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HEATHROW BUS BOOST

MARK LYONS

LOOK IN ON LONDON Additional short journeys have bene...

MARK LYONS
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Alcohol no longer fuels the 17 but new beer celebrates it

Fourteen years ago, Reading Buses bought a fleet of Scania OmniCity...

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CREATING A NATIONAL IDENTITY

Fifty years after its launch, MARK LYONS looks back at the National...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

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

A-C ● Three 22-reg Alexander Dennis Enviro400s for...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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First Cymru brings open top operation to Tenby

Having arrived in Tenby from Haverfordwest, the Tenby Coaster...

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Paris adding 47 fuel cell buses to green mix

The Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen bus made its debut in 2019 at...

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OPP CHARGE BUSES ENTER SERVICE

Go-Ahead London’s opp charging equipped BYD/Alexander Dennis...

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STAGECOACH STAYS WITH COACHES AS CITYLINK BUYS IRISH RIVAL

Stagecoach is keeping a 37.5% share of the coach operations it...

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THE KNIGHT WHO MADE WRIGHTS

Sir William Wright, the innovator and visionary who transformed...

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Ride back through a bygone Birmingham

This atmospheric picture album follows the two authors’ mainly...

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Bradford CAZ starts; Newcastle postponed

Unlikely to be upgraded to meet the Tyneside CAZ are Stagecoach...

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Exeter to demolish old bus station and request more bus support

The old Exeter Bus and Coach Station is set to be demolished...

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Berlin Enviros gets new ‘diversity’ seat design

Berlin’s new ‘diversity’ seat fabric replaces a pattern...

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Why hardy Alaskans must wait in the ‘healthy’ rain

Our travels also took us to parts of Alaska, the northernmost...

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GO-AHEAD AT A CROSSROADS

With takeover by a Spanish-Australian consortium looking set...

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YOU WRITE

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

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Speculation grows for £2 maximum fare

Rumours continue to circulate that the Department for Transport...

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Daimler aims to move bus production to Czech Republic

Bus production at Daimler’s Mannheim plant. DAIMLER Daimler-owned...

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NEW ABELLIO DEPOT FORMALLY OPENED

Dawley Road has opened with six 300kW charging stations installed....

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A stop too far in central Newcastle

On a recent visit to Newcastle upon Tyne, Dave Godsmark was puzzled...

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SAMPLING MIDLAND CLASSIC

JOHNYOUNG experiences the operator’s varied fleet as he spends...

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Retirement ends 50 years of Henry Crawford Coaches

SCOTTISH COLUMN OO05 HCC, a Bova Futura, at Kyle of...

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More erosion of Jurassic Coast buses

Stagecoach South West Scania N230UD/Alexander Dennis Enviro400...

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Austrian aid keeps Ukraine trolleybuses running

A former Salzburg Gräf & Stift/Kiepe operating in Ivano-Frankivsk...

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NEW ROUTEMASTER TOUR PLANNED

Abellio London is taking delivery of 11 of Switch Metrocitys...

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Rotala loses last appeal against GM franchising

A Diamond North West Wrightbus StreetDeck in special livery for...

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THE RISE OF WRIGHTS

PAST & PRESENT The foundations of today’s Wrightbus were laid...

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A Stagecoach jubilee Enviro400 to celebrate 2022

DIECAST MODELS The latest releases of Northcord’s...

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Arriva strike suspended in Yorks, starts in the North West

The four week strike affecting Arriva's Yorkshire business, which...

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Mixed views emerge on Welsh franchising plans

The Welsh Government’s proposals for bus franchising across...