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Systra - Partnering for Success

Neill Birch, Head of Projects at Systra, discusses partnerships between bus operators, local authorities and government.

Strategic Priorities for Scotland's Bus Network

Bettina Sizeland, Head of Bus at Transport Scotland, discusses the organisation's aims for Scotland's bus network.

Public Transport Scotland 2024, Buses: Opening Address

Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Transport Secretary, opens Public Transport Scotland 2024 as one of her first appearances since her promotion to the cabinet.

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CONCESSIONARY FARES

Leicestershire is a region where many routes have a mix of urban...

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BODIES, BUT NOT AS WE KNOW THEM

Alan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send any...

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INDUSTRY SHOWCASE AT ALBUM

An array of vehicles and products are being displayed at ALBUM....

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YOU WRITE

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

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A HYBRID BUFFED UP FOR THE 15

DIECAST MODEL This latest release of Northcord’s...

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GB KITE ELECTROLINERS DEBUT ON RAIL REPLACEMENT SERVICES

Several of Transport UK’s Wrightbus GB Kite Electroliner single-deckers...

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THE OPPOSITE OF SIMPLICITY

My item in February ‘Tales’ about the Surrey service that...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

As GRAHAM ASHWORTH recalls, an auction allowed the much-missed...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

Grayscroft Coaches Burlingham Seagull-bodied Ford Thames...

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PSV CIRCLE UPDATES ITS PRESERVATION DIRECTORY

At the strong risk of repetition, the greatest compliment we...

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TENDER BREAKS CAUSE FINANCIAL PRESSURE FOR TfL

In the last year, mid contract break clauses have been invoked...

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ALL ABOUT ALBUM

Buses takes a special look at the Association of Local Bus Managers,...

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ILLUSTRATING BUSES

Sixty years after the then editor complained about the poor quality...

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THE LAST EAST LANCASHIRE MUNICIPAL

Rossendale Transport survived long enough in council ownership...

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LONDON UNITED LOSES BREAK-CLAUSE ROUTES

Short term contracts will see two routes surrendered early by...

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE POWER RUNS OUT?

A “forward curve reality” of First’s (and anyone else’s)...

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

THE LATEST FROM WARRINGTON The 2024 ALBUM Conference has a heavy...

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POSTWAR STL TURNS HEADS AT EPPING ONGAR

PRESERVATION UPDATE STL2692 making one of its round...

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THE TOWNS WHERE LONDON MEETS THE OUTSIDE WORLD

In the first of two large format picture albums composed entirely...

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TfL SEEKS YOUTH INPUT AND PUSHES ACCESSIBILITY

Transport for London (TfL) is encouraging young Londoners to...

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BUS CHALLENGES IN SCOTLAND

JAMES DAY provides some highlights from the second Public Transport...

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EASTBOURNE OVERLOOK

Eastbourne Sightseeing Alexander ALX400-bodied Volvo B7TL (S9...

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Lothian expands in the east with Eve Coaches acquisition

SCOTTISH COLUMN In a surprise development, local authorityowned...

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MUSEUM GUIDE 2024/2025

COVER: Western National 1411 (LTA 750), a 1950 Bedford OB with...

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IMPORTS VS HOME MADE

Bus legislation received unusual broadsheet press attention at...

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TRANSPORT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR JOINED UP APPROACH AS COMMISSIONER HINTS AT SUPERLOOP PHASE 2

The London Assembly Transport Committee has written to the Sadiq...

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THE VOICE OF INDEPENDENTS

ALBUM represents independent and municipal bus operators throughout...