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Latest news written with authority

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Four-year DRT contract takes ArrivaClick to Watford

Watford Borough Council has awarded a fouryear contract to ArrivaClick...

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GVVT reaches fundraising target to buy garage

The Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust has reached its £100,000 target...

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Flags preserved with the preserves

Millar’s TALES

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

Millar’s TALES
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ELECTRICS EVERYWHERE

ALAN MILLAR

The race to electrify Europe’s bus fleets was much in evidence...

ALAN MILLAR
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New faces at Bus Driver of the Year

Keith Fieldhouse, recruitment and training manager at First Manchester,...

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OXFORD ORIGINALS

PAST & PRESENT City of Oxford Motor Services’ unique red...

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Electric artic and more ZE hybrid range from Volvo

Volvo completed its electric line up by launching the articulated...

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Arriva surrenders to Safeguard

Arriva Southern Counties is withdrawing two of its four Guildford...

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What Gillham saw in Chatham

YOU WRITE Congratulations on Buses reaching its 70th anniversary...

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Mellor’s petite Pico is a Tardis on wheels

The electric-powered Pico, based on a Fiat Ducato van. Contrasting...

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FRICTION POINTS

With PHIL STOCKLEY

INSIDE TRACK You want to press the bell at...

With PHIL STOCKLEY
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Museum reveals five-year plan and retires Trans Lancs show

PRESERVATION UPDATE Salford 235 (BBA 560), the 1939...

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BAE jumps ahead from hybrid to full electric

In October, BAE Systems took its first step beyond hybrid drivelines...

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German routes at risk over planned VAT cut on rail fares

Flixbus has threatened to cut 100 destinations from its domestic...

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Keighley trolleybus is work in progress

PICTURE: ANDREW RAPACZ The restoration work on the oldest...

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Uncertainly over fuel-cell double-deck delivery date

Transport for London has confirmed that the hydrogen refuelling...

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Pre-tax profit for McGill’s despite passenger decline

SCOTTISH COLUMN Greenock-based McGill’s Bus Service posted...

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Are you running events in 2020/21?

We have begun gathering information for our comprehensive 2020/21...

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Acklams acquires Driffield-based Bus King

East Yorkshire independent Acklams Coaches of Beverley expanded...

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SHORT HOPS

■METROLINE’s five BYD battery electric double-deckers used...

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A Fanfare for the common collector

ALAN MILLAR

MODELS OF THE MONTH This magnificent model...

ALAN MILLAR
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TfI bows to complaints about Dublin revamp

Transport for Ireland has revised its Bus Connects plan for an...

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A Tiger in Dunedin

On a recent visit to the New Zealand city of Dunedin, Basil Hancock...

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Scania updates its Citywide

Scania’s new Citywide BEV with overhead gantry charging. ...

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Plymouth Citybus installs defibrillators in 16 double-deckers

The 16 Enviro400 City double-deckers equipped with defibrillators...

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Cyclists and pedestrians need more bus awareness

Warwick Hulme, Yatton

With various levels of government promoting cycling as a preferred...

Warwick Hulme, Yatton
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Hydrogen back in the running

Hydrogen-powered Van Hool Exqui.City for Pau. Busworld brought...

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County council swings its axe across Suffolk

Having adopted new criteria to determine which services should...

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Pleasure of meeting with Cyril Kenzie

Dennis Basford, Ripley

The news that Kenzie’s Coaches has closed down (Buses October)...

Dennis Basford, Ripley
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New coaches at Busworld

Beulas launched its new glass-roofed Aura Panoramic body, shown...