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Showing the past in its true colours

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Leeds Transport in Colour 1880 to 1952 Author: Jim Soper...

ALAN MILLAR
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THE REAL SWEDISH LESSON

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT A Van Hool ExquiCity double-articulated rapid...

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NatEx bakes a trans-Pennine campaign to bridge roll divide

Language can also divide us at home when we discover radically...

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Harry Blundred: a unique busman’s lifetime

Harold Davies Blundred was born Stoke on Trent 19 September 1941....

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Mendip Mule blames ‘hostile’ neighbours for early end

Mendip Mule BJG 674V, an ECW-bodied Bristol VRT/SL3 new to East...

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Low Leopard needs locker room

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FASTLINK BRT-LITE OR NOT AT ALL?

HUGH DOUGHERTY

Announced six years ago, Glasgow’s first bus rapid transit...

HUGH DOUGHERTY
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McGill’s signals growth ambitions as ex-Arriva CEO joins board

McGill’s Bus Service has flagged up its ambitions for further...

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Bob Hind, the Arctic Circle, pelicans and puffins

Alan Howarth, Lower Cumberworth, W Yorks

I have much enjoyed Bob Hind’s tales of bus travel around various...

Alan Howarth, Lower Cumberworth, W Yorks
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Arriva expands in Croatia

GLOBAL NEWS A Setra S516HD coach in the Autotrans fleet....

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LVVS Leyland in heritage hues

STEPHEN WHITELEY The Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society...

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LA sets a date for 100% zero-emission fleet

Metro, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority,...

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In Fleet News this month

David J. Stanier

BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated coach...

David J. Stanier
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Tender losses for Go-Ahead and Tower Transit

Tendered service announcements in August included Go-Ahead London’s...

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Northern Roadways and Waterloo Street

By Alan Millar4 Title: Scottish Transport No.69 Editor: Frank...

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More colour for EL Transit’s New Routemasters

Rebranded New Routemaster LT942 (LTZ 2142) in Longbridge Road,...

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BUSES Special Bundle INCLUDING: LONDON BUS...

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Stagecoach trims Exeter network and expands in Plymouth

Stagecoach reduced some Exeter city services and enhanced its...

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Imagine when Routemasters go weightless

Thomas Heatherwick’s New Routemaster continues to inspire creative...

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A REFRESHMENT STOP

Northumberland-based Thornton Brothers is one of the specialists...

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Utopia and Shaun’s close

Shaun’s LK58 CTY, an Optare Tempo new to Metroline in 2009...

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Good customer service from Trent Barton

Paul Chancellor, Bromsgrove

I was planning to visit Derby and Nottingham and travel by bus...

Paul Chancellor, Bromsgrove
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THE LEDGARD LEGEND

CHRIS YOUHILL

A weekend of activities in West Yorkshire will commemorate the...

CHRIS YOUHILL
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TfGM opens £48m Bolton Interchange

Transport for Greater Manchester opened its £48million Bolton...

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A London Olympian meets Brummie Lynx

KEITH McGILLIVRAY Two preserved 1990s vehicles meeting at...

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Grande West reports first profitable quarter

A 35ft Grande West Vicinity operating with T3 Transit in Charlottetown,...

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Midlands return for BMMO S23

One of the last of Midland Red’s own built BMMO S23 single-deckers...

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Bendybuses for the suburbs?

MARK LYONS

Mayor’s deputy also hints at trolleybus revival for new developments...

MARK LYONS
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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

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

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Buses take the strain during summer rail works

Additional peak hour buses were provided on three routes while...