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Latest news written with authority

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Qatar unveils world’s biggest electric bus depot

GLOBAL NEWS FIFA World Cup 2022 host country Qatar...

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EARLS COURT MEMORIES

PAST & PRESENT We look back 50 and 56 years to two rear-engined...

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BATTERY BUSES FOR BRENTFORD BUT NOT UNTIL 2025

MARK LYONS

LOOK IN ON LONDON Go-Ahead’s London General subsidiary...

MARK LYONS
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WELSH FRANCHISING HURDLES

I am very proud to have worked alongside Bob Saxby in the 1990’s...

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ELIZABETH LINE LINKED EXTENSIONS AND SUBURBAN TIMETABLE CUTS

Frequency reduction have become a feature of recent months. On...

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CENTRALISED LOST PROPERTY?

Having read Clifford Martin’s letter in the November issue...

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Alan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene

Millar’s TALES

Please send any stories, photos, (digital, prints or slides),...

Millar’s TALES
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CUMMINS-POWERED METROBUS BACK ON THE ROAD

A Greater Manchester Transport MCW Metrobus with Northern Counties...

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More cash needed with 38 routes at risk in the West Midlands

Transport for West Midlands has agreed to increase funding to...

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NI Department for Infrastructure announces funding for new buses

John O’Dowd MLA, Northern Ireland’s infrastructure minister,...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

New Turas and Plaxton coaches delivered to Chalkwell More ex-London...

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Whippet powers ahead

Swavesey, Cambridgeshire-based Whippet has secured an eight-year...

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MID-PLACED BSIPs RURAL AND UNITARY WINNERS

DAVID JENKINS reviews more funded Bus Service Improvement Plans,...

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WHEN LONDON TRANSPORT PREFERRED LEYLAND TO AEC

Title: London’s Pre-War Smaller Classes Author: Ken BlackerPublisher:...

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Arnhem orders 10 new Solaris trolleybuses

Mock-up image of the new Trollino 18 trolleybus for Arnhem. SOLARIS...

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SAFE HOUSE FOR WEST MIDLANDS METROBUS

HALFCABS ETCETERA Our occasional glimpse into the new lives of...

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Italy puts out tender for 1,000 electric buses

GLOBAL NEWS Manufacturers will be able to supply 1,000...

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FRANCHISING -FOR THE WRONG REASON

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

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Buses Magazine December 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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Somerset launch low fares on Taunton P&R

Somerset County Council replaced free rides on Taunton park-&-ride...

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FLEET NEWS IRELAND PAULS

AVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Where to send your reports ›››› Send your reports on...

AVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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MAYOR PROVIDES ADDITIONAL FUNDING TO TfL

Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, has announced he will provide...

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YEAR THE FIRST TRAMWAY AGE REACHED ITS END OF THE LINE

The first British tramway age ended 60 years ago on September...

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FAMILIAR SHAPES BECOME BAR FURNITURE

I appreciate this is a touchy subject, especially for those of...

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Nu-Track closes business

Ballymena-based Nu-Track permanently closed on September 22....

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LEAD BY EXAMPLE

with JAMES DAY

COMMENT Nottingham City Transport 660 has been given...

with JAMES DAY
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A SHINING DISPLAY

Best known for destination displays, McKenna Brothers has expanded...

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SUSTAINABLE NETWORKS EMERGE

More operators have started to show their hand as to what constitutes...

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THE ELIZABETHAN AGE

PAST & PRESENTIn the years of the late Queen Elizabeth II’s...

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Peterborough on track for new bus depot

An evaluation study into the re-location of the bus depot in...