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Latest news written with authority

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Bavarian shuttle extended to provide rail link

German state railway Deutsche Bahn (DB) has extended its operation...

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The reason why CVD6s were called ‘tar burners’

Steve Milner, Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society chairman

Thank you for including the photograph of Gash Daimler CVD6 DD2...

Steve Milner, Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society chairman
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Stagecoach and Go-Ahead to swap routes in Bromley

Two routes run currently by Go-Ahead London’s Metrobus operation...

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Ensign running day showcases RT and Olympian

Two recently restored double-deckers 40 years apart were star...

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New bus map now available as digital download

The latest edition of Mike Harris’s London Bus Map, fully updated...

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New era dawns for Stagecoach

Stagecoach is increasing its annual marketing spend by over 60%...

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Surprise Swiss sighting on M6

Stand on an M6 overbridge in Cumbria and there’s a good chance...

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Stagecoach ads more Gold to its cross-Severn crossings

Stagecoach West has revised its recently acquired Severn Express...

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RETRACING JOHN GILLHAM

BOB HIND

As part of our 70th anniversary, BOB HIND continues from Hastings...

BOB HIND
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New transport bookshop for Birmingham

Following the closure of the Ian Allan book and model shop in...

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BLACKBURN & DARWEN

Fifty years ago, these neighbouring towns in east Lancashire...

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Gordon Steele, Highland Omnibuses traffic manager

Gordon Steele, an enthusiast who was traffic manager of the Scottish...

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Trade secretary opens Equipmake facility

International trade secretary — and local MP — Liz Truss...

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Keolis wins Swedish double-deck contract

Swedish public transport authority Västtrafik has awarded Keolis...

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Galway ahead of Plymouth with defibrillators

Norman Wallace, Antrim

I read with interest the news item last month about the fitting...

Norman Wallace, Antrim
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TfL sets bold EV target

MARK LYONS

Business plan also promises bus station improvements ...

MARK LYONS
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Change of strategy for First?

In a move that suggests a possible change of corporate strategy,...

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FRM1 and Friends mark major anniversary

FRM1, the solitary rear-engined AEC/Park Royal Routemaster, was...

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First ‘jumbo’ marks PTE’s half century

To mark the 50th anniversary of the formation of Merseyside PTE...

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Ivy clings to a green RML

There’s certainly nothing unusual about a Routemaster on the...

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DfT eases access regs deadline

Despite almost 20 years’ advance warning to operators, the...

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RURAL POWER CHALLENGE

RHODRI CLARK

Politicians and public bodies are setting deadlines to eliminate...

RHODRI CLARK
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A beautiful Birmingham Standard

ROBIN HANNAY

ROBIN HANNAY, who first reviewed models for this magazine over...

ROBIN HANNAY
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CREAM OF CORNWALL

JOHN YOUNG

JOHN YOUNG spent a week in the summer making good use of the...

JOHN YOUNG
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The continuing story of a legendary double-decker

ALAN MILLAR

Title: RT Afterlife Authors: Julian Bowden Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Open Data Service is launched

England’s Bus Open Data Service is being rolled out over the...

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First MAN Lion’s City Es arrive in Hamburg

Two operators in the north German city of Hamburg have become...

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Shire counties need more cash to support services

Malcolm Chase, Fleet

It was very interesting to read Mark Lyons’s article last month...

Malcolm Chase, Fleet
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Arriva in part of the Netherlands

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Busvervoer in de Drechtsteden Author: Rinse Kooiman ...

ALAN MILLAR
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Setra retires after 42 years’ public service

One of Europe’s oldest working buses has been withdrawn from...