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Delaine Trust acquires the fleet’s last Leyland

The Delaine Heritage Trust has acquired former Delaine Buses...

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Nostalgia for a period of ‘graceless’ corporate change

ALAN MILLAR

Title: The National Bus Company — The Middle Years Author:...

ALAN MILLAR

RATP to close Epsom Coaches’ coach operations

RATP Dev is closing Epsom Coaches’ traditional coaching business...

Enviro400Hs lose their H

East Yorkshire Motor Services and Reading Buses have both converted...

Brighton & Hove evaluates electrics on city route

Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach has begun its own drive for zero-emission...

Mayor launches first LEBZ in Putney

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan launched the first low emission bus...

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VCS 85

A rolling display of preserved and modern vehicles helped mark...

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Flixbus fined for carrying Swiss domestic passengers

A Belgian-registered Van Hool Astromega of Flixbus at London’s...

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Be eternally grateful for urban competition

Robert Howard (You Write, March) complains about bus services...

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Exeter running day honours Philip Platt

Devon General AEC Regent V DR817, specially overhauled for the...

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FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND

Where to send your reports Scottish reports should be sent,...

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EFE London Routemaster RM177 Maidstone & District Harrington Grenadier

ALAN MILLAR

Guide price £34.50 (Routemaster), £34.95 (Harrington) Bachmann...

ALAN MILLAR

Short BCIs reach Ensign

Ensignbus has taken delivery of the 10 two-axle versions of the...

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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You write

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

PICTURE: MARTIN BENSLEY

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

PICTURE: MARTIN BENSLEY
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Reassessing a London ‘failure’

ALAN MILLAR

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

ALAN MILLAR
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PARTNERSHIPS DELIVER

JULIAN PEDDLE

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

JULIAN PEDDLE