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Educate pedestrians before redesigning vehicles

Allan Macfarlane, Bristol

I have been bemused by the reports in Look in on London and elsewhere...

Allan Macfarlane, Bristol
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Cuts and extensions are proposed for Beckton

Transport for London is proposing changes to routes in the Beckton...

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The other Gloag at 1980s Stagecoach

Alex Paterson, Arbroath

Your article last month about a new era for Stagecoach states...

Alex Paterson, Arbroath
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Arriva Garston garage redevelopment on hold

Watford Borough Council has refused planning permission for 165...

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Black Prince Vecta returns to Morley

PICTURE: DANIEL STAZICKER Stephen Whiteley’s 1995 Optare...

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Widely regarded operator Jim Stones to retire

One of the best-regarded independent local bus operators in the...

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A puzzle beyond centenarians?

Howard Piltz was unable to resist this jigsaw puzzle he spotted...

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Corporation began operation in the Edwardian decade

One of the minority of municipal undertakings not to run trams,...

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Alexander Dennis to build at least 100 hybrids for Ireland

Transport for Ireland has signed a framework agreement with Alexander...

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TWO CITIES PLUG IN

Glasgow and Salisbury have ushered in the 2020s with small pioneering...

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CAMERON’S CAMERA

Ken Cameron’s scene from a past decade was taken at Whitesands...

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Luxembourg gears up for free travel

Fares on buses trams and trains in the state of Luxembourg will...

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PRAISE FOR YNYS MÔN

MALCOLM FLYNN was impressed not just that the council still publishes...

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NatEx nudges into Nuneaton in apparent tit-for-tat move

In what appears to be a tit-for-tat move for Stagecoach’s new...

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Malaga to test driverless Irizar on city streets

The Spanish city of Malaga is set to be the first in Europe to...

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Multi-operator tickets would speed passengers’ journeys

Terry Kirby, Barwell

The readers’ letters about ticketing and bus stops (You Write,...

Terry Kirby, Barwell
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Metroline to pilot pedestrian and cyclist friendly lighting on 24 double-deckers

Metroline is piloting a vehicle avoidance lateral lights (VALLs)...

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First should prioritise passengers over shareholders

David Allen, Bristol

Your article last month on a change of strategy for FirstGroup...

David Allen, Bristol
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Is Quality Line quitting Surrey routes?

RATP London’s Quality Line operation has cancelled its registrations...

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VRTs return to Red Bus country

Six ECW-bodied Bristol VRT/SL3 double-deckers — five of them...

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Peddle makes a Sn-ap decision

Industry entrepreneur, Buses Inside Track columnist and Omnibus...

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Magnificent murals of Madeira

Peter Ramsell has returned from Madeira with these views of bus-themed...

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In Fleet News this month

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

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Three more small independents reach end of the road

Kent coach operator Carol Peters and West Yorkshire independent...

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DOUBLES UP

ALAN MILLAR

With passenger numbers up by 12% over two years, Scottish Citylink...

ALAN MILLAR
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SCOTTISH COLUMN Jamieson becomes Britain’s northernmost operator

At the start of the year, Jamieson of Cullivoe on the Shetland...

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Northcord to model Enviro400 City

Northcord Model Company has reached a licensing agreement with...

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MUNICIPAL MOURNING

ALAN MILLAR

The sudden demise of Halton Transport is another sad step in...

ALAN MILLAR
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Pronto partners part as Trent Barton withdraws

Trent Barton has withdrawn from the Chesterfield-Mansfield-Nottingham...

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Strasbourg takes delivery of first production Aptis

The French city of Strasbourg has taken delivery of the first...