driver at National Express West Midlands’ Perry...

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WARRINGTON IS ELECTRIFYING

As one of the big winners in the first round of Zebra funding,...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

Fifteen years separated the appearances of an ex-MoD Leyland...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

Hunters Coaches Smallest coach in the fleet is YJ68...

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BARKING CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY

The London Bus Museum’s first running day of the year took...

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ZEBRA2 winners announced

955 more zero emission buses for England are to be purchased...

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THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

In 2011, three friends gave up well-paid jobs to operate a fleet...

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SAFEGUARD’S CENTENARY CELEBRATION

ANDY IZATT This year’s rally season began in style on March...

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INSULAR THINKING THAT ALMOST SUNK SALFORD

It is a little too soon to declare a book of the year, but this...

The CAVForth Autonomous Bus Trial

Steven Russell, Innovation Manager at Stagecoach UK Bus, provides an update on the progress of the CAVForth autonomous bus trial.

First Bus Scotland - Attracting the Youth Market

Carolyn Harper, Senior Marketing Manager at First Bus Scotland, details the company's award-winning campaign to attract young people to use Scotland's new under-22s bus pass.

Public Transport - The Rural Dimension

Neil Wallace of the Scottish Association for Public Transport discusses the challenges facing passengers in rural Scotland.

Public Transport Scotland: Campaign for Better Transport

Michael Solomon Williams, Campaigns Manager at Campaign for Better Transport, looks at the support, or lack of, that the bus industry receives in Scotland.

How and Where can Franchising Work?

Go-Ahead's Peter Robinson, who has experience with different operating models across Europe, shares his experience of where franchising is a good fit.

People Over Process: Customers, not Control

Alex Hornby, Managing Director of McGill's Buses Group, discusses the merits of different operating models, and states that the right people are more important.

Lothian - Getting it right for our people and our customers

Sarah Boyd, Managing Director of Lothian Buses, the primary operator in Public Transport Scotland 2024's host city, speaks about the operator's progress and its experience with Covid-19.

Systra - Partnering for Success

Neill Birch, Head of Projects at Systra, discusses partnerships between bus operators, local authorities and government.

Strategic Priorities for Scotland's Bus Network

Bettina Sizeland, Head of Bus at Transport Scotland, discusses the organisation's aims for Scotland's bus network.

Public Transport Scotland 2024, Buses: Opening Address

Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Transport Secretary, opens Public Transport Scotland 2024 as one of her first appearances since her promotion to the cabinet.

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GO COACH PROVIDES CROSS-BORDER CONNECTION FOR TfL

Go Coach 1501 (GN15BVV) is seen at Tatsfield Ship on February...

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IS THIS A RECORD?

Mike Best thinks Metrobus may have set a record with eight short...

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SEVENTIES SNOWDONIA

A rare elderly Leyland and a modern Bristol were among the vehicles...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

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

A-D BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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STATE OF PLAY AT ARRIVA AND FIRST

The second pair of British Bus Publishing’s big group handbooks...

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GARTH ROAD PLANS REVEALED

A planning application has been submitted in respect of Go-Ahead...

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COMPETITION ON THE BUSES

BEN COLSON, former managing director of Norfolk Green, discusses...