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Lothian Motorcoaches offers day tours and private hires

From the start of June, Lothian’s new Lothian Motorcoaches...

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Simulator lets you drive a bus from your armchair

Newly launched Bus Simulator 18 provides bus enthusiasts with...

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Buses will use Silvertown tunnel from the start

Up to 37 buses an hour will use the new Silvertown tunnel in...

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LOTS’s latest trusty annuals go on sale

ALAN MILLAR

Title: London Bus and Tram Fleetbook 2018 Editors: Les Stitson...

ALAN MILLAR
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Coastliner 840 voted best for scenery

Yorkshire Coastliner 3637 (BT66 MVW), a Wright Gemini 3-bodied...

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Cuts to Woking-Heathrow coach link

National Express is to withdraw the first three morning and last...

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PLAXTON’S LATEST

ALAN MILLAR

Launch orders from Stagecoach have given the UK’s last large...

ALAN MILLAR
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G. & J. Holmes quits local bus work

Derbyshire independent G. & J. Holmes withdrew from all local...

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Student society’s 60th birthday outing

Charles also tells me that this year marks the 60th anniversary...

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Martijn Gilbert to head Go North East

One of the youngest senior managers heading a UK bus company,...

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Drivers are ‘guilty until found guilty’

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

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Berlin eyes Enviro500 and rejects Chinese electrics

GLOBAL NEWS The Alexander Dennis Enviro500 on trial with...

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Head turners at Llandudno

Photographed taking part in the Sunday evening run at the Llandudno...

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Go-Ahead launches ride share in Oxford

Go-Ahead Group’s Oxford Bus Company is launching what it says...

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Munich gets DRT service and inner ring route

Munich has become the latest German city after Berlin, Hamburg,...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

ANDREW JAROSZ

POPPLETON’S The cheetah logos are prominent on Bova Futura...

ANDREW JAROSZ
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Second Swiss double-deck order for Enviro500

LATE NEWS Alexander Dennis has won a second order from Switzerland...

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Van Hool and Wrightbus to supply next hydrogen fleet

Transport for London has awarded framework contracts to Van Hool...

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Degrees in being wise after the event

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REVIEWS Title: 45 Years an Eastbourne Busman Author: Mick...

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Centrebus reduces its presence on Luton busway

Centrebus 724 (K77 YCL), a Scania OmniCity on route AZ, passes...

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Drivers are set to receive £900 wage boost

London’s bus drivers will shortly see their minimum pay rates...

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Forward gives BCT Standard a Glasgow look

Forward gives BCT Standard a Glasgow look Vehicle: Glasgow Corporation...

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Crowdfunding secures Mendip Mule Motorbus its swansong summer

Ex-Southern Vectis open-top ECW-bodied Bristol RELL6G TDL 564K...

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Gallery classes Sir Brian as a vintage transport artefact

Hugh Dougherty tells me that the Scottish National Portrait Gallery...

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THE Z-SHAPED 9900

ALAN MILLAR

Volvo has an all-new premium coach for Europe, with daring looks...

ALAN MILLAR
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Stephen Le Bras, former Bus Users UK treasurer

Stephen Le Bras, an occasional contributor of letters and photographs...

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Bill Hiron is new Album chairman

Stephensons of Essex managing director Bill Hiron has succeeded...

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Kirkby launch for NW Leylands

PICTURE: PHIL HALEWOOD PICTURE: STEWART GRAHAM The...

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First CEO steps down

NEWS Tim O’Toole: ‘Time is right to step aside’. ...