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Latest news written with authority

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Stagecoach considers selling its North American business

Stagecoach is in discussions that could lead to the sale of all...

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Blazefield wins TfN funding for contactless capping trial

Transdev Blazefield has secured £50,000 funding from Transport...

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Torbay’s OurBus suspends services

Two not-for-profit services operated by the Torbay Community...

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Commercial director steps up to head NatEx bus division

David Bradford, commercial; director of National Express’s...

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Bogotá orders gas and Euro5 diesel for BRT

Volvo and Scania have secured 82% of the orders placed by TransMilenio...

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Investing in Airline, seeking new business with Sn-ap

In common with a few other corridors around the land — like...

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IN FOCUS FLEET TYRERS

CHO 213Y, an East Lancs Pyoneer-bodied Volvo Olympian new to...

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The Country Area reconsidered in retrospect

MARK LYONS

This is a prequel to Peter Aves’s previous volume Green No...

MARK LYONS
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Franchises and municipals for Wales?

FoxStar, the trading name of Bristol-based CityStar Group, began...

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No routes lost as Hampshire makes budget savings

No bus services will be lost entirely when Hampshire County Council...

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Exeter bus station costs soar

The long running saga of procuring a new council funded replacement...

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IT’S ALL POLITICAL

with JULIAN PEDDLE

Transport needs to be removed as a politicians’ plaything,...

with JULIAN PEDDLE
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No double-deckers at stop KK, just a choice of double espressos

Millar’s TALES

The editor’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send...

Millar’s TALES
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WESTON’S OPEN-TOPS

PAUL CHANCELLOR uses photographs from the Colour-Rail archives...

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Subsidised electric Riversider under threat

Glasgow’s only existing electric bus service, linking the city...

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Selected Southall products pictured at home and abroad

Graham Crawshaw

These books, picture albums with short introductory chapters...

Graham Crawshaw
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A TURNING POINT FOR HYDROGEN?

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR

The Wright StreetDeck hydrogen fuel-cell prototype on display...

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR
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’Last chance’ for deregulation in Glasgow

First Glasgow has embarked on an investment in 150 new Alexander...

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Arriva abandons Avon additions

Arriva North West has given up two of the Wirral routes it introduced...

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Gregory confirmed as FirstGroup CEO

BUS PEOPLE Matthew Gregory, FirstGroup’s interim chief operating...

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US city to return BYD electrics and buy clean diesels

The US city of Albuquerque in New Mexico has placed an order...

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FLEETLINE FOLLOWS NEW LOOK

Canadian model manufacturer Rapido Trains has revealed the identity...

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50 years on, London remembers the RTL

Five preserved London Transport RTL-class Leyland Titan PD2 7RTs...

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A small but perfectly followed system

MARK LYONS

REVIEWS Fifty years after the system closed, Reading’s...

MARK LYONS
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Shining stars feature on Bluestar Enviro400

ALAN MILLAR

This latest release of Northcord’s Alexander Dennis Enviro400...

ALAN MILLAR
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Stagecoach Midlands fined £2.3m over Coventry crash

Stagecoach Midlands has been fined £2.3million for breaches...

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Stagecoach Midlands makes major changes

Stagecoach Midlands 36942 (SN63 KFY), an Alexander Dennis Enviro200,...

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Target Travel granted new licence

Target Travel HXZ 9741, a Plaxton President-bodied Volvo B7TL,...

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Omnibus Society raises £1,000 for charity appeal

Muscular Dystrophy UK – the charity leading the fight against...

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BRT for Sutton?

MARK LYONS

Artics in two of three proposals for southern suburban link ...

MARK LYONS