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Double events in Leicester

PRESERVATION UPDATE The Leicester Heritage Transport Trust is...

AN ENCOURAGING START

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT There is some good news from the West Midlands,...

with ALAN MILLAR
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90-year-old Lion prowls again

PICTURE: MALCOLM KING The Aire Valley Transport Group completed...

Schoolbuses placed in class of their own

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has devised a separate...

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FREE GIFT

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Broadmarsh and Wigan bus stations close for redevelopment

Last day of operation at Broadmarsh, with buses and coaches accommodated...

San Francisco orders 185 more trolleybuses

The new trolleybuses will replace Muni’s remaining Electric...

Rapido says ‘New Look’ Brum Guy model will set new standard

Rapido Trains has revealed that its first 1:76-scale model bus...

Stops on all the wrong tracks

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

Stagecoach South East adds second open top route

Stagecoach is complementing its Broadstairs-Ramsgate open-top...

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Sleeper connection

PICTUREVIEW Transport Scotland has funded the 14-week trial...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

Open-top single-deckers are far less common than their double-deck...

MIKE FENTON
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Cardiff VR restored for summer service

PICTURE: BARRIE GILBERT The Cardiff Transport Preservation...

Two Welsh independents reach end of the road

The demise of two Welsh independent operators in one case marks...

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FLEET IN FOCUS BL TRAVEL

The first BL Travel bus bought new, Optare Versa YJ12 GVO, in...

Extended NAT route targets last municipal joint operation

Britain’s last route operated jointly by municipal companies...

KMB retires last Dragon, adopts new livery

PICTURE: HUGO HO Hundreds of Hong Kong enthusiasts turned...

OS and Kithead discuss archive merger

The Omnibus Society and Kithead Trust are in negotiations to...

Arriva makes gains

MARK LYONS

Three routes won in Bexleyheath, Go-Ahead regains two, 68 group...

MARK LYONS

Rotala scales back Wessex

Wessex Bus 30003 (BX07 KPO), a Plaxton Centro-bodied Volvo B7RLE,...

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NEVER ON A SUNDAY

RHODRI CLARK

No fare to pay on TrawsCymru, that is, nor on a Saturday in a...

RHODRI CLARK
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KNOW YOUR STRENGTHS

With PHIL STOCKLEY

In all too many places subsidy has become a drug, an unhealthy...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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Crowdfunding appeal to repair S22

The Leicester Transport Heritage Trust has launched a crowdfunding...

W Mids mayor tackles congestion

Action plan will focus on key West Midlands roads off the national...

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Ex-Grey Cars Viscount coach now pulls pints

Previously in preservation, former Devon General Grey Cars TCR935...

£4.5m Versas revitalise Burnley Mainline

Mainline-branded Optare Versa 247 (YJ17 FWK) operating route...

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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

MCV BUILDING FOR THE UK ALSO 50 YEARS SINCE LEDGARD: LEEDS...

Stagecoach offers Appleby a commercial lifeline

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire is introducing a new commercial...

Germany funds two-year electrification drive

The German government is providing financial support for 250...

Whippet calls for franchising

Tower Transit-owned Whippet wants Cambridgeshire & Peterborough...