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Europe’s biggest electric fleet takes to Dutch roads

Transdev’s Netherlands subsidiary, Connexxion, has begun operating...

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One third of responses oppose Oxford Street plans

Of the 22,000 responses, 48% support and 33% oppose the pedestrianisation...

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Trolleybus is a work of art

Inspired by your recently published sightings of bus images on...

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Elite signalling window lacks headroom or heating

The signalling window in the cab of a Plaxton Elite. MARTIN...

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LVVS K5G nears completion

PICTURE: DAVID MITCHELL Visitors attending the Easter Sunday...

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Glasgow’s low emission zone progresses

Further details emerged on 20 March on the progress of Glasgow’s...

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Astromega sleeper trumps NRM for the anorak factor

ALAN MILLAR

Titles: Top Trumps Buses & Coaches Producer: Winning Moves UK...

ALAN MILLAR
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Labour confirms support for franchising and municipalisation

The Labour Party’s recently appointed shadow transport minister...

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Stagecoach to downgrade Corby depot

Stagecoach Midlands is to reduce its 26-vehicle Corby depot to...

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Scottish results paint different pictures

A disproportionate number of responses to the Citizens Advice...

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Safeguard targets younger market with reduced fares

Long established Guildford independent Safeguard Coaches launched...

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BRT electrics in major Swedish win for Arriva

Arriva has won an eight-year contract to operate bus services...

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Extra services laid on during DLR strikes

Ensignbus MD60 (KJD 260P), its preserved Scania/MCW Metropolitan...

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ENGAGING WITH YOUTH

Besides printed leaflets and displays at bus stops, operators...

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Waiting time rule causes excessive delays

A few years ago, the traffic commissioners awoke from their slumbers...

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North Western RELL back in original red

Ian Howard of Warrington-based Howards Travel Group has restored...

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From church hall to Brooklands

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REVIEWS Title: London Buses – A Living Heritage. Fifty Years...

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THAMES VALLEY RIDES AGAIN

STEPHEN MORRIS

Big group retrenchment has provided new opportunities for Reading...

STEPHEN MORRIS
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THE VOICE OF YOUTH

ALAN MILLAR

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR One of the better apps...

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Central Buses bows out in style

Midland Classic 41 (R2 NEG), the Optare Spectra-bodied DAF DB250...

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ArrivaClick ready for a commercial rollout

Arriva Southern Counties AC002 (RA66 WCM), a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter...

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SBS Transit wins latest Singapore tender round

ComfortDelGro-owned SBS Transit has won the latest contract to...

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Konectbus connects in winter whiteout

Heavy snow — dubbed the Beast from the East — may have blanketed...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Where to send your reports ››››› Send your reports...

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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INTERURBAN INTERIORS

For the second part* of his look at trends in bus interiors,...

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Crosville to cease all local bus operations

Operating Crosville’s last routes in Weston-super-Mare —...

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Stagecoach extends its open-top season in Ramsgate

East Kent-liveried 17529 (LX51 FON), an Alexander ALX400- bodied...

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John Nye, enthusiast and municipal GM

OBITUARY John Nye, a lifelong enthusiast who became general...

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Solo goes on trial as a Hong Kong minibus

The Hong Kong Transport Department is evaluating an Optare Solo...

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London trails behind the best of the rest

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