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Latest news written with authority

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Venetian blind VR at Morecambe

The Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust’s open-top Series 2 Bristol...

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Lothian Motorcoaches offers day tours and private hires

From the start of June, Lothian’s new Lothian Motorcoaches...

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Forward gives BCT Standard a Glasgow look

Forward gives BCT Standard a Glasgow look Vehicle: Glasgow Corporation...

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Lothian turns to Alexander Dennis with new order

After 13 years of buying most of its bus bodies from Wrightbus,...

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First South West delves deep into Dorset

South West Coaches L55 BUS, the only Castrosuabodied Scania N94UB...

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Big Bus acquires City Sightseeing Dublin

Big Bus Tours is to acquire City Sightseeing Dublin subject to...

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Flixbus launches US network as First reviews Greyhound future

A Flixbus-liveried Van Hool CX45 of Phoenix, Arizonabased American...

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Van Hool and Wrightbus to supply next hydrogen fleet

Transport for London has awarded framework contracts to Van Hool...

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SHORT HOPS

• ARRIVA LONDON reallocated buses for route 340 (Harrow-Edgware)...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

MIKE FENTON recounts the story of a batch of tri-axle Dennis...

MIKE FENTON
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Grimsby Fleetline is orange again

Graham Lord has restored former Grimsby Cleethorpes 113 (MBE...

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Degrees in being wise after the event

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Title: 45 Years an Eastbourne Busman Author: Mick...

ALAN MILLAR
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A BLEND OF TWO BIG CATS

When its development was first announced last summer, Plaxton...

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WHERE NOW FOR FIRST?

ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT with ALAN MILLAR First West of England...

ALAN MILLAR
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Second Swiss double-deck order for Enviro500

LATE NEWS Alexander Dennis has won a second order from Switzerland...

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Emsworth & District’s licence is revoked

West Sussex independent Emsworth & District had its operator...

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First promotes three from within

First Bus has filled three vacant managing director positions...

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Munich gets DRT service and inner ring route

Munich has become the latest German city after Berlin, Hamburg,...

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Topshop wrap for New Routemaster

Allover advertising wraps are continuing to be applied to the...

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Baltic look for Blue Bus Daimler

Not every British bus abroad is either a Routemaster or a replica...

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Highway hits the high road again

Back on the road in time to attend the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum’s...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

ANDREW JAROSZ

POPPLETON’S The cheetah logos are prominent on Bova Futura...

ANDREW JAROSZ
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Smaller groups that do extend beyond England

ALAN MILLAR

Title: English Bus Handbook Smaller Groups Editors: Stuart Martin...

ALAN MILLAR
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ALPINE TRAVEL A STORY OF STEADY GROWTH

MALCOLM COWTAN

MALCOLM COWTAN meets Alpine Travel managing director Chris Owens,...

MALCOLM COWTAN
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Go-Ahead launches ride share in Oxford

Go-Ahead Group’s Oxford Bus Company is launching what it says...

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Win a ticket to Gaydon

Don’t miss the opportunity in this month’s Buses to win a...

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Arriva pulls its Sprinters out of Hemel Hempstead

Arriva Southern Counties’ chequered experience of minibus operation...

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John Dickson-Simpson, journalist and engineering guru

The demountable Dodge that John Dickson-Simpson helped design...

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Berlin eyes Enviro500 and rejects Chinese electrics

GLOBAL NEWS The Alexander Dennis Enviro500 on trial with...

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Mild hybrids arrive on route 44

The first a new generation of mild hybrid double-deckers from...