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Charting the London network in a familiar style

ALAN MILLAR

Titles: The Greater London Bus Map No.36 The Greater London Night...

ALAN MILLAR
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Diamond nets Little Gem in second Rotala purchase

Rotala has made its second operator purchase in a month, acquiring...

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Yellow years at Arbroath

My item in August ‘Tales’ about Southdown-style coach TUF...

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OPTARE WIRES IN

ALAN MILLAR

Reinvented as the UK’s first all-new battery electric double-decker,...

ALAN MILLAR
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Go South Coast places £13m order for 2017/18

Go South Coast has placed a £13million-plus order with Alexander...

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Why foist a London design on Bristol and beyond?

Allan Macfarlane, Bristol

The rear of the upper deck of First West of England 39401, to...

Allan Macfarlane, Bristol
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IMBERBUS 2017

A newly re-roofed extra-long Routemaster was the best-kept surprise...

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A summer holiday return to Dalton Square

Buses returned to a historic terminus in Lancaster during July...

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Seaford’s fundraising running day

PRESERVATION UPDATE PETER ROWLANDS TERRY BLACKMAN...

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Flixbus acquires its first railway route

Flixbus has teamed up with Czech open access rail and coach company...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

Full details of these and other events in 2017 and early 2018...

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Estonians prefer faster robot shuttles

Passengers sampling a two-month trial of driverless shuttles...

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Andrew’s closes non-Shetland operations

SCOTTISH COLUMN Only a year after expanding significantly on...

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Go-coach steps in

Following withdrawal of Arriva Southern Counties service 402...

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An Edwardian story with lessons for today

ALAN MILLAR

Title: A Most Deliberate Swindle Author: Mick Hamer Publisher:...

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NatEx ends East Kent’s 90-year London connection

Operation of National Express services between London and the...

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Double events in Leicester

PRESERVATION UPDATE The Leicester Heritage Transport Trust is...

AN ENCOURAGING START

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COMMENT There is some good news from the West Midlands,...

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90-year-old Lion prowls again

PICTURE: MALCOLM KING The Aire Valley Transport Group completed...

Schoolbuses placed in class of their own

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has devised a separate...

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Broadmarsh and Wigan bus stations close for redevelopment

Last day of operation at Broadmarsh, with buses and coaches accommodated...

San Francisco orders 185 more trolleybuses

The new trolleybuses will replace Muni’s remaining Electric...

Rapido says ‘New Look’ Brum Guy model will set new standard

Rapido Trains has revealed that its first 1:76-scale model bus...

Stops on all the wrong tracks

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

Stagecoach South East adds second open top route

Stagecoach is complementing its Broadstairs-Ramsgate open-top...

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Sleeper connection

PICTUREVIEW Transport Scotland has funded the 14-week trial...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

Open-top single-deckers are far less common than their double-deck...

MIKE FENTON
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Cardiff VR restored for summer service

PICTURE: BARRIE GILBERT The Cardiff Transport Preservation...

Two Welsh independents reach end of the road

The demise of two Welsh independent operators in one case marks...