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Puma was an AEC or Albion, not an ACE

The Wright Contour-bodied Puma coach that Mike Fenton mentioned...

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Go-Ahead is first of the 2020 Handbooks

ALAN MILLAR

Title: 2020 Go-Ahead Bus Handbook Editors: Mark Lyons,...

ALAN MILLAR
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New role for early BYDs

MARK LYONS

Latest awards will put electric double-deckers on three school...

MARK LYONS
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Good operators have learnt art of managing route branding

Ken Crawley, Boston, Lincolnshire

I have worked as a driver for three operators, one large national,...

Ken Crawley, Boston, Lincolnshire
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SHORT HOPS

■ TOWER TRANSIT has ordered 37 Optare Metrodecker EV electric...

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New Year link to Street

The Bristol Road Transport Collection organised the operation...

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NatEx lands prime Irish slot

National Express is moving into Ireland after winning the exclusive...

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Third world ’shelter’ for first world city

Major roadworks at Headrow in Leeds city centre took some of...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

FEBRUARY 22 MAIDSTONE Vintage Toy Fair, 09.00-14.30, Lockmeadow...

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Traffic commissioner terminates troubled Target Travel

Plymouth independent Target Travel’s operator licence was revoked...

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TOP CLASS

ALAN MILLAR reports.

First Eastern Counties has invested over £5million in a new...

ALAN MILLAR reports.
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Stagecoach dons new clothes

The longer distance, standard and specialist service liveries...

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Gough billed to succeed Bickerton at Reading Buses

BUS PEOPLE RATP London’s head of engineering, Bill Gough...

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CLYNNOG & TREFOR COMMUNITY-OWNED SURVIVOR

MALCOLM COWTAN

MALCOLM COWTAN meets the directors of a north Wales operator...

MALCOLM COWTAN
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Major management changes across group

Stagecoach has continued to implement changes in top people across...

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Trolleybus reprieve as Schaffhausen buys electrics

The VBSH municipal in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen plans to...

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GOSPORT & FAREHAM

Although it became part of the National Bus Company 50 years...

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Why BET might have been better off with Bristols

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Red, cream and a touch of Gray Authors: Colin Scott ...

ALAN MILLAR
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NatEx-owned ALSA orders 700 buses for Casablanca network

National Express-owned ALSA has ordered 700 Mercedes-Benz and...

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Halton folds after 111 years

Six-figure loss leaves just eight arms length municipals ...

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Multi-door boarding ending on all New Routemasters

Following a trial on route 8 (Bow-Tottenham Court Road), the...

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Better to wait and make time than arrive ahead of schedule

Rob Bucher, banff

I do not live or work in London and fully accept that Aberdeenshire...

Rob Bucher, banff
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First MAN Lion’s City Es arrive in Hamburg

Two operators in the north German city of Hamburg have become...

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Shire counties need more cash to support services

Malcolm Chase, Fleet

It was very interesting to read Mark Lyons’s article last month...

Malcolm Chase, Fleet
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Arriva in part of the Netherlands

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Busvervoer in de Drechtsteden Author: Rinse Kooiman ...

ALAN MILLAR
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Setra retires after 42 years’ public service

One of Europe’s oldest working buses has been withdrawn from...

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Tri-ang’s Glaswegian ‘big tin bus’

Gordon Bain, Greenock

I read, with a smile on my face, your item about the Tri-ang...

Gordon Bain, Greenock
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RTs on Putney Bridge on Christmas Day

Park Royal-bodied RT2043 (LUC 291) was one of three of these...

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D9 delight in Leicester

Midland enjoyed Red a late enthusiasts Christmas treat when the...

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When Gary met The Grinch

Millar’ s TALES

Exeter’s very own incarnation of The Grinch seemed to be out...

Millar’ s TALES