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Rusty buses sculpture divides Dresden

PICTURE: MARTIN BENSLEY

Three scrap buses propped up vertically in front of Dresden’s...

PICTURE: MARTIN BENSLEY

Municipal expansion ‘would stifle’ industry

Blackpool Transport, whose profitability was highlighted in the...

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MENDIP MULE MOTORBUS

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

After some close shaves with financial oblivion, the owner of...

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

Talks stave off indefinite strike threat at Bus Éireann

Trades unions at Bus Éireann suspended a threatened national...

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When Heathfield was the centre of a universe

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Working Together Publisher: Southdown Enthusiasts Club...

ALAN MILLAR

Going Forward routes in rural Oxfordshire

Further to last month’s story about GoRide quitting Oxfordshire,...

Group still seeks bolt-on acquisitions

Go-Ahead says it is still in the market for bolt-on acquisitions...

BUS PEOPLE

Director of engineering for McGill’s 400 buses Bernie Cassidy...

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IDENTITY PARADE

The latest image relaunch imagined by The MHD Partnership design...

Swiss drop hydrogen as US and Dutch trials announced

Switzerland’s PostAuto has halted its trial of hydrogen fuel-cell...

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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

SANDY MACDONALD

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

SANDY MACDONALD
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BACK TO THE FUTURE

DAVID JENKINS

Thirty years after it first appeared as a tool of deregulation,...

DAVID JENKINS

Scottish Bill will aim to stem decline in ridership

Route franchising will be among the options the Scottish government...

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Reassessing a London ‘failure’

ALAN MILLAR

Title: The London DMS Author: Matthew Wharmby Publisher: Pen...

ALAN MILLAR

Doom for award winning Zoom

Trent Barton withdrew its Long Eaton-Derby Zoom service — a...

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Go-Ahead retrenches in East Anglia

Konectbus 637 (SN65 OAW), an Alexander Dennis Enviro400 dual...

OBITUARIES Alan Mills, Omnibus Society’s veteran archivist

Alan Mills, who died on 31 January aged 86 (Buses last month),...

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Two eastern gains for Arriva

MARK LYONS

Abellio wins Croydon route from Go-Ahead LOOK IN ON LONDON...

MARK LYONS

Belgian electric order is Volvo’s biggest yet

TEC, the Belgian state-owned operator serving French-speaking...

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Rare Sentinel back in Wales

The Sentinel in The Bus Depot at Barry, alongside a Plaxton Panorama-bodied...

SMALL WORLD

• SWEDISH city Östersund is to trial six opportunity charged...

Subsidy is not the answer to rural decline, says minister

Additional subsidy is not the answer to the decline of rural...

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Local Link withdrawal threatens 15 routes in Torbay

The future of 15 routes in Torbay is uncertain following the...

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Handbooks on Arriva and Scotland

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Arriva Bus Handbook 2017 Scottish Bus Handbook 8th Edition...

ALAN MILLAR

Grayling: ‘We will reverse BSB changes’

UK transport secretary Chris Grayling says the government will...

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CONTACTLESS COMES OF AGE

DAVID JENKINS

After several years when it was just around the corner, contactless...

DAVID JENKINS

First plans for a cashless future in Bristol

Having simplified its fares structure in Bristol, First is now...