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Wakefield experiences a Domino effect

Making its first public appearance at the Heath Common rally...

Italian state rail buys Qbuzz

Busitalia, the fast-growing bus arm of Italian state railway...

Stops on all the wrong tracks

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

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
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CT PLUS CHANNELS ISLAND TIMETABLES

A recently launched software product has allowed CT Plus to improve...

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FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND

SANDY MACDONALD

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

SANDY MACDONALD
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Atlantic Coasters cruise Cornwall coast

First South West expanded its Atlantic Coasters brand in Cornwall...

Second major P&R for Leeds

First West Yorkshire 35210 (SL16 RFN) is one of the Wright StreetDecks...

Big groups invest in driverless technology

Transdev and FirstGroup have signed separate partnership agreements...

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FLYING A KITE

ALAN MILLAR

Fodens — its products identified by a kite-shaped badge —...

ALAN MILLAR
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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

For this month’s delve into his collection of photographs of...

MIKE FENTON
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Routemasters at home and overseas

ALAN MILLAR

Title: Routemaster Handbook, Fourth Edition Author: Andrew Morgan...

ALAN MILLAR

Bristol MetroBus: buses ordered, initial operator named

The three councils developing the MetroBus bus rapid transit...

NatEx bus director heads Stagecoach East Scotland

In a break with recent practice, Stagecoach has recruited from...

Council urges residents to support new Wisbech venture

A new community bus service was launched on 3 July in the Cambridgeshire...

UK-owned MET secures funds for German expansion

Metropolitan European Transport (MET), the German bus group run...

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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