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Council drops plans to buy First Glasgow operations

Glasgow City Council is no longer exploring the idea of taking...

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Kuwait’s double-deckers are not as depicted

Had I not known any better, I could have become highly excited...

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Rotherham Daimler settled at Beamish

As reported in September Fleet News, Rotherham Corporation 220...

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Go-Ahead expands with big Cornwall contract win

Plymouth Citybus has won an eight-year contract starting 29 March,...

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TAPPING A RICH SEAM

DAVID JENKINS

Tap-&-cap is set to become the new norm for fare collection and...

DAVID JENKINS
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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND

AAA Coaches, Kirknewton C57Ft-seated Irizar i6S integral AD69...

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Wrights’ Barnett joins Translink

Former Wrightbus business development director David Barnett...

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One of First’s Leeds Connexions

DANIEL STAZICKER

PICTUREVIEW Connexions Buses has been operating half-hourly...

DANIEL STAZICKER
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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

TRANSLINK Volvo 7900e 201 D 5834, the first commercial electric...

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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First expands its Canadian schoolbus operation

First Student, the UK group’s North American yellow schoolbus...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

This Mercedes-Benz was unique, the only example of a Formby bodybuilder’s...

MIKE FENTON
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Preserved classics in scenic settings

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Vintage Buses in Glorious Devon Authors: Roger...

ALAN MILLAR
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New World First Bus puts its first Wright Gemini 3 Volvos into service

PICTURE: JOSEPH K. K. LEE The first of seven Wright Gemini...

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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)...