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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

ELECTRIC AVENUE VOLVO LAUNCHES 7900E IN UK PICTURE: KEITH...

Best Impressions gives Ribble’s White Lady a modern twist

The White Lady, 17012 (S812 BWC), posed at Houghton Hall Garden...

Stagecoach regroups in Swindon battle

Stagecoach has refocused its competitive battle with Go South...

Volvo wins its biggest order yet for the electric 7900

Malmö route 7 in 2008, operated by Arriva with a gas-fuelled...

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THE ROAD TO THE ISLES

BOB HIND

A train defect threatens to leave BOB HIND stranded in Scotland’s...

BOB HIND
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CALLING ALL FISHWIVES

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR

Arriva North East 1511 (NK13 FJY), a Wright Pulsar 2-bodied VDL...

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR
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Railcard is model for industry to follow

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

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The Midland Red family tree

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Edwardian Enterprise Author: Brian Dicks & Andrew Gardner...

ALAN MILLAR

Abellio to maintain a commercial toehold in Surrey

Abellio is to continue operating two routes commercially in Surrey,...

Jackett’s Coaches quits local routes

Cornish independent Jackett’s Coaches of Gunnislake has given...

Ex-GMB route split in two

The last jointly operated interurban route in Greater Manchester...

European makers turn Israeli tide against strong Chinese challenge

Leading Israeli operator Egged has awarded a £12.2million order...

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Titan by name, tiny by nature

Millar’s TALES

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

Millar’s TALES
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FLEET IN FOCUS SQUAREPEG

A 2015 view of T620 EUB, an Optare Spectra-bodied DAF DB250 new...

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EFE’s Barton Transport ex-London RTL1571

1:76-SCALE DIECAST MODEL Guide price £34.95 Bachmann Europe’s...

Lothian delivers £6.6m dividend to council owners

Lothian Buses, the UK’s largest municipal arms length company,...

Hand-held reader for commuter coaches

Mobile ticketing specialist Mobile Onboard has extended its mTicketr...

BUS PEOPLE

Bus minister Jones moves on Andrew Jones Jesse Norman...

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NEW LIFE FOR DART

IAN EVERSON

IAN EVERSON relates the long and varied career of a single-decker...

IAN EVERSON
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SARFEND SURF

The MHD Partnership believes that class rather than kiss-me-quick...

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SBG’s vehicles: the what and why

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Title: Advancing in a Forward Direction Author: Stewart...

ALAN MILLAR

Drastic Dorset cuts dent Damory

Dorset County Council is cutting a further £1million from its...

Daimler unveils new look Tourismo

Daimler Buses has unveiled an all-new version of the Mercedes-Benz...

Chester Interchange opens for business

Five Stagecoach and one Arriva vehicle in the horseshoe-shaped...

Flixbus plans to roll out seat selection charge

Europe’s leading long-haul coach operator Flixbus is poised...

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MODELS THE DIY OPTION

PAUL COLEY

PAUL COLEY considers the various options available for those...

PAUL COLEY
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AMAZON WOULD DO IT

with ROGER FRENCH

When buying an online ticket to Cornwall from a train company,...

with ROGER FRENCH
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Hungary home for Arriva Ikarus

PRESERVATION UPDATE Towards the end of its life with Arriva...

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An encyclopaedia of UK trolleybuses

ALAN MILLAR

Title: A-Z of British Trolleybuses Author: Stephen Lockwood...

ALAN MILLAR

Wrexham Sapphire upgraded with City fleet

The first Alexander Dennis Enviro400 City double-deckers for...