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Latest news written with authority

Germany funds two-year electrification drive

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

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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

Two Welsh independents reach end of the road

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

Stagecoach offers Appleby a commercial lifeline

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

NatEx ends East Kent’s 90-year London connection

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

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Cardiff VR restored for summer service

PICTURE: BARRIE GILBERT The Cardiff Transport Preservation...

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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

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

Major service changes planned in connection with the Elizabeth Line

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

£4.5m Versas revitalise Burnley Mainline

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

B5LHC set for Gaydon

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

County axes Ipswich free bus – borough council steps in

Dedicated Free Shuttle livery on Ipswich Buses Optare Solo 245...

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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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Ex-Grey Cars Viscount coach now pulls pints

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

Copenhagen selects MAN gas bendies for BRT route

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

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VOLVO PLUGS ELECTRIFICATION

ALAN MILLAR

A single-deck demonstrator is embarking on a year’s tour of...

ALAN MILLAR

W Mids mayor tackles congestion

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

New Lancs council pledges to restore some cuts

Lancashire County Council’s new Conservative administration...

Stagecoach South East adds second open top route

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

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Crowdfunding appeal to repair S22

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

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A region of great variety

ALAN MILLAR

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

ALAN MILLAR

Israel’s Dan to purchase 100 Chinese electrics

Dan, the seconded largest operator in Israel, has ordered 100...

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Sleeper connection

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

Stagecoach launches its first new UK open-toppers

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

Dorset withdraws First contract at short notice

Dorset County Council withdrew First Hampshire & Dorset’s seven-year...

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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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Wakefield experiences a Domino effect

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

Italian state rail buys Qbuzz

Busitalia, the fast-growing bus arm of Italian state railway...

Stops on all the wrong tracks

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

Citybus Spark rewires Plymouth branding

Enviro400 City 553 (WA17 FSY) in Plympton St Maurice on the first...

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

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