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Manchester kicks off Volvo electric demo

Operating as First Manchester 69900, Volvo 7900E demonstrator...

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Wolverhampton’s 44 boom years

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Trolleybus Days in Wolverhampton Author: Eric T. Challoner...

ALAN MILLAR
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Citaro mild hybrid headed for Busworld

One of the most interesting new buses on the Daimler stand at...

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A TWO-CITY TALE

ALAN MILLAR

While Greater Manchester’s mayor aspires to a higher quality...

ALAN MILLAR
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A DIVERSION DILEMMA

DAVID JENKINS

DAVID JENKINS found himself mightily confused by the information...

DAVID JENKINS
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Linz receives first of 20 ExquiCity trolleys

GUNTHER MACKINGER The Austrian city of Linz has received its...

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RMT calls strikes at Stagecoach South West

The RMT union has called three 24hr strikes at three of Stagecoach...

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Millar’s TALES

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

Millar’s TALES
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Cuts continue to erode First’s Jurassic Coaster links

First Hampshire & Dorset introduced further cuts to its Jurassic...

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PMT’s troublesome Foden NC

Besides the seven Foden NCs supplied to operators, this test...

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Sun shines on Delaine

Duple Dominant-bodied Leyland Tiger 100 (E100 AFW) arriving in...

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The easternmost edge of the Midland Red

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Midland Red in Leicester Author: Andrew Bartlett & Mike...

ALAN MILLAR
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Reading joins the Sprinter set with a little Buzz

Reading Buses has joined the growing ranks of mainstream operators...

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FREE GIFT

BUSES Special Bundle INCLUDING: BRITAIN’S...

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New partnership puts bus and rail connections centre stage

The newly formed South West Scotland Community Rail Partnership...

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SHOWBUS 2017

The UK’s biggest rally was back in the East Midlands, with...

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Esslingen opts — just — for trolley expansion

Councillors in the southern German city of Esslingen have voted...

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HCT in takeover talks with MCT

NEWS HCT Group, the social enterprise operator that trades as...

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Brussels orders its first electrics from Solaris

Brussels transport undertaking STIB has ordered its first fully...

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West Midlands Alliance reaffirmed with three-year 50-point plan

The parties in the West Midlands Bus Alliance — including the...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

MIKE FENTON follows up last month’s report of the death of...

MIKE FENTON
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Exeter bus and coach station saga continues

Exeter City Council has confirmed that its large Paris Street...

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IN FOCUS ROSELYN COACHES

ANDREW JAROSZ?

Newest vehicle in the Roselyn fleet is RO67 LYN, a VDL Futura....

ANDREW JAROSZ?
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TfWM suspends 59 ‘little used’ Birmingham bus stops

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has taken 59 little used bus...

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Fowlers’ flavour of fenland fascination

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Fowlers Travel Author: Geoff R. Mills Publisher: MW...

ALAN MILLAR
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Warrington launches The Pops to pep up passenger numbers

As part of a drive to increase patronage across the council-owned...

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GOING PLACES WITH ROSSO

JOHN YOUNG

Attracted by the advertisements on the back of its vehicles,...

JOHN YOUNG
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A RIGHT OLD ROW

with ROGER FRENCH

The Department for Transport should take heed of those community...

with ROGER FRENCH
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Swiss appear unfazed by driverless shuttles

Driverless shuttles being trialed in the centre of the Swiss...

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Optare wins NZ export order for its MetroCity

Optare has won a breakthrough export order from New Zealand for...