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Latest news written with authority

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A LIFELONG COMPANION

75 YEARS OF BUSESLong-term reader and contributor MARTIN CURTIS...

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STRIPED TRIDENT AT CHRISTMAS CRACKER

RUSSELL YOUNG The first Dennis Trident built for one of Stagecoach’s...

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WHEN LEYLAND’S DUBLIN DREAM BECAME A NIGHTMARE

Like London Transport in the time described by Ken Blacker in...

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TIME FOR A NEW APPROACH

INSIDE TRACK The cancellation of the northern leg of...

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THE CREAM OF BIRMINGHAM’S BUSES

Millar’s TALESAlan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene...

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Rotala bought out by directors

Rotala PLC has been acquired by Rotala Group Limited, a newly...

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JOINING UP BUS AND RAIL AT RHYL

Little now remains of a 2017 initiative to join up rail and bus...

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SILVER STAR SURVIVORS CELEBRATE CENTENARY

CHRIS DREW The three surviving members of the Silver Star fleet,...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

Are you planning events in 2024/25? We are gathering information...

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THE MAGNIFICENT TEN?

We profile ten of the most significant buses and coaches of the...

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20MPH SPEED LIMITS AND ILLEGAL E-BIKES “RISK PASSENGER SAFETY”

Managers and trade unions have raised concerns about the risk...

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RUBY RACES INTO KIDS’ IMAGINATION

LTHT Emily Whitlam, of the Leicester Transport Heritage Trust,...

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HAMBURG’S MOIA

AIMS TO BEAT THE RIDE-POOLING JINX Ride-pooling services have...

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BUSES READERS CELEBRATE  75TH  ANNIVERSARY

YOU WRITE These are letters pages and the views expressed...

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TEN BUS CLASSES THAT MADE LONDON MORE INTERESTING

Title: London’s Post-War bought the RFWs Smaller Classes Author:...

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NO EASY OPTIONS FOR TFL FINANCES AS AUTUMN STATEMENT FAILS TO DELIVER FUNDING

Despite lobbying from business groups and others the Chancellor...

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WN V-Tech enters administration

Whippet Mellor Sigma 12 (MX23 LRV), the largest of five length...

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CROSSLEY IN READING

IAIN MACGREGOR Crossley was one of the manufacturers meeting...

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SANDTOFT SALUTES DONCASTER DEWIRING

TREVOR HALL The Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft marked the 60th...

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EDUCATE & EXPLAIN

This magazine had a simple objective when it was founded in 1949,...

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SHORT TERM CONTRACT FOR SURRENDERED ROUTES

LOOK IN ON LONDON Metroline will take over operation...

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OPEN YOUR EYES FOR THOSE MATCHING ENDS

ALLAN MACFARLANE My item in November Tales about the random three-letter...

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CELEBRATING SUCCESSES

The UK Bus Awards is an opportunity for the bus industry to shout...

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HULLEYS’ HERITAGE

PAST & PRESENT A rare acquisition of one medium-sized independent...

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KMB MARKS DOUBLE-DECK ANNIVERSARY

JOSEPH KK LEE With the 75th anniversary of the first double-deckers...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

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

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THE RULE BOOKS CHANGE

The 1980s brought a revolution in the regulation and ownership...

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CROSS BORDER LINK REINSTATED

Thanks to funding from Kent County Council’s Bus Service Improvement...

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Uno’s Northampton University services to be taken on by Stagecoach

The University of Northampton is to end its partnership with...

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HEATHROW BACKS BUSES

As the airport recovers from the pandemic, MARK LYONS details...