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Latest news written with authority

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VAN HOOL STILL FAVOURITE AT COACH RALLY

The first of the new generation Van Hool T16 Astron coaches,...

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A TINY TROJAN TRUMPS BRISTOLS

Roger Burdett’s newly restored Trojan DT minicoach (Preservation...

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THE SHORT LIFE OF NBC’S OWN LITTLE BOBBY DAZZLER

United was one of four large National Bus Company (NBC) subsidiaries...

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FIRST NEW BUSES FOR SUPERLOOP

Stagecoach Selkent, which has operated route SL3 (Bromley North-Thamesmead)...

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KEIGHLEY BEATS METROBUS FOR STAYING POWER

The item in April Tales about Metrobus keeping the same Scania...

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ENERGISING NOTTINGHAM

As Nottingham City Transport commits to purchasing electric only...

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YOU WRITE

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

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LHs MEET AUTOSAN ON PENZANCE RUN

Sunshine favoured one of the most scenic annual running days...

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THE LAST DAYS OF WOOD GREEN TROLLEYBUSES

Bill and Jim in the title of this picture album are driver and...

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WILL KHAN BRING BACK LONDON TRANSPORT?

Elections for the mayor of London took place on May 2, after...

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BEAR NECESSITIES GRACE BARKING

Anyone hoping to sit directly behind the driver on one of the...

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FLEET

ON STANDBY A line-up of 45 Alexander Dennis Enviro500s...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

Full details of events in 2024 and early 2025 are in the Museum...

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SCOTTISH COLUMN

Lochs makes history in Lewis with double-deckers for cruise contract...

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TECHNOLOGIES OF THE PAST?

The Wright Electrocity was one of the first single-decker hybrids...

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TFL PLANS FOR AUTOMATED BUS PASSENGER COUNTING

Transport for London has advised potential suppliers that it...

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Public Transport North returns in September

The Public Transport North conference, organised by Buses in...

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EARLY VAN HOOL SUCCESSES

PAST & PRESENT As VDL rescues one of the biggest names in European...

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WELCOME RETURN FOR BRISTOL LEYLAND

PRESERVATION UPDATE Carrying its first passengers for...

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A GOLDEN AGE IN GLORIOUS MONOCHROME

It might seem incongruous for a book with a colour in its title...

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BSIP FUNDING ENHANCES CROSS BORDER ROUTE

Although Transport for London has effectively ruled out additional...

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WESTERN NATIONAL CHEST OF TREASURE

ANDREW STOPFORD Andrew Stopford is delighted to report that First’s...

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BAFFLED BY BELFAST

Staying in Belfast on his first visit to Northern Ireland, CHRISTOPHER...

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FENLAND BUSFEST CANCELLED

Alack of vehicle entries has led to the cancellation of this...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated coach...

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WHEN LONDON BOUGHT SMALL IN BIG NUMBERS

Small buses have played a part in the London bus scene from before...

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ROAD CHARGING ‘MUST BE PRECEDED BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENT’

The London Assembly Transport Committee’s report on future...

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Green light for Van Hool takeover

The receivers of the bankrupt Flemish bus and coach builder Van...

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LANDING AT NORMANDY

As the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings approaches, BOB...

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WEATHER PLAN SAVES THE SE BUS FESTIVAL

A wet weather plan ensured that this year’s South East Bus...