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Latest news written with authority

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Plaxton launch will save lives

Millar’s TALES

Scarborough’s new £2million lifeboat has a name familiar to...

Millar’s TALES
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A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY

DAVID JENKINS

DAVID JENKINS is back on Bus Éireann for this second account...

DAVID JENKINS
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Welsh govt throws £300,000 lifeline to three councils

The Welsh government has provided three councils with additional...

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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

Of all the front end bonnet assemblies of concealed radiator...

MIKE FENTON
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MD for Merseyside & South Lancashire

Rob Jones, operations director at Stagecoach Merseyside & South...

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No wonder Richard fell at Bosworth Field

I refer to the letter from Terry Hammond of Southampton (You...

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Lothian launches its latest Gemini 3s

Lothian Buses launched its 25 latest Wright Gemini 3-bodied Volvo...

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Reliance’s three local commercial routes

Could I suggest that some details in last month’s Fleet in...

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QUICK SPARKS

• TURIN transport undertaking GTT has ordered 16 BYD 12m buses...

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Yankee Yankee Romeo is Ensign’s big surprise

PRESERVATION UPDATE PICTURE: TOM GRAHAM PICTURE:...

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More zero emission routes

MARK LYONS

Gains for Metroline and London United LOOK IN ON LONDON...

MARK LYONS
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Behind the scenes at Devon General

James Prince

Title: Devon General As It Was Author: Nigel BruceRobertson...

James Prince
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Alexander Dennis takes over US Enviro500 plant

Alexander Dennis has taken over the plant where it assembles...

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Bank junction to be restricted to buses and bikes

The City of London Corporation has granted approval for an experimental...

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PLUGGED IN

ALAN MILLAR

Nottingham has the biggest council-owned electric bus fleet in...

ALAN MILLAR
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Clifton tram competition prompts changes by NCT

NCT Navy Line-liveried Scania OmniDekka/East Lancs 969 (YT09...

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Who needs bulls-eyes in Spalding?

Travel the world and you’re likely to find the London Transport...

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OBITUARY: Philip Platt, Mr AEC in the West Country

BUS PEOPLE Philip Platt in 2013. Philip Platt at...

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Competition drives innovation and keeps fares down

I must take issue with Bob Saxby (You Write, December) and his...

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Transdev ups Coastliner standards

New Gemini 3 3631 (BT66 MVO) at Stockton on the Forest in December....

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Battery buses are not quite emission-free

It was interesting to read in November Buses about the BYD/Alexander...

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STRIKING A BALANCE

PETER ROWLANDS

PETER ROWLANDS applauds some recent examples local route branding,...

PETER ROWLANDS
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COMMENT with ALAN MILLAR

ALAN MILLAR

EMBRACE THE NEW SOLUTIONS Stagecoach North Scotland...

ALAN MILLAR
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Saluting a market leader

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Bedford Buses and Coaches Author: Nigel R. B. Furness...

ALAN MILLAR
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HALFCABS ETCETERA

OUR OCCASIONAL GLIMPSE INTO THE NEW LIVES OF RETIRED BRITISH...

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Leopard leaps to Lincoln

PICTURE: MARK YOUDAN A 1972 Yorkshire Traction Leyland Leopard,...

Axe falls as First focuses on growth areas

First’s focus on Bristol has seen the West of England business...

Two Stagecoach MDs join First

BUS PEOPLE Phil Medlicott Andrew Jarvis First...

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AM I APPY?

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

CHRISTOPHER CARTER can see Stagecoach buses from his window,...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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A trolley tale for a modern age

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Cardiff Trolleybuses Author: Peter Smith Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR