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Diamond acquires Hanson’s in Midlands takeover

MF03 BLU, a TransBus Mini Pointer Dart acquired from Bluebird...

Broadmarsh and Wigan bus stations close for redevelopment

Last day of operation at Broadmarsh, with buses and coaches accommodated...

Rotala scales back Wessex

Wessex Bus 30003 (BX07 KPO), a Plaxton Centro-bodied Volvo B7RLE,...

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We need joined up journeys

You write These are letters pages and the views expressed therein...

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In Fleet News this month

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

San Francisco orders 185 more trolleybuses

The new trolleybuses will replace Muni’s remaining Electric...

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NEVER ON A SUNDAY

RHODRI CLARK

No fare to pay on TrawsCymru, that is, nor on a Saturday in a...

RHODRI CLARK

Schoolbuses placed in class of their own

Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire has devised a separate...

OS and Kithead discuss archive merger

The Omnibus Society and Kithead Trust are in negotiations to...

Setra reveals new flagship

Hard on the heels of the new Mercedes-Benz Tourismo RHD high-decker...

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RALLY CALENDAR UPDATE

Full details of these and other events in 2017 and early 2018...

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Arriva makes gains

MARK LYONS

Three routes won in Bexleyheath, Go-Ahead regains two, 68 group...

MARK LYONS
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MAN & NEOPLAN

ANDREW JAROSZ

A new Lion’s Coach for continental Europe will be launched...

ANDREW JAROSZ

AN ENCOURAGING START

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT There is some good news from the West Midlands,...

with ALAN MILLAR

Extended NAT route targets last municipal joint operation

Britain’s last route operated jointly by municipal companies...

Whippet calls for franchising

Tower Transit-owned Whippet wants Cambridgeshire & Peterborough...

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ROAD CAR VARIETY

Lincolnshire Road Car dropped the county name from its branding...

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90-year-old Lion prowls again

PICTURE: MALCOLM KING The Aire Valley Transport Group completed...

KMB retires last Dragon, adopts new livery

PICTURE: HUGO HO Hundreds of Hong Kong enthusiasts turned...

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SCARBOROUGH FARE

ALAN MILLAR

Ten years after Plaxton became part of Alexander Dennis, its...

ALAN MILLAR
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Mayor’s 25-year plan

MARK LYONS

Suburban expansion, zero emissions and safety in Khan’s blueprint...

MARK LYONS
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In Fleet News this month

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG

ENGLAND & WALES BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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A Frenchman with a trackless vision

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Lombard-Gerin & Inventing the Trolleybus Author: Ashley...

ALAN MILLAR

First confirmed as York P&R winner

Complete with First York fleetname and logos, the Optare MetroDecker...

Go-Ahead goes contactless across its three Oxford fleets

All three of Go-Ahead Group’s businesses in the Thames Valley...

Chris McCormick, 1950-2017

OBITUARY Chris McCormick, service delivery manager at Stephensons...

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BATTERY POWER

DAVID JENKINS

All-electric vehicles are clearly one of the flavours of 2017,...

DAVID JENKINS
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Busway in bloom

PICTUREVIEW It is almost four years since the Luton- Dunstable...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

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

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY