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Latest news written with authority

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Permanent post for Royal Mail minibus

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

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Does style triumph over substance of Stagecoach’s Plaxton Elites?

Stagecoach East Scotland 53813 (YX66 WOD), a Plaxton Elite-bodied...

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Plymouth group relocates to superior site

The Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group has completed...

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Stagecoach’s UK fleet is brought up to date

Woolybus has entered the new year with the first of its fleet...

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WHY MAIDSTONE BOUGHT BEDFORDS

When most of its contemporaries invested in heavy duty longlife...

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Stephensons closure prompts scramble to replace N Yorks routes

The toll of failed independents gained another name on 20 January...

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Arriva and Carousel back as One

Arriva and Go-Ahead owned Carousel Buses have settled their differences,...

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Volvo to test driverless 7900s in Singapore

GLOBAL NEWS Volvo is teaming up with a university in Singapore...

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Last Scania singles to go

293 changes operator again, more frequency reductions, fewer...

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Dewsbury’s magnetic attraction

Andrew Stopford is another of you to cast his eyes upwards in...

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Retired VR was a far from standard model

It was interesting to see the former Maidstone&District Bristol...

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In Fleet News this month

FLEETNEWS ENGLAND&WALES A-B BODY TYPE SEATING CAPACITY...

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Tilling times in Sussex by the sea

DVD On 31 October 1947, Brighton Hove & District withdrew...

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GOLDEN YEAR FOR MBF

As the Model Bus Federation celebrates its 50th anniversary this...

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Go-Ahead and Axe Valley follow First’s axe

The final day of First operating in Exeter, with Optare Solo...

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Sapphire suffers as congestion bites in Cheshire

Arriva North West reduced the frequency of its Sapphire-branded...

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NatEx quits Eurolines for new coaching alliance

An Iveco Magelys of Ouibus at the bus/rail station in the French...

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Fuel-cells and electric demo into service

Tower Transit’s two Van Hool A330 hydrogen fuel-cell single-deckers...

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FENTON FILE

After four years of trying to track it down on his travels, MIKE...

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New team for Kirkby Stephen

PRESERVATION UPDATE There is a new name and organiser for the...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY Where to send your reports ›››››...

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GOING FOR GOLD

In the first of two articles, CHRISTOPHER CARTER charts Stagecoach...

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Stagecoach set for Norfolk retreat

Routes that Stagecoach intends to give up include the Coasthopper...

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Mendip Mule Motorbus seeks crowdfunding

Mendip Mule Motorbus hopes to reintroduce heritage open-top services...

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Kent ‘conversation’ to replace cuts consultation

Kent County Council has backed down from a plan that would have...

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Italian-owned Qbuzz wins Dutch regional contract

Qbuzz has won its first major contract renewal since Italian...

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The long way round to Trafalgar Square

Decades ago when London Underground tickets were brown-backed...

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Hinckleybus would benefit from more joined up thinking

As a long-term resident of the Hinckley area, I would like to...

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Scarborough MPD enters preservation

Preservationist Jordan Brookes took delivery of East Yorkshire...

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Lands where yellow and cream reigned supreme

This latest published selection of retired surgeon John Sinclair’s...