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Latest news written with authority

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Bell tolls for last tubular shelter

The last example of a London Transport Q type bus shelter in...

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SCOTLAND SINCE 1958

1958 Tramcar operation in Aberdeen ended on Saturday 3 May;...

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Stagecoach SE MD stands down

Stagecoach South East managing director Philip Norwell (pictured)...

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Was that Alpine, South Dakota?

The editor’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send any...

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Fleet Books for big group and English region

ALAN MILLAR

Titles: 2018 FirstGroup Fleet Book South East Bus Fleet Book...

ALAN MILLAR
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THAMES VALLEY RIDES AGAIN

STEPHEN MORRIS

Big group retrenchment has provided new opportunities for Reading...

STEPHEN MORRIS
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Scottish results paint different pictures

A disproportionate number of responses to the Citizens Advice...

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ENGAGING WITH YOUTH

Besides printed leaflets and displays at bus stops, operators...

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Next-stop info that is delivered to passengers’ smartphones

Transport technology company Mobile Onboard has launched Beam...

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Elite signalling window lacks headroom or heating

The signalling window in the cab of a Plaxton Elite. MARTIN...

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PostAuto repays millions over subsidy scandal

The first ever UK-built buses for PostAuto are 19 Alexander Dennis...

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New Bridgemaster was this year’s April Fool

It is that time of the year again when regulars like myself eagerly...

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Go-Ahead named preferred bidder for second Dublin contract

Go-Ahead Dublin is set to win a second tranche of bus routes...

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Trondheim places biggest order yet for Exqui.City

The central Norwegian city of Trondheim has placed the largest...

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Oldest Bristol doubledeck debuts at Wythall

PICTURE: DAVE BICKLEY The headline act at the Wythall Transport...

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Derbyshire set to axe 26 contracts

NEWS Derbyshire County Council is looking to reduce its local...

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TfL explores potential for outer suburban DRT trial

Transport for London is approaching a range of businesses –...

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…as city council moots return of municipal buses

Aberdeen Corporation recalled by 325 (CRG 325C), a 1965 Alexanderbodied...

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South West Megabus base closes, but more fly fast Falcon

Stagecoach Midlands inter-deck Van Hool Altano 55010 (KX13 HZA),...

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3.3% mileage cut planned for the year ahead

Bus kilometres operated in London will reduce from 490million...

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When London Transport’s RT family was new

ALAN MILLAR

Titles: TLB Extra, Vehicle News 1948, 1949 and 1950 Publisher:...

ALAN MILLAR
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Crosville to cease all local bus operations

Operating Crosville’s last routes in Weston-super-Mare —...

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London trails behind the best of the rest

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

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Central Buses bows out in style

Midland Classic 41 (R2 NEG), the Optare Spectra-bodied DAF DB250...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Where to send your reports ››››› Send your reports...

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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Bus is on its way back, says First’s Fearnley

First West Yorkshire 35266 (SL67 VWS), one of the first of the...

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WHEN BI BECAME BUSES

Fifty years ago this month, this magazine adopted the new shorter...

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Carr to retire from Go North East

Kevin Carr Go North East managing director Kevin Carr is to...

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Volvo goes in-line with B8L for Far East

Volvo has adopted an in-line T-drive layout for its new B8L tri-axle...

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TfL faces £1billion loss

MARK LYONS

LOOK IN ON LONDON Reports carried by the BBC and The Financial...

MARK LYONS