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Fuel-cells and electric demo into service

Tower Transit’s two Van Hool A330 hydrogen fuel-cell single-deckers...

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GOING FOR GOLD

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

In the first of two articles, CHRISTOPHER CARTER charts Stagecoach...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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Stephensons closure prompts scramble to replace N Yorks routes

The toll of failed independents gained another name on 20 January...

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Dewsbury’s magnetic attraction

Andrew Stopford is another of you to cast his eyes upwards in...

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GOLDEN YEAR FOR MBF

BOB HEATHCOTE

As the Model Bus Federation celebrates its 50th anniversary this...

BOB HEATHCOTE
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Alan Piatt, expert on Brighton’s buses

OBITUARY Alan Piatt, author and longtime Brighton bus enthusiast,...

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Does style triumph over substance of Stagecoach’s Plaxton Elites?

Stagecoach East Scotland 53813 (YX66 WOD), a Plaxton Elite-bodied...

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Driverless vehicles ‘within 10 years’ says NCT MD

One of NCT’s biogas-fuelled double-deckers, Alexander Dennis...

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South Yorkshire’s services over festive holiday period

Your news item last month ‘Nobler exceptions to another busless...

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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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Bristol Palatine II acquired from First

New into preservation and back in Bristol owned by James Willmott...

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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 self-contained Welsh municipal

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Aberdare Urban District Council is the subject...

ALAN MILLAR
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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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Boxed pair from LT’s 50th anniversary year

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

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Stagecoach set for Norfolk retreat

Routes that Stagecoach intends to give up include the Coasthopper...

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The long way round to Trafalgar Square

Decades ago when London Underground tickets were brown-backed...

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IT’S WHAT’S ON THE INSIDE THAT COUNTS

ANDY RIGBY

Stylish liveries and exotic exteriors are all well and good,...

ANDY RIGBY
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Go-Ahead and Axe Valley follow First’s axe

The final day of First operating in Exeter, with Optare Solo...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

After four years of trying to track it down on his travels, MIKE...

MIKE FENTON
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Arriva and Carousel back as One

Arriva and Go-Ahead owned Carousel Buses have settled their differences,...

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Retired VR was a far from standard model

It was interesting to see the former Maidstone&District Bristol...

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Lancashire to roll out more new routes by March

More new routes have been rolled out in Lancashire, as the county...

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Plymouth group relocates to superior site

The Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group has completed...

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Van Hool to build city buses in USA

Van Hool plans to build Buy America compliant city buses in a...

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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

Where to send your reports ››››› Scottish reports should...

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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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A century and a half of transport transformation

PAUL SAVAGE

Readers might be familiar with Mike Maybin’s other works on...

PAUL SAVAGE
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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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AROUND THE NUMBER 8

TIM CARTER

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

TIM CARTER