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Trevor Erskine, Wrights’ legendary designer

Trevor Erskine, the automotive design engineer responsible for...

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THE TREASURES OF TODAY

PAT RUSSELL

As PAT RUSSELL explains, The Bus Archive is actively gathering...

PAT RUSSELL
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Global brand graces this LT on London route 10

ALAN MILLAR

Vehicle: RATP London United Wright New Routemaster LT148 (LTZ...

ALAN MILLAR
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Berlin awaits Enviro500s amid double-decker shortage

Berlin’s BVG municipal hopes to take delivery in September...

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NatEx ditches diesel

10- and 15-year deadlines for electric buses and coaches ...

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‘There is no contractual mechanism’ for hydrogen double-deckers

MARK LYONS

Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that that, following the collapse...

MARK LYONS
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Was the GS class overhauled at Stamford Brook?

Derek Everson, Yateley

I do not think London Transport’s GS-class Guy Specials —...

Derek Everson, Yateley
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RATP reorganises and retires London’s last Versas

RATP London is implementing an operational reorganisation as...

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Air-conditioned CMB Condor returns to Hong Kong

The first air-conditioned member of the China Motor Bus (CMB)...

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Lothian MD Richard Hall resigns

Lothian Buses managing director Richard Hall stepped down from...

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A fitting honour from Stagecoach

I’m pleased to learn that Stagecoach has named a double-decker...

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Flixbus expands into UK

German long haul scheduled coach giant Flixbus is marking seven...

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Extra £1.5m cash for Lancashire supported services

Lancashire’s Conservative-controlled county council has amended...

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OLD SCHOOL SKILLS

In an era of computerised diagnostics and complex exhaust after-treatment,...

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A was for London,Y for Somerset

ALAN MILLAR

Title: The Number Plate Book Authors: John Harrison Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Wartime and immediate postwar London maps

To help celebrate 25 years of supporting charities through the...

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BEYOND THE M60

MARTIN ARTHUR and HOWARD LUNN

For the second part of their tour around the towns that surround...

MARTIN ARTHUR and HOWARD LUNN
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Tram fans make space for some classic motorbuses

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Scottish Transport No.71 Editor: Frank Mitchell Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Volvo launches 9700 DD for Nordic express routes

Volvo has unveiled the 9700 DD, its 4.25m (13ft 11in) high double-deck...

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Messy child Oyster rules are hard to enforce

Roland Graves, Vigo, Kent

Roger French (Inside Track, February) comments that one of the...

Roland Graves, Vigo, Kent
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US puts brake on EasyMile shuttles after mishap

Autonomous shuttle maker EasyMile has shut down operations in...

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Bill would mandate zero-emission for all by 2035

A Bill introduced in the House of Lords would prohibit the sale...

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Watchdog challenges mayoral candidates as performance falls

London TravelWatch has challenged the 13 candidates in the 7...

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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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Govt pledges £5bn for buses and bikes

Operators and transport authorities have responded positively...

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Oxford Bus says PickMeUp ‘remains a financial challenge’

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