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TIME FOR A NEW APPROACH

JULIAN PEDDLE

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

JULIAN PEDDLE
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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

RHODRI CLARK found during a recent return visit

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

RHODRI CLARK found during a recent return visit
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SILVER STAR SURVIVORS CELEBRATE CENTENARY

CHRIS DREW

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

CHRIS DREW
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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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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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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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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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TEN BUS CLASSES THAT MADE LONDON MORE INTERESTING

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

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SHORT TERM CONTRACT FOR SURRENDERED ROUTES

MARK LYONS

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

MARK LYONS
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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

JAMES DAY reports from one of the event’s most well attended ceremonies, where Go South Coast took the crown of UK Bus Operator of the Year

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

JAMES DAY reports from one of the event’s most well attended ceremonies, where Go South Coast took the crown of UK Bus Operator of the Year
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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

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

JOSEPH KK LEE
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EDUCATE & EXPLAIN

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

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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...

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FIRST DAY OUT FOR FIRST DART

Alate model step-entrance Dennis Dart, making its first run in...

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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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THREE QUARTERS OF A CENTURY

James Day

COMMENT With each issue of Buses, I’m reminded of...

James Day