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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...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

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

Diamond acquires Hanson’s in Midlands takeover

MF03 BLU, a TransBus Mini Pointer Dart acquired from Bluebird...

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In Fleet News this month

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

Citybus Spark rewires Plymouth branding

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

Italian state rail buys Qbuzz

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

Dorset withdraws First contract at short notice

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

Israel’s Dan to purchase 100 Chinese electrics

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

County axes Ipswich free bus – borough council steps in

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

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VOLVO PLUGS ELECTRIFICATION

ALAN MILLAR

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

ALAN MILLAR
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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

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

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Volvo wins its biggest order yet for the electric 7900

Malmö route 7 in 2008, operated by Arriva with a gas-fuelled...

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A Frenchman with a trackless vision

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Lombard-Gerin & Inventing the Trolleybus Author: Ashley...

ALAN MILLAR
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BATTERY POWER

DAVID JENKINS

All-electric vehicles are clearly one of the flavours of 2017,...

DAVID JENKINS

Bristol MetroBus: buses ordered, initial operator named

The three councils developing the MetroBus bus rapid transit...

Atlantic Coasters cruise Cornwall coast

First South West expanded its Atlantic Coasters brand in Cornwall...

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AMAZON WOULD DO IT

with ROGER FRENCH

When buying an online ticket to Cornwall from a train company,...

with ROGER FRENCH

A diecast for Gaydon

BUSES FESTIVAL First clue to the identity of the model being...

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SARFEND SURF

The MHD Partnership believes that class rather than kiss-me-quick...

Chester Interchange opens for business

Five Stagecoach and one Arriva vehicle in the horseshoe-shaped...