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1950 Guy Arab IV Video Tour

The chassis of this bus was one of the first batch of 100 'Arab' Mk IVs built at Guy Motor's Fallings Park factory in Wolverhampton and the body was constructed and fitted at MCCW's Marstone Green factory, Bickenhill Lane, Birmingham. 

2016 Buses Festival Video

We take a look back at all of the action from the 2016 Buses Festival.

Bonus Content - A Journey on the Midland Red SON GHA337

We take you for a gentle journey on the Midland Red SON GHA 337 from the Transport Museum, Wythall.

Devon General AEC Regent Video Tour

EOD 524D is an AEC Regent V entered service in 1966 and was one of five Regents built for Devon General near the end of production of the AV590 engine.

Ten summer open days at London Transport Museum’s Depot

The London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town, west London, which is rarely open to the public, will open its doors for a special 10-day summer family fun season for the first time between Wednesday 19 and Sunday 23 August and between Wednesday 26 and Sunday 30 August from 11:00 to 18:00 each day.

Midlands Road Run expects at least 27 vehicles

With conventional bus rallies and running days off the agenda for 2020, a Midlands Bus & Coach Road Run is being planned for Sunday 23 August, with opportunities to photograph the vehicles along the 80mile route.

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Fleet News Scotland: August 2020

Fleet News Scotland August 2020...

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INSIDE TRACK: LIFE BEYOND COVID

ROGER FRENCH

It has been truly heartening to observe the outstanding way the commercial bus industry has adapted to the unprecedented challenges thrown up by the Covid-19 pandemic...

ROGER FRENCH
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CAPE TOWN SOLOS

Familiar British-designed midibuses work along with full-size vehicles to deliver a bus rapid transit service...

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FLEET NEWS ENGLAND & WALES: August 2020

Fleet News England & Wales August 2020...

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VECTIS VACATIONS

Laurence Knight

LAURENCE KNIGHT comes over all nostalgic about family holidays...

Laurence Knight
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PUBLICITY MATTERS: COMMUNICATING CHANGE

DAVID JENKINS

DAVID JENKINS has been studying the UK government’s best practice guide...

DAVID JENKINS
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FLEET NEWS IRELAND: August 2020

Fleet News Ireland August 2020...

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ELECTRICS: WHAT DO THEY COST?

A study in the United States casts some light...

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MORE BRITS IN CAPE TOWN

DANIEL STAZICKER

DANIEL STAZICKER tracked down several much older British-built double-deckers in Cape Town...

DANIEL STAZICKER
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FLEET IN FOCUS: Belle Vue

Fleet in Focus August 2020...

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Buses Magazine August 2020

Welcome to Buses Magazine August 2020

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VECTIS FOR VISITORS

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

CHRISTOPHER CARTER spent two days last summer on Southern Vectis’s seasonal tourist routes...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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SLEEP MODE FOR LEYLAND NATIONAL

PICTURES & STORY: DANIEL STAZICKER

After 22 years as an educational resource and 43 spent entirely in the Isle of Man...

PICTURES & STORY: DANIEL STAZICKER
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THREE MAYORS, TWO ROUTEMASTERS

MARK LYONS

It is 20 years since Transport for London was created...

MARK LYONS
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Past & Present: Walsall Rarities

The West Midlands municipal undertaking had many unusual vehicles...

Buses Festival 2020 Awards, who gets your vote?

Voting now closed for Buses Festival Awards 2020

Updated: Nominations for Buses Festival 2020 Awards Now Closed

GET YOUR NOMINATIONS IN NOW FOR BUSES FESTIVAL AWARDS 2020
Closing date for nominations midnight 12th July.

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NOT STANDING STILL

DAVID JUKES

Shortly before the coronavirus pandemic restrictions brought much of the coach industry to a standstill, DAVID JUKES visited Portsmouth City Coaches...

DAVID JUKES
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PICTUREVIEW: Lodekka in the South Hams

WILL SPENCER

In this scene from the September 2015 Vintage Bus Running Day...

WILL SPENCER
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PRESERVATION UPDATE: MTT and GVVT

MTT and GVVT ready to reveal more of their latest restorations...

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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND: July 2020

Fleet News Scotland July 2020...

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Buses Magazine July 2020

Welcome to Buses Magazine July 2020

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FAR EAST POINTER DARTS

Plaxton Pointer-bodied Dennis Darts added further familiarity to the predominantly double-deck scene in Hong Kong...