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Arriva makes gains

MARK LYONS

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

MARK LYONS
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MAN & NEOPLAN

ANDREW JAROSZ

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

ANDREW JAROSZ

AN ENCOURAGING START

with ALAN MILLAR

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

with ALAN MILLAR

Extended NAT route targets last municipal joint operation

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

Whippet calls for franchising

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

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ROAD CAR VARIETY

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

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90-year-old Lion prowls again

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

KMB retires last Dragon, adopts new livery

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

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SCARBOROUGH FARE

ALAN MILLAR

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

ALAN MILLAR

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...

PTE finds replacements for all BrightBus routes

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

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Double events in Leicester

PRESERVATION UPDATE The Leicester Heritage Transport Trust is...

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FLEET IN FOCUS BL TRAVEL

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

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

£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...

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...

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...

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

Stagecoach launches its first new UK open-toppers

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