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Southern Vectis green on Northcord’s latest Enviro400

ALAN MILLAR

Vehicle: Go South Coast Southern Vectis Alexander Dennis Enviro400...

ALAN MILLAR
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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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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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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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A PTE that wore coats of many colours

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Title: Fifty Years of Merseyside PTE Buses Authors: Stephen...

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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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A heritage Routemaster with a band of gold

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MODELS OF THE MONTH Vehicle: Stagecoach London AEC/Park...

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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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Oxford Bus says PickMeUp ‘remains a financial challenge’

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

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Chasing through the Cheviots

SHOLTO THOMAS

PICTURE VIEW Peter Hogg operates the cross-border service...

SHOLTO THOMAS
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PEOPLE MATTER, NOT STRUCTURE

with JULIAN PEDDLE

The argument about whether the best model to run buses is in...

with JULIAN PEDDLE
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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

The sudden demise of Halton Transport reminded MIKE FENTON that...

MIKE FENTON
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End of the road for Manchester Community Transport

Manchester Community Transport (MCT) — owned by London-based...

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Transdev brings electrics to Frankfurt

Transdev Germany will commission more than 100 electric buses...

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Jim Stones set a standard few seem able to match

John Young, Hazel Grove

I visited Leigh on 25 January to see once more the impressive...

John Young, Hazel Grove
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The route that gave its number to a discharge note

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Title: They Also Served Publisher: The Omnibus Society ISBN:...

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