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Northstar operation established in Durham

A former head if Go North East’s commercial team has established...

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THE COLOURS OF WEST YORKS

With franchising set to create a cohesive network in the region,...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated coach...

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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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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

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

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Buses Magazine May 2024

May 2024 issue of Buses Magazine in page-turning format reveals the readers' choice of most iconic buses

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

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

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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...

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MANCHESTER BEE NETWORK & FRANCHISING

PROGRESS REPORT As the launch of Bee Network Tranche Two approaches,...

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PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

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

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RALLY CALENDAR GUIDE 2024/2025

MARCH 16 GUILDFORD Safeguard Coaches centenary event at Guildford...

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CONCESSIONARY FARES

Leicestershire is a region where many routes have a mix of urban...