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Five Enviro400EVs for Leeds park-&-ride

First West Yorkshire has ordered five BYD/ Alexander Dennis Enviro400...

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Argentinian system nears the end of the line

Trolleybus operation in the Argentinian city of Mendoza appears...

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Flixbus resumes services in Germany

Flixbus restarted services in Germany from 25 March for the first...

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RATP strikes suspended, Metroline drivers balloted

Strike action at all three RATP London operations in early March...

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A JEWEL OF THE NORTH-WEST

Covid may have restricted visitor numbers, but the Museum of...

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BIRTH OF MIDLAND FOX

We look back 40 years to the start of the break-up of the National...

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Roofbox adorned export demonstrator RTL3

In my March article on London Transport’s roofbox double-deckers,...

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FoKAB reschedules, Alton Rally cancels

PRESERVATION UPDATE Lack of clarity on social distancing...

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Burnham backs franchising by 2025

A single identity is planned for buses, trams and trains in Greater...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

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

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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Transdev wins Lancashire routes from independents

As part of its continuing expansion of subsidised services, Lancashire...

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Cambridge metro proposals take shape

The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Combined Authority (CPCA) has...

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TfL budget extension

MARK LYONS

Commissioner says DfT is asking questions but not negotiating...

MARK LYONS
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Barton hangs on in Melton Mowbray

Famed above all else as the home of pork pies and Stilton cheese,...

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AN ENGLISH REVOLUTION

with ALAN MILLAR

It is hard to understate the amount of change heralded in Bus...

with ALAN MILLAR
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Swestrans should ask SPT to fix its information problem

Steven Ardron’s Room for Improvement article (Publicity Matters...

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Ward’s Seddons all had Perkins V8 engines

Last month’s Made in Yorkshire feature made mention of one...

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Hong Kong Van Hool is set for restoration

Wiltshire-based Hong Kong bus collector Dave Rogers has continued...

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Concern raised over autonomous buses in hard shoulders

SANDY MACDONALD

SCOTTISH COLUMNFLEETNEWS SCOTLAND Stagecoach and Transport...

SANDY MACDONALD
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First shrinks as Go-Ahead goes on growing

Alan Millar 

Title: 2021 First Bus HandbookEditors: John Birtwistle, Bill...

Alan Millar 
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Torbay spends savings on subsidising services

Torbay Council is using part of a £4million underspend on children’s...

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REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL

with ROGER FRENCH

Passengers boarding Lynx 23 (YJ60 KAK), an Optare Tempo new to...

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NCT managing director Mark Fowles retires

Mark Fowles has accumulated 27 years of service with Nottingham City Transport

Van Hool UK replaces Arriva Bus and Coach

Van Hool UK Ltd has been set up by the Belgian manufacturer to continue offering coaches and aftersales support

CPT launches coach strategy campaigns

Strategy calls for millions in government grants, extension on loan repayments and the promotion of coach travel

Coach industry warns of ‘coach deserts’ if support not given

Some of the difficulties facing the coach industry have been laid bare to MPs

National Express 2020 results reveal full COVID impact

James Day

After a strong January and February, operator reveals £380m loss for 2020

James Day
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Remote working ‘could benefit buses but increase subsidy’

The Welsh government expects the increase in working from, or...

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THE WILMSLOW WILDERNESS

with JULIAN PEDDLE

INSIDE TRACK It has always interested me why there are,...

with JULIAN PEDDLE