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Latest news written with authority

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Glasgow Atlantean returns home

An online appeal by the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust raised...

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The Baroness’s bedtime bus books

Millar’s TALES

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

Millar’s TALES
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Andy Burnham wants £18m for franchising

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says £17.8million will...

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ALWAYS SEND A LARGE STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPE

When writing to event organisers for information, ALWAYS send...

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AIRDECKER FLIES UPWARDS

MARTIN CURTIS

MARTIN CURTIS looks back over nearly 90 years to trace the heritage...

MARTIN CURTIS
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Oxford Bus says PickMeUp ‘remains a financial challenge’

Oxford Bus Company has admitted that its 18-month-old PickMeUp...

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Chasing through the Cheviots

SHOLTO THOMAS

PICTURE VIEW Peter Hogg operates the cross-border service...

SHOLTO THOMAS
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PEOPLE MATTER, NOT STRUCTURE

with JULIAN PEDDLE

The argument about whether the best model to run buses is in...

with JULIAN PEDDLE
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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

The sudden demise of Halton Transport reminded MIKE FENTON that...

MIKE FENTON
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End of the road for Manchester Community Transport

Manchester Community Transport (MCT) — owned by London-based...

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Transdev brings electrics to Frankfurt

Transdev Germany will commission more than 100 electric buses...

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Jim Stones set a standard few seem able to match

John Young, Hazel Grove

I visited Leigh on 25 January to see once more the impressive...

John Young, Hazel Grove
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The route that gave its number to a discharge note

ALAN MILLAR

Title: They Also Served Publisher: The Omnibus Society ISBN:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Tramway preferred over BRT for Sutton

MARK LYONS

Trams rather than bus rapid transit are Transport for London’s...

MARK LYONS
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Bob Gray, restorer of Southdown Leylands

OBITUARY Bob Gray, a craftsman bodybuilder who owned and restored...

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Buses to be banished from Victoria station?

The Victoria Business Improvement District (BID), a business-led...

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In Fleet News this month

BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated coach...

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First slashes West Lothian fares as competition continues

The continuing bus war between First Scotland East and Lothian...

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This Beadle’s about on a Shropshire street

PICTURE: CHARLES ROBERTS Charles Roberts is impressed that...

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National Express acquires Lucketts Group

National Express has added to its UK coach operating interests...

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TrawsCymru records 16% growth

Passenger numbers on the interurban TrawsCymru network in Wales...

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A RATTLING GOOD RIDE

JOHN WRIGHT

JOHN WRIGHT meets the owners of north Oxfordshire independent...

JOHN WRIGHT

Transdev orders 19 Enviro400s for two routes

Transdev Blazefield has ordered 19 Alexander Dennis Enviro400 double-deckers for two of its fleets in Lancashire and Yorkshire, all to replace Wright-bodied Volvos.

First to keep UK bus business

FirstGroup confirmed this morning that it intends to sell all of its North American businesses and turn itself back into an operator solely of buses and trains in the UK and Ireland.

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New WycombeHeathrow express link

Oxford Bus Company starts a new limited stop coach service between...

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Renown regains Hutchison hues

Wright Renown-bodied Volvo B10BLE Y182 BGB has returned to the...

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£170M funding for England

The UK government has launched four bid-for funds of £170million...