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ALAN MILLAR

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

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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

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EMBRACE THE NEW SOLUTIONS Stagecoach North Scotland...

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Saluting a market leader

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

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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:...

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Tender success for Abellio and Sullivan

X26 to go double deck — New Routemasters for the 254 Abellio...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

Leicester Carriage Builders has carved a niche for itself in...

MIKE FENTON
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FLEET IN FOCUS

RELIANCE MOTOR SERVICES YJ51 NXK, the mainly cream Wright...

Surrey pays up for fewer services

Cardinal Buses’ current fleet includes SN03 EAE, a TransBus...

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A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY

DAVID JENKINS

Bus Éireann’s extensive Expressway network is losing money...

DAVID JENKINS
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Liveries must be practical as well as wowing

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

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THIS AIN’T FRANCHISING

with JULIAN PEDDLE

In the post-truth world of politics, what franchising means in...

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Stagecoach buses, trams…and even trains

ALAN MILLAR

Title: 2017 Stagecoach Fleet Book Author: Andrew Woolhouse ...

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Ribble returns

PHIL HALEWOOD

In operation at the Merseyside Transport Trust’s Liverpool...

PHIL HALEWOOD
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RT celebrates Queen’s 90th

PRESERVATION UPDATE The London Bus Museum’s RT2775 was...

IN BRIEF

• PLAXTON is developing a 12.2m short wheelbase version of...

DB drops Arriva flotation

German railway Deutsche Bahn has shelved plans to float Arriva...

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FAR EAST OF RHONDDA

SIMON AYRES

Lyndon Rees is the Welsh-born bus manager who led the transformation...

SIMON AYRES
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Last acts of the largest network

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Title: The Final Chapter Author: Mick Webber Publisher: Bowden...

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