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Swestrans should ask SPT to fix its information problem

Steven Ardron’s Room for Improvement article (Publicity Matters...

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First shrinks as Go-Ahead goes on growing

Alan Millar 

Title: 2021 First Bus HandbookEditors: John Birtwistle, Bill...

Alan Millar 
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Flixbus resumes services in Germany

Flixbus restarted services in Germany from 25 March for the first...

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Roofbox adorned export demonstrator RTL3

In my March article on London Transport’s roofbox double-deckers,...

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Contract awards herald central area cutbacks

Go-Ahead London General has retained the contracts to operate...

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Mulleys business is thriving after over eight decades

In his review of the book ColourScene Snapshot 4 East Anglia...

NCT managing director Mark Fowles retires

Mark Fowles has accumulated 27 years of service with Nottingham City Transport

Van Hool UK replaces Arriva Bus and Coach

Van Hool UK Ltd has been set up by the Belgian manufacturer to continue offering coaches and aftersales support

CPT launches coach strategy campaigns

Strategy calls for millions in government grants, extension on loan repayments and the promotion of coach travel

Coach industry warns of ‘coach deserts’ if support not given

Some of the difficulties facing the coach industry have been laid bare to MPs

National Express 2020 results reveal full COVID impact

James Day

After a strong January and February, operator reveals £380m loss for 2020

James Day
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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...