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Buses Magazine January 2023

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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More cash needed with 38 routes at risk in the West Midlands

Transport for West Midlands has agreed to increase funding to...

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First South West series of strikes start

NEWS First South West Cornwall by Kernow Volvo B7TL/...

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LIFE PEERAGE FOR SIR PETER HENDY

Sir Peter Hendy is to be conferred a life peerage. He will sit...

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A FRENCH LESSON IN SAFETYD

Dave Godsmark was impressed by a service now available on late...

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NI Department for Infrastructure announces funding for new buses

John O’Dowd MLA, Northern Ireland’s infrastructure minister,...

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ARRIVA NORTH EAST DAY OUT

JOHN YOUNG takes a trip from North Shields to Berwick-upon-Tweed,...

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THE DECLINE OF INTER-URBAN BUS SERVICES

It’s an inescapable fact that bus services throughout the UK...

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NOSTALGIA IN THE SOUTH HAMS

DWR PICTURE LIBRARY The glory days of Western National and Southern...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

New Turas and Plaxton coaches delivered to Chalkwell More ex-London...

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PAY DEAL PROMPTED BRISTOL ORDER

Title: Tayside Buses – Blue is the Colour Author/Publisher:...

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Watford DRT 90% short of passenger targets

A detailed report to Watford Borough Council reveals that the...

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Germans agree on €9 flat ticket replacement

German politicians have agreed on a follow-up to the popular...

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PASSENGER DATA CONFIRMS IMPACT OF COVID LOCKDOWNS

For the fourth year running, route 18 (Euston – Sudbury) retained...

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Alan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene

Millar’s TALES

Please send any stories, photos, (digital, prints or slides),...

Millar’s TALES
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EURO BUS EXPO 2022

REVIEW As buses and coaches return to the NEC after a three-year...

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RT PROVIDES TEXAS CIDER DRINKERS WITH THEIR SKELETON SERVICE

More remarkable still is the survival of ex-London Transport...

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LIFESTYLE CHOICE

YOU WRITE I was more than a little disappointed to...

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CUMMINS-POWERED METROBUS BACK ON THE ROAD

A Greater Manchester Transport MCW Metrobus with Northern Counties...

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CAMERON'S CAMERA

Most of the double-deckers that Airdrie-based Baxter’s Bus...

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South Yorkshire joins the £2 singles club

NEWS Passengers make a cross-platform interchange from...

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TfGM seeks new depot in Wigan

Transport for Greater Manchester has submitted a planning application...

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Marrakesh trolleybuses grind to a halt

A pioneering rapid transit trolleybus system in the Moroccan...

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ELIZABETH LINE LINKED EXTENSIONS AND SUBURBAN TIMETABLE CUTS

Frequency reduction have become a feature of recent months. On...

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SCILLY WORDS THAT SAY IT ALL

I’ve seen many terms to describe the loss of patronage from...

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A DECADE OF WELSH BUS DEPARTURES

Many Welsh bus companies have disappeared from the scene in the...

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BUS BUNKER “BLACK HOLE” TO BLACK HOLE?

Matlock bus station on August 19, with the backs a Trent Barton...

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CENTRALISED LOST PROPERTY?

Having read Clifford Martin’s letter in the November issue...

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NEW RUNNING EVENT IN CENTRAL LANCASHIRE

ANDY RIGBYRibble 1397 (NRN 397P), a Park Royalbodied Leyland...

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THE SHORT AND LONG HISTORIES OF 22 TROLLEYBUS TOWNS

Titles: British Trolleybus Systems London & South-East England...