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£4.5m Versas revitalise Burnley Mainline

Mainline-branded Optare Versa 247 (YJ17 FWK) operating route...

B5LHC set for Gaydon

BUSES FESTIVAL Volvo is bringing its B5LHC electric hybrid...

NatEx ends East Kent’s 90-year London connection

Operation of National Express services between London and the...

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Cardiff VR restored for summer service

PICTURE: BARRIE GILBERT The Cardiff Transport Preservation...

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DON’T MISS NEXT MONTH’S BUSES

MCV BUILDING FOR THE UK ALSO 50 YEARS SINCE LEDGARD: LEEDS...

Major service changes planned in connection with the Elizabeth Line

Metroline VWH2216 (LK16 HZH), a Wright Gemini 3-bodied Volvo...

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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

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

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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

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

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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,...

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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

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

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