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Traffic commissioner terminates troubled Target Travel

Plymouth independent Target Travel’s operator licence was revoked...

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TOP CLASS

ALAN MILLAR reports.

First Eastern Counties has invested over £5million in a new...

ALAN MILLAR reports.
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Stagecoach dons new clothes

The longer distance, standard and specialist service liveries...

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Gough billed to succeed Bickerton at Reading Buses

BUS PEOPLE RATP London’s head of engineering, Bill Gough...

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CLYNNOG & TREFOR COMMUNITY-OWNED SURVIVOR

MALCOLM COWTAN

MALCOLM COWTAN meets the directors of a north Wales operator...

MALCOLM COWTAN
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Major management changes across group

Stagecoach has continued to implement changes in top people across...

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Trolleybus reprieve as Schaffhausen buys electrics

The VBSH municipal in the Swiss town of Schaffhausen plans to...

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GOSPORT & FAREHAM

Although it became part of the National Bus Company 50 years...

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Why BET might have been better off with Bristols

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Red, cream and a touch of Gray Authors: Colin Scott ...

ALAN MILLAR
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NatEx-owned ALSA orders 700 buses for Casablanca network

National Express-owned ALSA has ordered 700 Mercedes-Benz and...

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Halton folds after 111 years

Six-figure loss leaves just eight arms length municipals ...

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Multi-door boarding ending on all New Routemasters

Following a trial on route 8 (Bow-Tottenham Court Road), the...

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Better to wait and make time than arrive ahead of schedule

Rob Bucher, banff

I do not live or work in London and fully accept that Aberdeenshire...

Rob Bucher, banff
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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...

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Ay up, it’s Hulleys

Hulleys of Baslow, the Derbyshire independent set to celebrate...

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Arriva and Warrington step in with rapid replacements

Arriva North West and Warrington’s Own Buses moved quickly...

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Rotala and Translink place Wright orders

Rotala, Bus Vannin and Northern Ireland state-owned Translink...

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It began 68 years ago

Today’s service 900 was originally numbered 309, then 15 from...

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Electric coaches to provide new Dundee-Edinburgh service

New operator Ember expects to launch the UK’s first inter-city...

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BRANDING’S FOUR Rs

With PHIL STOCKLEY

Everyone seems to have an opinion about branding. So, as I read...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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BEYOND THE M60

MARTIN ARTHUR, HOWARD LUNN

As the city region prepares for the possible franchising of its...

MARTIN ARTHUR, HOWARD LUNN
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Definitive story of smart seaside Sunbeams and BUTs

James Prince

Title: Bournemouth Trolleybuses Authors: David R. H. Bowler...

James Prince
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Sunday Jurassic Coaster crowdfunding fails

A crowdfunding campaign failed to save First Hampshire & Dorset’s...

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PRODUCT OR UTILITY?

DAVID JENKINS

Is it better to have a uniform identity for all the buses in...

DAVID JENKINS
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London’s bespoke country midibus

ALAN MILLAR

Title: GS The London Guy Special Authors: Peter Aves & Alan...

ALAN MILLAR
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CONFUSED IN CONWY

RHODRI CLARK

RHODRI CLARK found passengers struggling to locate regular routes...

RHODRI CLARK
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Exploring a Midlands trolley network

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Around Derby by Trolleybus Authors: Colin Barker Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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TAPPING INTO THE FUTURE

with ROGER FRENCH

It is good to see so many bus companies now accepting contactless...

with ROGER FRENCH