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Van Hool to build city buses in USA

Van Hool plans to build Buy America compliant city buses in a...

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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

Where to send your reports ››››› Scottish reports should...

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BVG-themed trainers are just the ticket in Berlin

Hundreds queued all night outside shoe shops in Berlin in January...

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A century and a half of transport transformation

PAUL SAVAGE

Readers might be familiar with Mike Maybin’s other works on...

PAUL SAVAGE
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A bridge too low for Go-Ahead’s latest StreetLites

A low bridge clearance issue in south-west London led to a rapid...

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AROUND THE NUMBER 8

TIM CARTER

Having already tried out Birmingham’s iconic 11 Outer Circle,...

TIM CARTER
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Courtney and Reading Buses expand in east Berks

Reading Buses’ new Thames Valley brand started operating in...

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Bound for Brecon

STEPHEN MILES

Snow lies everywhere but the surface of the A4067 on 12 December,...

STEPHEN MILES
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Mendip Mule Motorbus seeks crowdfunding

Mendip Mule Motorbus hopes to reintroduce heritage open-top services...

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Hinckleybus would benefit from more joined up thinking

As a long-term resident of the Hinckley area, I would like to...

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Sapphire suffers as congestion bites in Cheshire

Arriva North West reduced the frequency of its Sapphire-branded...

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New team for Kirkby Stephen

PRESERVATION UPDATE There is a new name and organiser for the...

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Volvo to test driverless 7900s in Singapore

GLOBAL NEWS Volvo is teaming up with a university in Singapore...

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In Fleet News this month

FLEETNEWS ENGLAND&WALES A-B BODY TYPE SEATING CAPACITY...

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Daimler ends MCI’s Setra sales agreement

Daimler Buses has set up a new partnership to sell German-built...

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Stagecoach’s UK fleet is brought up to date

ALAN MILLAR

Woolybus has entered the new year with the first of its fleet...

ALAN MILLAR
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GLA questions TfL’s passenger growth forecasts

The Greater London Assembly’s budget and performance committee...

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THE FASTEST ROUTEMASTERS

More than 50 years after they were built, nearly half of the...

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Rotala grows again with £2m Central Buses deal

Alexander Dennis Enviro200 214 (YX64 VLZ) in Coventry on a route...

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Powders promoted on passenger transport

An early 1960s advertisement for ‘safe’ Askit on Highland...

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US TROLLEYBUSES

ROGER DAVIES

ROGER DAVIES visited all five surviving systems in 2016 and has...

ROGER DAVIES
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Merlins and Greenway return to Red Arrow

MCW-bodied Merlin MBA582 turning from John Princes Street into...

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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

MIKE FENTON introduces us to the first of four coaches that a...

MIKE FENTON
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New Year debut for V8 Seddon

The Coventry running day on New Year’s Day was the first outing...

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The last decade of London’s red and green RTs and RFs

ALAN MILLAR

Title: London Buses 1970-1980 Authors: Matthew Wharmby & John...

ALAN MILLAR
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New timetables reveal reduced frequencies on several routes

■ JOHN YOUNG

Details on the Gwynedd County Council website just before Christmas...

■ JOHN YOUNG
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SWANSEA REDISCOVERS TWO DECKS

RHODRI CLARK

Students have taken to Swansea’s new Unibus services like ducks...

RHODRI CLARK
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Seaford & District quits bus routes

Seaford & District 402 (YX09 FNJ), an Alexander Dennis Enviro200...

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PolskiBus to go green with Flixbus tie-up

The bright red livery of Sir Brian Souter’s PolskiBus is set...

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A SENSE OF DIRECTION

GAVIN BOOTH

GAVIN BOOTH explains how and why Barcelona tore up its bus route...

GAVIN BOOTH