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NatEx bus director heads Stagecoach East Scotland

In a break with recent practice, Stagecoach has recruited from...

Council urges residents to support new Wisbech venture

A new community bus service was launched on 3 July in the Cambridgeshire...

UK-owned MET secures funds for German expansion

Metropolitan European Transport (MET), the German bus group run...

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Mayor’s 25-year plan

MARK LYONS

Suburban expansion, zero emissions and safety in Khan’s blueprint...

MARK LYONS
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In Fleet News this month

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

ENGLAND & WALES BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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A Frenchman with a trackless vision

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Lombard-Gerin & Inventing the Trolleybus Author: Ashley...

ALAN MILLAR

First confirmed as York P&R winner

Complete with First York fleetname and logos, the Optare MetroDecker...

Go-Ahead goes contactless across its three Oxford fleets

All three of Go-Ahead Group’s businesses in the Thames Valley...

Chris McCormick, 1950-2017

OBITUARY Chris McCormick, service delivery manager at Stephensons...

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BATTERY POWER

DAVID JENKINS

All-electric vehicles are clearly one of the flavours of 2017,...

DAVID JENKINS
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Busway in bloom

PICTUREVIEW It is almost four years since the Luton- Dunstable...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

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

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

ELECTRIC AVENUE VOLVO LAUNCHES 7900E IN UK PICTURE: KEITH...

Best Impressions gives Ribble’s White Lady a modern twist

The White Lady, 17012 (S812 BWC), posed at Houghton Hall Garden...

Stagecoach regroups in Swindon battle

Stagecoach has refocused its competitive battle with Go South...

Volvo wins its biggest order yet for the electric 7900

Malmö route 7 in 2008, operated by Arriva with a gas-fuelled...

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THE ROAD TO THE ISLES

BOB HIND

A train defect threatens to leave BOB HIND stranded in Scotland’s...

BOB HIND
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CALLING ALL FISHWIVES

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR

Arriva North East 1511 (NK13 FJY), a Wright Pulsar 2-bodied VDL...

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR
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Railcard is model for industry to follow

You write These are letters pages and the views expressed therein...

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The Midland Red family tree

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Edwardian Enterprise Author: Brian Dicks & Andrew Gardner...

ALAN MILLAR

Abellio to maintain a commercial toehold in Surrey

Abellio is to continue operating two routes commercially in Surrey,...

Jackett’s Coaches quits local routes

Cornish independent Jackett’s Coaches of Gunnislake has given...

Ex-GMB route split in two

The last jointly operated interurban route in Greater Manchester...

European makers turn Israeli tide against strong Chinese challenge

Leading Israeli operator Egged has awarded a £12.2million order...

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Titan by name, tiny by nature

Millar’s TALES

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

Millar’s TALES
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FLEET IN FOCUS SQUAREPEG

A 2015 view of T620 EUB, an Optare Spectra-bodied DAF DB250 new...

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EFE’s Barton Transport ex-London RTL1571

1:76-SCALE DIECAST MODEL Guide price £34.95 Bachmann Europe’s...

Lothian delivers £6.6m dividend to council owners

Lothian Buses, the UK’s largest municipal arms length company,...

Hand-held reader for commuter coaches

Mobile ticketing specialist Mobile Onboard has extended its mTicketr...

BUS PEOPLE

Bus minister Jones moves on Andrew Jones Jesse Norman...