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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

There were over 400 wartime Daimlers with Brush utility bodies,...

MIKE FENTON
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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

PICTURE: RICHARD SHARMAN METROBUS THE REVOLUTION HEADING FOR...

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MCV unveils replacement single-deck body

MCV has revealed the replacement for its Evolution single-deck...

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Bus is on its way back, says First’s Fearnley

First West Yorkshire 35266 (SL67 VWS), one of the first of the...

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Berlin struggles to buy electric

The SOR Libchavy demonstrator at the Südkreuz railway station...

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A BRIDGEMASTER TOO FAR?

The New Routemaster, out of favour since Sadiq Khan succeeded...

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Dundee museum prepares lottery bid for historic permanent home

PRESERVATION UPDATE Dundee 127 (AYJ 379), the Croft-bodied...

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WHEN BI BECAME BUSES

Fifty years ago this month, this magazine adopted the new shorter...

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Courtney and Reading Buses expand in east Berks

Reading Buses’ new Thames Valley brand started operating in...

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Blueprint for planners to think bus

The report notes that Reading Buses’ services benefit from...

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Solaris unveils its double bendy Trollino

Solaris is developing a 24m doublearticulated version of its...

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Digital destinations coming, but committee demands more action

Digital destination displays could soon start to replace roller...

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Bound for Brecon

STEPHEN MILES

Snow lies everywhere but the surface of the A4067 on 12 December,...

STEPHEN MILES
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Swansea buses can be as full as Japanese subways

That you for Rhodri Clark’s article ‘Swansea Rediscovers...

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IN FOCUS

ANDREW JAROSZ

FLEET A&A COACH TRAVEL SJ02 AHW, an Alexander ALX400-bodied...

ANDREW JAROSZ
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Boxed pair from LT’s 50th anniversary year

1:76-SCALE MODELS Bachmann Europe’s first twin pack...

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10-year ban for Nippy Bus boss

Nippy Bus director and transport manager Sydney Hardy was disqualified...

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Contactless payment spreads across the country

First York 37069 (YK57 EZZ), a Wright Eclipse Gemini-bodied Volvo...

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Arnhem cuts trolleybus route after patronage dip

One of the most recent extensions to the Netherlands’ only...

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A bridge too low for Go-Ahead’s latest StreetLites

A low bridge clearance issue in south-west London led to a rapid...

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Manchester mayor is on the wrong route

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

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Oxford Museum seeks home for hybrid minibus

The Oxford Bus Museum is seeking a new owner for the unique Iveco...

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A self-contained Welsh municipal

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Aberdare Urban District Council is the subject...

ALAN MILLAR
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AROUND THE NUMBER 8

TIM CARTER

Having already tried out Birmingham’s iconic 11 Outer Circle,...

TIM CARTER
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Rotala grows again with £2m Central Buses deal

Alexander Dennis Enviro200 214 (YX64 VLZ) in Coventry on a route...

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On-demand operator Sn-ap adds Bristol route

Operators providing Sn-ap with coaches for its Bristol-London...

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SPEEDY ANSWERS

With PHIL STOCKLEY

We are too quick to expect others to solve the problem of slower...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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BVG-themed trainers are just the ticket in Berlin

Hundreds queued all night outside shoe shops in Berlin in January...

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Powders promoted on passenger transport

An early 1960s advertisement for ‘safe’ Askit on Highland...

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Not the 10,000th Enviro400

The Alexander Dennis demonstrator illustrated on p16 last month...