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UNDER THE HAMMER

As GRAHAM ASHWORTH recalls, an auction allowed the much-missed...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

Grayscroft Coaches Burlingham Seagull-bodied Ford Thames...

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PSV CIRCLE UPDATES ITS PRESERVATION DIRECTORY

At the strong risk of repetition, the greatest compliment we...

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TENDER BREAKS CAUSE FINANCIAL PRESSURE FOR TfL

In the last year, mid contract break clauses have been invoked...

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ALL ABOUT ALBUM

Buses takes a special look at the Association of Local Bus Managers,...

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ILLUSTRATING BUSES

Sixty years after the then editor complained about the poor quality...

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THE LAST EAST LANCASHIRE MUNICIPAL

Rossendale Transport survived long enough in council ownership...

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LONDON UNITED LOSES BREAK-CLAUSE ROUTES

MARK LYONS

Short term contracts will see two routes surrendered early by...

MARK LYONS
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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE POWER RUNS OUT?

A “forward curve reality” of First’s (and anyone else’s)...

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

THE LATEST FROM WARRINGTON The 2024 ALBUM Conference has a heavy...

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POSTWAR STL TURNS HEADS AT EPPING ONGAR

PRESERVATION UPDATE STL2692 making one of its round...

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THE TOWNS WHERE LONDON MEETS THE OUTSIDE WORLD

In the first of two large format picture albums composed entirely...

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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...

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THE VOICE OF INDEPENDENTS

ALBUM represents independent and municipal bus operators throughout...

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THE ROAD TO SNOWDONIA

BOB HIND samples north Wales services through the Snowdonia region...

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APPEALING PORTRAITS OF THE CAPITAL’S WORKING FLEET

Stick with me. I promise there is a connection with what I am...

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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...

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MANCHESTER BEE NETWORK & FRANCHISING

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