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Latest news written with authority

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HYBRID BUSES IN THE UK

Was the combination of electric and diesel just a stop on the...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

GRAHAM ASHWORTH recalls the two appearances — in starkly different...

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FOKAB WINS ROUND ONE OF OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN

MARK BAILEY The Friends of King Alfred Buses (FoKAB) has won...

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A PIECE OF PASSING MANCUNIAN HISTORY

DIECAST MODEL This 20th release of Northcord’s realistic...

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PLAN FOR NEW HOUSING ABOVE LEA INTERCHANGE

The London Borough of Waltham Forest has initiated public engagement...

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MCBEE FOR THE LAND OF MACBRAYNE’S?

RUSSELL YOUNG With franchising becoming the model of choice for...

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DELAINE DELIGHTS with a little help from its friends

Lincolnshire resident DAVID MITCHELL took himself to Bourne on...

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FIRST OUTING FOR HK OLYMPIAN SAVED FROM SCRAP

Twenty years after he saved it from being scrapped, Dave Rogers...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

Howards Travel Omega Busways Based: Head office and...

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RESTYLED STREETDECK ELECTROLINERS FOR TRANSPORT UK

Transport UK took over operation of route 306 (Acton Vale-Fulham...

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Trent Barton orders 29 Enviro200s

Trent Barton has ordered a further 29 Alexander Dennis 11.8m...

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VAN HOOL STILL FAVOURITE AT COACH RALLY

The first of the new generation Van Hool T16 Astron coaches,...

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A TINY TROJAN TRUMPS BRISTOLS

Roger Burdett’s newly restored Trojan DT minicoach (Preservation...

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THE SHORT LIFE OF NBC’S OWN LITTLE BOBBY DAZZLER

United was one of four large National Bus Company (NBC) subsidiaries...

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FIRST NEW BUSES FOR SUPERLOOP

Stagecoach Selkent, which has operated route SL3 (Bromley North-Thamesmead)...

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KEIGHLEY BEATS METROBUS FOR STAYING POWER

The item in April Tales about Metrobus keeping the same Scania...

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ENERGISING NOTTINGHAM

As Nottingham City Transport commits to purchasing electric only...

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YOU WRITE

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

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LHs MEET AUTOSAN ON PENZANCE RUN

Sunshine favoured one of the most scenic annual running days...

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THE LAST DAYS OF WOOD GREEN TROLLEYBUSES

Bill and Jim in the title of this picture album are driver and...

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WILL KHAN BRING BACK LONDON TRANSPORT?

Elections for the mayor of London took place on May 2, after...

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BEAR NECESSITIES GRACE BARKING

Anyone hoping to sit directly behind the driver on one of the...

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FLEET

ON STANDBY A line-up of 45 Alexander Dennis Enviro500s...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

Full details of events in 2024 and early 2025 are in the Museum...

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SCOTTISH COLUMN

Lochs makes history in Lewis with double-deckers for cruise contract...

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TECHNOLOGIES OF THE PAST?

The Wright Electrocity was one of the first single-decker hybrids...

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TFL PLANS FOR AUTOMATED BUS PASSENGER COUNTING

Transport for London has advised potential suppliers that it...

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Public Transport North returns in September

The Public Transport North conference, organised by Buses in...

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EARLY VAN HOOL SUCCESSES

PAST & PRESENT As VDL rescues one of the biggest names in European...

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WELCOME RETURN FOR BRISTOL LEYLAND

PRESERVATION UPDATE Carrying its first passengers for...