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Latest Lothian livery lacks subtlety

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

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Final moves for Bedford’s first production VAL

I was fascinated to read the Fleet News reports in November and...

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IN FOCUS

AVON BUSES FLEET Alexander Dennis Pointer Dart 354...

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PLUGGED IN

ALAN MILLAR

Nottingham has the biggest council-owned electric bus fleet in...

ALAN MILLAR
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West End revamp

MARK LYONS

LOOK IN ON LONDON Buses and many taxis in Oxford...

MARK LYONS
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Leopard leaps to Lincoln

PICTURE: MARK YOUDAN A 1972 Yorkshire Traction Leyland Leopard,...

Surrey pays up for fewer services

Cardinal Buses’ current fleet includes SN03 EAE, a TransBus...

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FAR EAST OF RHONDDA

SIMON AYRES

Lyndon Rees is the Welsh-born bus manager who led the transformation...

SIMON AYRES
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Atlanteans called D for Deirdre

ALAN MILLAR

Title: In Focus 2: The CIÉ Atlantean Author: Michael Dryhurst...

ALAN MILLAR
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HALFCABS ETCETERA

OUR OCCASIONAL GLIMPSE INTO THE NEW LIVES OF RETIRED BRITISH...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

RELIANCE MOTOR SERVICES YJ51 NXK, the mainly cream Wright...

DB drops Arriva flotation

German railway Deutsche Bahn has shelved plans to float Arriva...

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What is the point of route branding?

Further to Ken Crawley’s letter (You Write, November), here...

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COMMENT with ALAN MILLAR

ALAN MILLAR

EMBRACE THE NEW SOLUTIONS Stagecoach North Scotland...

ALAN MILLAR
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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

Leicester Carriage Builders has carved a niche for itself in...

MIKE FENTON

IN BRIEF

• PLAXTON is developing a 12.2m short wheelbase version of...

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LONDON’S FIRST BUSWAY

DAVID JUKES

The Millennium Busway was built to take south-east Londoners...

DAVID JUKES
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Saluting a market leader

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Bedford Buses and Coaches Author: Nigel R. B. Furness...

ALAN MILLAR
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Tender success for Abellio and Sullivan

X26 to go double deck — New Routemasters for the 254 Abellio...

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RT celebrates Queen’s 90th

PRESERVATION UPDATE The London Bus Museum’s RT2775 was...

Enviro 400 MMCs for Stagecoach Gold

The first 30 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 MMC double-deckers for...

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STRIKING A BALANCE

PETER ROWLANDS

PETER ROWLANDS applauds some recent examples local route branding,...

PETER ROWLANDS
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Ribble returns

PHIL HALEWOOD

In operation at the Merseyside Transport Trust’s Liverpool...

PHIL HALEWOOD

More cash for green buses

Wrights reveals hydrogen StreetDeck for London trial ...

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THE LESSER KNOWN 554

DALE HOWCROFT

It runs much less frequently and has older vehicles than the...

DALE HOWCROFT
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A trolley tale for a modern age

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Cardiff Trolleybuses Author: Peter Smith Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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THIS AIN’T FRANCHISING

with JULIAN PEDDLE

In the post-truth world of politics, what franchising means in...

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Doyen debuts at Dewsbury

PRESERVATION UPDATE PICTURE: MARK YOUDAN PICTURE:...

NCT is Operator of the Year

Nottingham City Transport 676 (YN05 WFE), the East Lancs-bodied...

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AM I APPY?

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

CHRISTOPHER CARTER can see Stagecoach buses from his window,...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER