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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...

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Green light for Dudley bus and tram interchange

West Midlands Combined Authority has signalled the go-ahead for...

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ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

PUBLICITY MATTERSThere is great potential to attract visitors...

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Alexander Dennis prepares ‘next generation’ hydrogen DD

NEWS The 10.3m Enviro400EV will have a shorter wheelbase.Alexander...

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Bolton Metroshuttle shelved after funding is cut

Bolton’s free Metroshuttle town centre service 500 is to end...

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Go-Ahead defies Manchester strike

NEWS The Travellers’ Choice SD16 BKB, a Plaxton Elite-bodied...

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The life stories of London’s original LT class

ALAN MILLAR

Title: LT, LS and LTC Vehicle Histories Volume 1: LS1-13, LT1-700 Volume...

ALAN MILLAR
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THE WILMSLOW WILDERNESS

with JULIAN PEDDLE

INSIDE TRACK It has always interested me why there are,...

with JULIAN PEDDLE
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Council views Hunstanton bus station as entirely superfluous

Your article in Buses last month concerning the closure of Hunstanton...

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First local service double-deckers for Czech Republic?

Two 12.3m Unvi-bodied Scanias are claimed to be the first ever...

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The mysterious Mitsubishi may be from Taiwan

Further to February Millar’s Tales and Terry Blackman’s photograph...

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RATP electric bandwagon continues to advance

RATP London has won two more new contracts based on the introduction...

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Dates are set for Showbus 50

Showbus is already making plans for 2022 when it will be held...

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When the terminus reaches its terminus

Millar’s TALES

The editor’s sideways view of the bus scenePlease send any...

Millar’s TALES
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Andy Stewart, former owner of Albert the overland Albion

OBITUARY Albert outside Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow...

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Alex Carter retires after 40 years

BUS PEOPLE Alex Carter: 40 years a busman.Alex Carter,...

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THE COLOURS OF WARRINGTON

The distinctive liveries of several out-of-town operators long...

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Wrightbus heavy-duty single-deck revealed

NEWS Ulsterbus 2503 (XUI 8503), destined for operation...