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Spectra takes Rodney to Lydney

An Optare Spectra-bodied DAF DB250 celebrates an all-time favourite...

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Swift salutes the birth of Charles H Roe

■ PICTURES: MALCOLM KINGCraig Temple’s newly restored Leeds...

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IN FOCUS

FLEET  AINTREE COACHLINE The newly acquired Alexander...

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HOW NOT TO DO IT

JULIAN PEDDLE

Those of you who have read Boris’ fanciful wish list called...

JULIAN PEDDLE
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Swedish success: Volvo’s first 40 years in Britain

Title: Volvo Buses and CoachesAuthor: Howard BerryPublisher:...

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London First sets out steps to secure future of public transport

In its discussion paper ‘How will we use public transport post-Covid?’...

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SCANIA INTEGRAL RETURN

JAMES DAY reports

A decade after OmniCity production ceased, Scania is to once...

JAMES DAY reports
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New Enviro500s enter ser vice in Hong Kong

JOSEPH K. K. LEE

A number of new 12.8m Alexander Dennis Enviro500 buses of Long...

JOSEPH K. K. LEE
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Stagecoach rebrand has missed a golden opportunity

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

JUNE18-21 ROYAL BLUE RUN and 101st anniversary of National Omnibus...

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IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Where to send your reportsSend your reports on Northern Ireland...

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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Further electric gains for Go-Ahead and Abellio

London General has added a further route to its tally of services...

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The treasures that populate Lathalmond

Title: The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum –A Quick Guide Editor:...

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Ensign acquires StreetDeck for filming roles

Ensignbus has acquired a Wright StreetDeck HEV96 demonstrator...

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A RAY OF SUNSHINE

The Big Lemon has continued to expand throughout the Covid-19...

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AIR-COOLED IN LINCOLN

A one-off locally repowered double-decker was nearing the end...

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Beamish Daimlers back in action

■ PICTURE: TREVOR HALLThe relaxation of Covid restrictions...

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Stagecoach orders new fleet for new Orkney contracts

SANDY MACDONALD

SCOTTISH COLUMN Orkney Islands Council recently awarded...

SANDY MACDONALD
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Megasightseeing ends as Stagecoach launches joint venture

MARK LYONS

Vehicles given City Sightseeing branding and carry Grupo Julià...

MARK LYONS
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Three-yearly inventory of all that is preserved

Title: Preserved Buses (2021 Edition) 9JP100 Publisher: PSV...

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Khan promises suburban bus strategy as he is re-elected as mayor

Sadiq Khan has been re-elected as London mayor. In his manifesto...

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A HALF CENTURY OF INTEGRALS

Scania began delivering integral buses to British customers in...

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ANNIVERSARIES IN LONDON & IRELAND

MICHAEL DRYHURST reminds us of significant developments that...

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Walsall Royal Tiger on South Midlands Run

PICTURE: KEN JONESWalsall Corporation Leyland Royal Tiger 808...

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In Fleet News this month

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled by LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG

FLEETNEWS ENGLAND & WALES BODY TYPEAB Articulated...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled by LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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Welsh fleet that breaks trends

Edited ALAN MILLAR alan.millar@keypublishing.com

Title: Newport’s Municipal BusesAuthor: Andrew Wiltshire Publisher:...

Edited ALAN MILLAR alan.millar@keypublishing.com
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Capacity limits eased as watchdog calls for guidance on busy buses

From Monday, May 17, all seats on buses except rear facing ones...

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Alan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene

Please send any stories, photos, (digital, prints or slides),...

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ENGAGING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

James Day

The Big Lemon staff pose with the first of four Higer Steed electric...

James Day
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FENTON FILE

Once a common sight throughout France, the Renault PR100 was...