Buses Magazine

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Latest news written with authority

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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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US TROLLEYBUSES

ROGER DAVIES

ROGER DAVIES visited all five surviving systems in 2016 and has...

ROGER DAVIES
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Cheshire Cat to smile upon Network Warrington

Council-owned Network Warrington has previewed the new Cheshire...

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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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Van Hool to build city buses in USA

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

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GLA questions TfL’s passenger growth forecasts

The Greater London Assembly’s budget and performance committee...

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HANTS&DORSET

Hants&Dorset traded continuously for 63 years, 52 of them with...

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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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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

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

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THE FASTEST ROUTEMASTERS

More than 50 years after they were built, nearly half of the...

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MUSIC TO THE EARS

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT The report suggests that features of successful...

with ALAN MILLAR
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Alan Piatt, expert on Brighton’s buses

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

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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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Daimler ends MCI’s Setra sales agreement

Daimler Buses has set up a new partnership to sell German-built...

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Permanent post for Royal Mail minibus

The editor’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send...

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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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Plymouth group relocates to superior site

The Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group has completed...

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Stagecoach’s UK fleet is brought up to date

ALAN MILLAR

Woolybus has entered the new year with the first of its fleet...

ALAN MILLAR
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WHY MAIDSTONE BOUGHT BEDFORDS

ALAN PRICE

When most of its contemporaries invested in heavy duty longlife...

ALAN PRICE
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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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Arriva and Carousel back as One

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

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Volvo to test driverless 7900s in Singapore

GLOBAL NEWS Volvo is teaming up with a university in Singapore...

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Last Scania singles to go

MARK LYONS

293 changes operator again, more frequency reductions, fewer...

MARK LYONS
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Dewsbury’s magnetic attraction

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

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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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In Fleet News this month

FLEETNEWS ENGLAND&WALES A-B BODY TYPE SEATING CAPACITY...

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Tilling times in Sussex by the sea

ALAN MILLAR

DVD On 31 October 1947, Brighton Hove & District withdrew...

ALAN MILLAR
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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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Go-Ahead and Axe Valley follow First’s axe

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

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Sapphire suffers as congestion bites in Cheshire

Arriva North West reduced the frequency of its Sapphire-branded...