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New livery rollout begins at two fleets

The new bus livery in St Helens on Arriva North West 725 (MX12...

Rail manufacturers unveil tram-like electric bus

NTL — manufacturer of the Translohr rubber-tyred tram — and...

Narrower pavements to speed buses but more segregated cycle lanes

Regular observers of the central London bus scene will be aware...

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Fenton files his birthday bus

Millar’s TALES The editor’s sideways view of the...

Municipal expansion ‘would stifle’ industry

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

Doom for award winning Zoom

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

Transdev orders Versas for Burnley

The new Optare Versas will replace Wright Eclipse 2-bodied Volvo...

Berlin aims to bridge technology gap with gas

Berlin transport operator BVG wants to buy compressed natural...

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MENDIP MULE MOTORBUS

CHRISTOPHER CARTER

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

CHRISTOPHER CARTER
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The importance of bus shelters These are letters pages and...

Scottish Bill will aim to stem decline in ridership

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

Oxford axes loss-making BHX

UK17 PUL, a new Plaxton Panther-bodied Volvo from Pulham’s...

Anthony Wyer, Selnec Preservation Society founder

Anthony Wyer, founder and leader of the Selnec Preservation Society,...

Rusty buses sculpture divides Dresden

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

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Reassessing a London ‘failure’

ALAN MILLAR

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

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PARTNERSHIPS DELIVER

JULIAN PEDDLE

All these initiatives have been delivered with considerable investment...

JULIAN PEDDLE
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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

SANDY MACDONALD

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

SANDY MACDONALD

Local Link withdrawal threatens 15 routes in Torbay

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

Stagecoach steps up competition in Swindon

Stagecoach West is increasing its presence in Swindon on 2 April,...

Miami-Dade invests in CNG with 300 vehicles

Miami-Dade Transit — the United States’ 15th largest public...

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

DAVID JENKINS

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

DAVID JENKINS
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Handbooks on Arriva and Scotland

ALAN MILLAR

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

ALAN MILLAR
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IDENTITY PARADE

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

Subsidy is not the answer to rural decline, says minister

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

EDF energises shelved Somerset service

EDF Energy – currently procuring a new nuclear power station...

Swedish electric previews Harrogate clean air drive

The overnight visit of a wheel forward Volvo electric bus from...

Swiss drop hydrogen as US and Dutch trials announced

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

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ROAD TO THE ISLES

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BOB HIND GOES OFFSHORE IN SCOTLAND DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S...

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