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2019 MARKET ANALYSIS: DOUBLE-DECK BUS

Deliveries of market leader Alexander Dennis’s Enviro400 slipped...

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Fleet News England & Wales June 2020

In Fleet News this month...

Friends of King Alfred appeals for new depot space

The Friends of King Alfred Buses (FoKAB) is in sudden and urgent need of new accommodation for many of its unique collection of Winchester buses and is appealing for help from anyone who can help.

Stagecoach calls for post-lockdown strategy

Stagecoach has today called for a joint strategy between industry and government to secure vital public transport networks out of the Covid-19 lockdown and beyond.

TfGM ‘still holding gun to operators’ heads’, says D&G’s Peddle

The row between D&G Bus director Julian Peddle and Transport for Greater Manchester over the conditions for funding essential services has continued into a second month, with Peddle saying that the transport authority is still making unacceptable demands.

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PRESERVATION UPDATE: Coronavirus ravages rally season

Government advice on controlling the coronavirus pandemic brought this year’s rally season
to an abrupt halt...

Love affair with Glasgow’s unloved trolleys

ALAN MILLAR

Alan Millar reviews a new publication...

ALAN MILLAR

Stagecoach’s doomed Gold brand and Ensignbus’s silver and blue

ALAN MILLAR

The Chinese factory producing Northcord’s models has returned to work

ALAN MILLAR
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The CAV challenge

ADAM BROWN

Architect ADAM BROWN argues that the bus and its supporting infrastructure...

ADAM BROWN
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Land of the guided bus

Three kerb-guided bus rapid transit lines have been developed...

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PAST & PRESENT: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Yellow and blue and various lengthy stages over the years...

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FLEET IN FOCUS: Brighton and Hove & FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND May 2020

Brighton and Hove fleet and Fleet news from Scotland in the spotlight...

When Salisbury Reds embraced electrification

ALAN MILLAR

Alan Millar reviews the Salisbury Reds video...

ALAN MILLAR
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INSIDE TRACK: The pandemic crisis

with ROGER FRENCH

Just before the 2009 swine flu outbreak...

with ROGER FRENCH
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Colouring the Potteries

CLIFF BEETON

CLIFF BEETON describes First Potteries’ radical new approach...

CLIFF BEETON
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Linking London's low cost airports

With 4million passengers passing through Luton and Stansted every year...

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PRESERVATION UPDATE: First apprentices restore Leicester PD2

Apprentices at First Leicester have completed a three-year restoration...

Every ticket tells its own colourful story

ALAN MILLAR

Alan Millar reviews From White and Red to Green...

ALAN MILLAR
Buses Magazine May 2020 Feature Premium

Buses Magazine May 2020

Welcome to Buses Magazine May 2020

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London-style for all?

BOB SAXBY

Brought up to appreciate the simplicity and unity of London’s bus network...

BOB SAXBY
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COMMENT: National emergency

with ALAN MILLAR

If it had not already struck home, the gravity of the coronavirus pandemic...

with ALAN MILLAR

Pandemic decimates services

The coronavirus pandemic led to a massive and rapid reduction...

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Fleet News Ireland - May 2020

Welcome to Fleet News Ireland May 2020...

Mancunian in preparation for autumn release

ALAN MILLAR

Alan Millar reviews a forthcoming model release...

ALAN MILLAR
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LOOK IN ON LONDON: £500m virus bill

MARK LYONS

Passenger numbers on the London bus network were down...

MARK LYONS
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Contrasting fortunes

DAVID JENKINS

DAVID JENKINS begins his look at current developments in Greater Anglia...

DAVID JENKINS
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PUBLICITY MATTERS: Joined-up journeys

A community rail partnership in the East Midlands has teamed up with bus and train operators...

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Fleet News England & Wales: May 2020

Welcome to Fleet News for England and Wales May 2020...

The highlights of 74 years of Wrights

ALAN MILLAR

Alan Millar reviews Wrightbus – From 1946 to New

ALAN MILLAR
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False focus?

ERNEST NORTH

As Greater Manchester and the Liverpool city region appear ready to embrace...

ERNEST NORTH