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Rural routes need state funding

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

Diamond takes over as Arriva closes West Midlands depot

Diamond and Rotala branding applied to LJ51 DBX, a Dennis/Plaxton...

Two Kent operators quit London commuter market

Fresh signs of decline in commuter coach travel between Kent...

Enviro500 chases Berlin order

The first Enviro500 for PostAuto at Alexander Dennis’s Larbert...

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A DOUBLE-DECK YEAR

PAUL HEELS

Exclusively for Buses, PAUL HEELS has once again picked his way...

PAUL HEELS
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PASSENGER POWER

With PHIL STOCKLEY

Make no mistake: this is a revolution. This is a whole new approach...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND

SANDY MACDONALD

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

SANDY MACDONALD

Swindon’s the big name as Thamesdown rebrands

Go South Coast has offered a first clue that it may phase out...

BUS PEOPLE

Engineering director for First Bus Former Arriva London engineering...

Use smartphone info, urges blogging guru

Operators should make full use of feedback from their smartphone-carrying...

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THE ROAD TO THE ISLES

BOB HIND

Left in limbo as a vital connecting bus leaves without him, BOB...

BOB HIND
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SIMPLY UNITED

Less is more in the new identity that The MHD Partnership has...

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Free Gift BUSES

Claim your FREE BUSES Special Bundle when you take out a 2 year...

MAN previews new generation Tourliner ready for autumn launch

MAN gave a UK audience its first look at the new Turkish-built...

The Big Lemon plugs into solar power

& PICTURES: PETER ROWLANDS

YK55 ENM, the first of the Optare Solos converted to electric...

& PICTURES: PETER ROWLANDS

Big Bus rebrands Sydney Explorer tour as its own

PICTURE: SCOTT MITCHELL The Sydney Explorer and Bondi& Bay...

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BYD expands on two fronts

Chinese electric bus giant BYD took another two steps in its...

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Lost municipals should be mourned

Your erudite editorial last month addressed ownership and regulation...

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This was indeed the April Fool

It is that time of the year again when we are challenged to find...

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FLEETNEWS ENGLAND & WALES

FLEET IN FOCUS PROCTERS COACHES Dales & District Wright...

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Oxford Diecast Bristol MW/ECW coach

MARK LYONS

1:76-SCALE DIECAST MODELS Guide price £18.75 Oxford Diecast...

MARK LYONS

Pre-book for Gaydon and save £s

BUSES FESTIVAL Advance bookings are starting to flow in for...

Arriva trials ride share in Kent

Six of the 12 leather seats are arranged around tables. ARRIVA...

France reports big rise in coach ridership

Budget long-distance coach services in France were busier than...

New vehicle influx adds first types to four fleets

Tower Transit MV38209 (LJ17 WRN), an MCV EvoSeti-bodied Volvo...

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MALTA — GETTING BETTER

JOHN YOUNG

JOHN YOUNG has returned to the Mediterranean island state, casting...

JOHN YOUNG
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Attached to Midland’s unattached arch

The tale of the historic arch from the entrance to the old Midland...

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Roadworks to blame for much congestion

You report last month that Transport for Greater Manchester ‘contrasts...

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Weaving through southern Wiltshire

Attending Commercial Transport in Preservation’s Great Gillingham...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

Where to send your reports Send your reports on Northern Ireland...