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A club that outlives a corporation’s transport

John Young found another link with the industry’s past on a...

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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

First into the market with a postwar underfloor-engined model,...

MIKE FENTON

Franchising ‘may be beneficial’, says TfGM in 2040 vision

Franchising appears to be only one of the options Transport for...

Going Forward routes in rural Oxfordshire

Further to last month’s story about GoRide quitting Oxfordshire,...

OBITUARIES Alan Mills, Omnibus Society’s veteran archivist

Alan Mills, who died on 31 January aged 86 (Buses last month),...

Adelaide trial for first Wright StreetLite in Oz

PICTURE: CHRISTOPHER BROOMHEAD

The first Wright StreetLite to operate in Australia entered service...

PICTURE: CHRISTOPHER BROOMHEAD
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A most human story

ALAN MILLAR

Title: With the benefit of Hindsight Author: Bob Hind Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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NO EASY ANSWERS

ALAN MILLAR

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR First Glasgow serves...

ALAN MILLAR
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FLEETNEWS ENGLAND & WALES

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled by LAWRIE...

Talks stave off indefinite strike threat at Bus Éireann

Trades unions at Bus Éireann suspended a threatened national...

Go-Ahead retrenches in East Anglia

Konectbus 637 (SN65 OAW), an Alexander Dennis Enviro400 dual...

Stagecoach quits Twin America

A Gray Line Dennis Trident operating a City Sightseeing New York...

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ULSTERBUS AT 50

PAUL SAVAGE

The UK’s largest public sector operator reaches its half-century...

PAUL SAVAGE
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When Heathfield was the centre of a universe

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Working Together Publisher: Southdown Enthusiasts Club...

ALAN MILLAR
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Fenton files his birthday bus

Millar’s TALES The editor’s sideways view of the...

Municipal expansion ‘would stifle’ industry

Blackpool Transport, whose profitability was highlighted in the...

Doom for award winning Zoom

Trent Barton withdrew its Long Eaton-Derby Zoom service — a...

Transdev orders Versas for Burnley

The new Optare Versas will replace Wright Eclipse 2-bodied Volvo...

Berlin aims to bridge technology gap with gas

Berlin transport operator BVG wants to buy compressed natural...

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MENDIP MULE MOTORBUS

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

After some close shaves with financial oblivion, the owner of...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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BUSES MAIL ORDER

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The importance of bus shelters These are letters pages and...

Scottish Bill will aim to stem decline in ridership

Route franchising will be among the options the Scottish government...

Oxford axes loss-making BHX

UK17 PUL, a new Plaxton Panther-bodied Volvo from Pulham’s...

Anthony Wyer, Selnec Preservation Society founder

Anthony Wyer, founder and leader of the Selnec Preservation Society,...

Rusty buses sculpture divides Dresden

PICTURE: MARTIN BENSLEY

Three scrap buses propped up vertically in front of Dresden’s...

PICTURE: MARTIN BENSLEY
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Reassessing a London ‘failure’

ALAN MILLAR

Title: The London DMS Author: Matthew Wharmby Publisher: Pen...

ALAN MILLAR
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PARTNERSHIPS DELIVER

JULIAN PEDDLE

All these initiatives have been delivered with considerable investment...

JULIAN PEDDLE
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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

SANDY MACDONALD

Where to send your reports ››››› Scottish reports should...

SANDY MACDONALD

Local Link withdrawal threatens 15 routes in Torbay

The future of 15 routes in Torbay is uncertain following the...