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Buses Magazine August 2020

Welcome to Buses Magazine August 2020

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VECTIS FOR VISITORS

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

CHRISTOPHER CARTER spent two days last summer on Southern Vectis’s seasonal tourist routes...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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SLEEP MODE FOR LEYLAND NATIONAL

PICTURES & STORY: DANIEL STAZICKER

After 22 years as an educational resource and 43 spent entirely in the Isle of Man...

PICTURES & STORY: DANIEL STAZICKER
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Buses Magazine July 2020

Welcome to Buses Magazine July 2020

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FAR EAST POINTER DARTS

Plaxton Pointer-bodied Dennis Darts added further familiarity to the predominantly double-deck scene in Hong Kong...

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SEEING THE SIGHTS

Open-top operation has continued to thrive...

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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND: Government plans ahead for return to normality

The Scottish government set out its plans...

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NEW NORMAL OR OLD ORDER?

GAVIN BOOTH

With operators demonstrating their ability to alter their practices to accommodate
greatly reduced numbers of passengers in the coronavirus pandemic...

GAVIN BOOTH
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DON’T MISS THE LONG-TERM GOAL

ALAN MILLAR

With so many minds focused on surviving and ending the coronavirus pandemic...

ALAN MILLAR
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FLEET NEWS ENGLAND & WALES: July 2020

In Fleet News July 2020...

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FLEET NEWS IRELAND: July 2020

Fleet News Ireland July 2020...

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INSIDE TRACK: After the crisis

JULIAN PEDDLE

The transport industry likes and needs long term planning...

JULIAN PEDDLE
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CORNWALL DOES THINGS DIFFERENTLY

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

As the council introduces a supported network with a uniform brand...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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THE BUS ARCHIVE: THE HEALTH EMERGENCY

PHILIP KIRK

PHILIP KIRK describes some of the valuable work that The Bus Archive has been doing...

PHILIP KIRK
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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND: End of the road for David Urquhart Travel

Coach tour operator David Urquhart Travel...

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BLACKPOOL 1984

GRAHAM ASHWORTH

A new Plaxton double-decker was among the attractions 36 years ago...

GRAHAM ASHWORTH
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ROOM FOR TWO

DAVID JENKINS

Competition has endured between operators...

DAVID JENKINS
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FLEET IN FOCUS: PILKINGTON BUS

ANDREW JAROSZ

Fleet in Focus July 2020...

ANDREW JAROSZ
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NOT STANDING STILL

DAVID JUKES

Shortly before the coronavirus pandemic restrictions brought much of the coach industry to a standstill, DAVID JUKES visited Portsmouth City Coaches...

DAVID JUKES
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PICTUREVIEW: Lodekka in the South Hams

WILL SPENCER

In this scene from the September 2015 Vintage Bus Running Day...

WILL SPENCER
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PRESERVATION UPDATE: MTT and GVVT

MTT and GVVT ready to reveal more of their latest restorations...

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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND: July 2020

Fleet News Scotland July 2020...

Shearings and National Holidays in administration

The Specialist Leisure Group and subsidiary companies including Shearings, National Holidays and Caledonian Travel entered administration today and have ceased to trade with immediate effect.

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EUOPE’S NEW AGE GIANT

GRANT WISE

GRANT WISE tells the story of the Polish manufacturer, which has grown from modest beginnings...

GRANT WISE
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PUBLICITY MATTERS: VITAL INFORMATION

Transdev has produced a range of material, on and off its buses...

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INSIDE TRACK: Good times will return

PHIL STOCKLEY

By the time you read this, all our lives will have been dominated for two months by coronavirus...

PHIL STOCKLEY
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EPIDEMIC IN BRIGHTON

Michael Dryhurst

MICHAEL DRYHURST can still recall the pervading smell of disinfectant on the double-deckers he experienced 69 years ago when an epidemic...

Michael Dryhurst
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2019 MARKET ANALYSIS: SINGLE-DECK BUS

Alexander Dennis strengthened its dominance of the single-deck bus market...

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FLEET IN FOCUS: Waterson's Coaches

ANDREW JAROSZ

Fleet in Focus turns the spotlight on Waterson's Coaches

ANDREW JAROSZ
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UNCERTAIN ROAD AHEAD

RHODRI CLARK

RHODRI CLARK discovers that the proposed new legislation for the organisation of bus services in Wales...

RHODRI CLARK