Buses Magazine

Buses Magazine

Latest news written with authority

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SHOWBUS 2018

Over 200 preserved and modern vehicles took part in the UK’s...

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Teething troubles greet launch of Belfast’s Glider lines

Van Hool Exqui.City 3229 (HGZ 8229) at Dundonald park-&-ride,...

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Pick Me Up to expand, but suspends pre-booking

Operational experience caused Oxford Bus Company to make changes...

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Stagecoach cuts again as Norfolk retendering rejigs routes

Go-Ahead Group-owned Konectbus is extending some routes, while...

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Norwegian and Italian cities go for battery power

The southern Norwegian city of Kristiansand is the country’s...

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Magtec electric Dart into service as demonstrators move

A 13-year-old Alexander Dennis Pointer Dart in the Arriva London...

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CHESTER SINCE THE SIXTIES

PAUL CHANCELLOR uses photographs from the Colour-Rail photograph...

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A smorgasbord of fascinating features

REVIEWS Title: Buses Yearbook 2019 Editor: Stewart J. Brown...

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PROGRESS AT BROOKLANDS

CHRIS HEAPS, who retired in July after three years as chairman...

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Fairbrothers hands over to Warrington’s Own Buses

Council-owned Warrington’s Own Buses has reached an agreement...

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Operators team up for Papal visit to Ireland

PICTURE: DARREN HALL Major operators on both sides of the...

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First new Bachmann casting for EFE

Metrobus 891 (M401 RVU), one of the Northern Counties Palatine-bodied...

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On-demand shuttles launch in Hannover

Volkswagen has launched its new appbased minibus Moia in the...

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Pointless headstop puzzles passengers in Earlsfield

When not watching birds and finding strange bus stops in Northumberland,...

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PRESERVATION UPDATE

Lynx and Regal showcased at SVBM PICTURE: KEITH McGILLIVRAY...

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A snapshot of a distinctive Yorkshire fleet

Title: Huddersfield Trolleys and Buses Author: Michael Berry...

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This year’s trophy winners

Harper Bros 59 (1293 RE), the newly restored Guy Arab LUF with...

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SPRINT MUST SURPASS

Three Exqui.City bendybuses bunched in central Belfast on the...

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Manchester’s Metroshuttle slimmed by new tram line

Transport for Greater Manchester is to restructure the free city...

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Cut by Trent Barton becomes CT4N’s commercial opportunity

Community transport operator CT4N has stepped in after Trent...

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Edmonton rediscovers electrics 11 years on

GLOBAL NEWS A May 1998 view of one of the Edmonton GM ‘New...

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Elizabeth Line changes will see more cross-border cuts

Route 428 will become a wholly double-deck operation when the...

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Stevensons flies high in Newcastle

Twenty-four years after it was acquired by British Bus and 21...

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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

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

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Enviro400 for Bristol, 11 releases to follow

MODEL OF THE MONTH Vehicle: First West of England Alexander...

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Birmingham BRT ‘ready for 2022 Commonwealth Games’

NEWS The three Sprint routes due to open by 2022. Transport...

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Target Travel vows to continue as leaner and meaner business despite losing most routes

Plympton-based Target Travel has applied for a new operator licence...

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Vernon Maitland, the man who was Mr Excelsior

OBITUARY Vernon Maitland, former owner of Bournemouth-based...

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Rome upgrades ATAC fleet, plans trolley extension

The Atac municipal undertaking in Rome has ordered 320 new single-deckers...

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Falcon flies in as Abellio finally quits Surrey

Abellio Surrey withdrew its last commercial service, 461 (Kingston-Addlestone),...