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Latest news written with authority

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DARTING AROUND LANCASHIRE

CHRIS NEWTON relates his experience of driving one of the classic...

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New local service contractors for SPT

SANDY MACDONALD

FLEET NEWS SCOTLANDSCOTTISH COLUMN Strathclyde Partnership...

SANDY MACDONALD
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Fleets shuffled for new emission zones

NEWS One of Stagecoach South’s battery-electric BYD/Alexander...

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MADE IN YORKSHIRE

Forty years ago, two enterprising coach operators in the West...

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When Suffolk was a centre of bus building

JOHN YOUNG

REVIEWS Title: ColourScene Snapshot 4 East Anglia Buses...

JOHN YOUNG
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Redline bucks up competition with Arriva in Bucks

Aylesbury-based Redline has stepped up its competition with Arriva...

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Wrong time to extend PSVAR to hire coaches

You write These are letters pages and the views expressed...

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Why a school came to have its own local bus company

JOHN YOUNG

Title: The Story of Hulme Hall CoachesAuthor/Publisher: Graham...

JOHN YOUNG
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Keolis wins first Paris outer suburban networks

Keolis has become the first operator to break state-owned RATP’s...

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Wrong to name route after cruelly abused women

The change of Witchway logo (You Write last month) may be the...

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Group starts to remove its three London brand identities

Several vehicles in the London United, Quality Line and London...

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Keighley festival is deferred until 2022

The In-Motion transport festival in Keighley has also been postponed...

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New digital download bus map is on sale

Mike Harris has published an updated version of his London bus...

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Strathtay Renown joins Scotbus collection

Stagecoach 21127 (R526 TWR) in Forfar in 2006.ALAN MILLARAs reported...

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NATEX IN NORTH AMERICA

As DENNIS LAMING explains, National Express Group generates more...

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In Fleet News this month

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

FLEET NEWS ENGLAND & WALES ● 21-regs for Ensignbus,...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled by LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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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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A QUESTION OF SCALE

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT How big should a regional bus company be? Compact...

with ALAN MILLAR
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Volvo Bus and Mercedes-Benz skip Busworld Europe

Volvo and Mercedes-Benz/Setra parent Daimler Buses have decided...

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Dr Jim Young, Channel Islands and East Anglia expert

OBITUARY Dr Jim Young, founder of the Channel Islands...

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PRESTON BLUES

PAST & PRESENTThe buses in what now is a city donned a radically...

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Third handbook goes pan-British

ALAN MILLAR

Title: 7th Edition British Bus Handbook CoachesEditor: Stuart...

ALAN MILLAR
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De Lijn changes electrification criteria to help Van Hool to bid

De Lijn, the state-owned bus and tram undertaking in the Flemish-speaking...

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Integration is about more than modes of transport

You correctly ask the question ‘what kind of integration do...

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Berlin electrics lose battery power during cold snap

Solaris is resisting Berlin transport undertaking BVG’s demand...

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Shuttle coach driving was best suited to single men

Further to Victor Pilka’s article about the shuttle craze (Buses...

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April events are ready to roll

The London Bus Museum’s STL2377 (EGO 428), a 1937 AEC Regent...

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South Yorkshire ALX400 to regain Barbie stripes

PRESERVATION UPDATE The last of a batch of 15 Alexander...

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A Routemaster that spins and glitters

With Easter at apparent risk of being cancelled as a time for...

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Stagecoach to merge Oxfordshire and West companies

NEWS Stagecoach West 18420 (AE06 GZS), an Alexander...