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Daimler stars at Lothian running day

PICTURES: RICHARD FIELD

PRESERVATION UPDATE Fifty years after it was withdrawn from...

PICTURES: RICHARD FIELD
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Gold Arrow remembered at LBM heritage running day

A London Bus Museum heritage day on 8 October included operation...

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Two ages of a Queen of the rural Chilterns

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Kemp’s & Chiltern Queens Author: Laurie James & John...

ALAN MILLAR
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Transdev goes for second Zap and ups route 36

Transdev Blazefield has begun recruiting a driving team for a...

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COACH & BUS UK

ALAN MILLAR

ALAN MILLAR reports on the highlights of this year’s two-day...

ALAN MILLAR
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Major rebuild for west Glasgow interchange

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has closed Partick bus...

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IKARUS FLIES ON

DAVID FRICKER

Once the largest bus builder in the world and a serious player...

DAVID FRICKER
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Mayor vows to scrap Lecce trolleybuses

A Lecce Van Hool trolleybus in service in September on route...

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McGill’s says Stratas will save marginal routes

One of McGill’s first two Mellor Strata-bodied Sprinters, G0102...

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Success for Go-Ahead

MARK LYONS

Nine south London routes retained, one gained from Stagecoach...

MARK LYONS
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TrawsCymru to convert from bus to coach

The Welsh government has awarded £400,000 to begin the process...

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Glasgow Fastlink: what is it for?

You write WRITE TO: BUSES, PO Box 14644, Leven KY9 1WX or e-mail...

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Express Motors: seven face fraud charges

North Wales Police has confirmed that seven people have been...

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A small operator who played big

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Title: Hants & Sussex — The Basil Williams Story ...

ALAN MILLAR
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Rigorous tests promised for Bristol MetroBus iPoints

The West of England councils installing the MetroBus rapid transit...

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Showing the past in its true colours

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Leeds Transport in Colour 1880 to 1952 Author: Jim Soper...

ALAN MILLAR
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THE REAL SWEDISH LESSON

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT A Van Hool ExquiCity double-articulated rapid...

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NatEx bakes a trans-Pennine campaign to bridge roll divide

Language can also divide us at home when we discover radically...

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Harry Blundred: a unique busman’s lifetime

Harold Davies Blundred was born Stoke on Trent 19 September 1941....

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Mendip Mule blames ‘hostile’ neighbours for early end

Mendip Mule BJG 674V, an ECW-bodied Bristol VRT/SL3 new to East...

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Low Leopard needs locker room

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WRITE TO: BUSES, PO Box 14644, Leven KY9 1WX or e-mail alan.millar@keypublishing.com...

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FASTLINK BRT-LITE OR NOT AT ALL?

HUGH DOUGHERTY

Announced six years ago, Glasgow’s first bus rapid transit...

HUGH DOUGHERTY
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McGill’s signals growth ambitions as ex-Arriva CEO joins board

McGill’s Bus Service has flagged up its ambitions for further...

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Bob Hind, the Arctic Circle, pelicans and puffins

Alan Howarth, Lower Cumberworth, W Yorks

I have much enjoyed Bob Hind’s tales of bus travel around various...

Alan Howarth, Lower Cumberworth, W Yorks
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Arriva expands in Croatia

GLOBAL NEWS A Setra S516HD coach in the Autotrans fleet....

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LVVS Leyland in heritage hues

STEPHEN WHITELEY The Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society...

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LA sets a date for 100% zero-emission fleet

Metro, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority,...

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In Fleet News this month

David J. Stanier

BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated coach...

David J. Stanier
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Tender losses for Go-Ahead and Tower Transit

Tendered service announcements in August included Go-Ahead London’s...

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Northern Roadways and Waterloo Street

By Alan Millar4 Title: Scottish Transport No.69 Editor: Frank...