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Latest news written with authority

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DEATH OF DIESEL?

ALAN MILLAR

When interpreting events as they happen, there is a risk of indulging...

ALAN MILLAR
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NatEx makes first perch in Canaries

National Express Group’s Spanishbased ALSA division has expanded...

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Devon councils’ inconsistent approach to info

Nick Scales, Newton Abbot

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

Nick Scales, Newton Abbot
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A was for London,Y for Somerset

ALAN MILLAR

Title: The Number Plate Book Authors: John Harrison Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Kaunus says farewell to Skoda trolleybuses

PICTURE: GUNTER MACKINGER Kaunus, Lithuania’s second-largest...

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Stop took name from shop closed 90 years earlier

Gwyn Griffiths, Crewe

Roger A. Smith (You Write, February) mentions a bus stop that...

Gwyn Griffiths, Crewe
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Tram fans make space for some classic motorbuses

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Scottish Transport No.71 Editor: Frank Mitchell Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Branding adds speedy wings to the X140

Route branding has been applied to some of Metroline’s Wright...

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Queen Mary joins London Country celebration

There was a Southdown connection at the Epping Ongar Railway’s...

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New Bracknell-Heathrow express challenges Green Line

Bracknell based CJJ Coaches is launching an express link between...

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Stagecoach offers profit sharing in Manchester

Stagecoach has offered to share profits with the Greater Manchester...

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MUSEUM GUIDE 2020/2021

Welcome to your annual guide to events for bus and coach enthusiasts...

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ROTALA’S NEW ORDER

ALAN MILLAR

Hoisting its colours firmly behind those who are calling for...

ALAN MILLAR
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Accessibility regs relaxed again

After granting a one-month extension to the end of January for...

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PRIZED PAPER PROMOTION

LES LUMSDON

Passenger pressure and poor internet connections persuaded volunteers...

LES LUMSDON
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Trevor Erskine, Wrights’ legendary designer

Trevor Erskine, the automotive design engineer responsible for...

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THE TREASURES OF TODAY

PAT RUSSELL

As PAT RUSSELL explains, The Bus Archive is actively gathering...

PAT RUSSELL
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Govt pledges £5bn for buses and bikes

Operators and transport authorities have responded positively...

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Berlin awaits Enviro500s amid double-decker shortage

Berlin’s BVG municipal hopes to take delivery in September...

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NatEx ditches diesel

10- and 15-year deadlines for electric buses and coaches ...

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Another major group’s 2020 Handbook

ALAN MILLAR

Title: 2020 Arriva Bus Handbook Editors: Bill Potter & Stuart...

ALAN MILLAR
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‘There is no contractual mechanism’ for hydrogen double-deckers

MARK LYONS

Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that that, following the collapse...

MARK LYONS
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Was the GS class overhauled at Stamford Brook?

Derek Everson, Yateley

I do not think London Transport’s GS-class Guy Specials —...

Derek Everson, Yateley
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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...