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FLEET IN FOCUS BL TRAVEL

The first BL Travel bus bought new, Optare Versa YJ12 GVO, in...

Extended NAT route targets last municipal joint operation

Britain’s last route operated jointly by municipal companies...

KMB retires last Dragon, adopts new livery

PICTURE: HUGO HO Hundreds of Hong Kong enthusiasts turned...

OS and Kithead discuss archive merger

The Omnibus Society and Kithead Trust are in negotiations to...

Arriva makes gains

MARK LYONS

Three routes won in Bexleyheath, Go-Ahead regains two, 68 group...

MARK LYONS

Rotala scales back Wessex

Wessex Bus 30003 (BX07 KPO), a Plaxton Centro-bodied Volvo B7RLE,...

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NEVER ON A SUNDAY

RHODRI CLARK

No fare to pay on TrawsCymru, that is, nor on a Saturday in a...

RHODRI CLARK
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KNOW YOUR STRENGTHS

With PHIL STOCKLEY

In all too many places subsidy has become a drug, an unhealthy...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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Crowdfunding appeal to repair S22

The Leicester Transport Heritage Trust has launched a crowdfunding...

W Mids mayor tackles congestion

Action plan will focus on key West Midlands roads off the national...

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Ex-Grey Cars Viscount coach now pulls pints

Previously in preservation, former Devon General Grey Cars TCR935...

£4.5m Versas revitalise Burnley Mainline

Mainline-branded Optare Versa 247 (YJ17 FWK) operating route...

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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

MCV BUILDING FOR THE UK ALSO 50 YEARS SINCE LEDGARD: LEEDS...

Stagecoach offers Appleby a commercial lifeline

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire is introducing a new commercial...

Germany funds two-year electrification drive

The German government is providing financial support for 250...

Whippet calls for franchising

Tower Transit-owned Whippet wants Cambridgeshire & Peterborough...

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SCARBOROUGH FARE

ALAN MILLAR

Ten years after Plaxton became part of Alexander Dennis, its...

ALAN MILLAR

Setra reveals new flagship

Hard on the heels of the new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo RHD high-decker...

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MAN & NEOPLAN

ANDREW JAROSZ

A new Lion’s Coach for continental Europe will be launched...

ANDREW JAROSZ
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We need joined up journeys

You write These are letters pages and the views expressed therein...

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Wakefield experiences a Domino effect

Making its first public appearance at the Heath Common rally...

Stagecoach launches its first new UK open-toppers

Stagecoach UK Bus has launched its first new purpose-built open-top...

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A region of great variety

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Title: The Colours of South Yorkshire Author: Bob Telfer...

ALAN MILLAR

New Lancs council pledges to restore some cuts

Lancashire County Council’s new Conservative administration...

Copenhagen selects MAN gas bendies for BRT route

Denmark’s largest transport authority, Movia, is funding 41...

B5LHC set for Gaydon

BUSES FESTIVAL Volvo is bringing its B5LHC electric hybrid...

Major service changes planned in connection with the Elizabeth Line

Metroline VWH2216 (LK16 HZH), a Wright Gemini 3-bodied Volvo...

PTE finds replacements for all BrightBus routes

BrightBus 6330 (F330 UJN), a 106-seat Duple Metsec-bodied Dennis...

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THE ROAD TO THE ISLES

BOB HIND

On this fifth and final part* of his nine-day tour of the bus...

BOB HIND
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ROAD CAR VARIETY

Lincolnshire Road Car dropped the county name from its branding...