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Latest news written with authority

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IBUS REPLACEMENT CONTRACT AWARDED

Transport for London has awarded a ten year £160m contract for...

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STREET ART IN DOWNTOWN KINGSTON

GAVIN BOOTH Gavin Booth encountered this fetching piece of street...

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WELSH GOVERNMENT:

ALL BUSES TO BE PUBLICLY OWNED As Wales sets out a roadmap putting...

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MANX ‘JUMBO’ STARS IN CUMBRIA

JOHN YOUNG An Isle of Man Transport Leyland Atlantean new to...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Where to send your reports ›››› Send your reports on...

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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ROUTE CHANGES ANNOUNCED IN ADVANCE OF MAYORAL ELECTION

The results of several consultations looking at proposals to...

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LONDON’S SHRINKING BUS NETWORK

BUSINESS of BUSES with DAVID LEEDER The ongoing decline...

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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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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

INSIDE TRACK with ROGER FRENCH The media love a good...

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EVER HEARD OF A ROLLING STOP?

Millar’s TALES

Alan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send any...

Millar’s TALES
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NCT displays new electrics as head of operations appointed

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) has launched the first vehicles...

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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TfL SEEKS YOUTH INPUT AND PUSHES ACCESSIBILITY

Transport for London (TfL) is encouraging young Londoners to...

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BUS CHALLENGES IN SCOTLAND

JAMES DAY provides some highlights from the second Public Transport...

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EASTBOURNE OVERLOOK

Eastbourne Sightseeing Alexander ALX400-bodied Volvo B7TL (S9...

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Lothian expands in the east with Eve Coaches acquisition

SCOTTISH COLUMN In a surprise development, local authorityowned...

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MUSEUM GUIDE 2024/2025

ALAN MILLAR

COVER: Western National 1411 (LTA 750), a 1950 Bedford OB with...

ALAN MILLAR
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IMPORTS VS HOME MADE

with JAMES DAY

Bus legislation received unusual broadsheet press attention at...

with JAMES DAY
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TRANSPORT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR JOINED UP APPROACH AS COMMISSIONER HINTS AT SUPERLOOP PHASE 2

The London Assembly Transport Committee has written to the Sadiq...