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PLAXTON’S LATEST

ALAN MILLAR

Launch orders from Stagecoach have given the UK’s last large...

ALAN MILLAR
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Free trial sparks interest in first Bristol Metrobus route

First West of England began operating the first of three Metrobus...

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Simulator lets you drive a bus from your armchair

Newly launched Bus Simulator 18 provides bus enthusiasts with...

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Crowdfunding secures Mendip Mule Motorbus its swansong summer

Ex-Southern Vectis open-top ECW-bodied Bristol RELL6G TDL 564K...

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Stagecoach restructure leads to a reshuffle of MDs

Stagecoach has created a new post of business change director,...

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Four cities to trial 10 driverless shuttles

Four European cities are participating in a trial of 10 French-built...

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Buses will use Silvertown tunnel from the start

Up to 37 buses an hour will use the new Silvertown tunnel in...

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Gallery classes Sir Brian as a vintage transport artefact

Hugh Dougherty tells me that the Scottish National Portrait Gallery...

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Next best thing to Belfast Fleetline

PRESERVATION UPDATE Northern Ireland preservationists Bobby...

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In Fleet News this month

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG

FLEETNEWS ENGLAND & WALES BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck...

JOHN G. LIDSTONE With additional material compiled LAWRIE BOWLES and JOHN YOUNG
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LOTS’s latest trusty annuals go on sale

ALAN MILLAR

Title: London Bus and Tram Fleetbook 2018 Editors: Les Stitson...

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THE Z-SHAPED 9900

ALAN MILLAR

Volvo has an all-new premium coach for Europe, with daring looks...

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Lothian turns to Alexander Dennis with new order

After 13 years of buying most of its bus bodies from Wrightbus,...

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Centrebus reduces its presence on Luton busway

Centrebus 724 (K77 YCL), a Scania OmniCity on route AZ, passes...

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Influential Volvo engineer Adrian Wickens

OBITUARIES One of the most influential figures in UK bus...

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BURNHAM’S ROAD TO NIRVANA

JULIAN PEDDLE

TfGM could have offered to buy out the two major operators —...

JULIAN PEDDLE
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Five routes publicised for their leisure attractions

Transport for London has produced online guides to five central...

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Drivers are set to receive £900 wage boost

London’s bus drivers will shortly see their minimum pay rates...

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Mobility scooter of the year?

Most of those visiting Winchester on 7 May for the Friends of...

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Venetian blind VR at Morecambe

The Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust’s open-top Series 2 Bristol...

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Lothian Motorcoaches offers day tours and private hires

From the start of June, Lothian’s new Lothian Motorcoaches...

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Forward gives BCT Standard a Glasgow look

Forward gives BCT Standard a Glasgow look Vehicle: Glasgow Corporation...

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WHERE NOW FOR FIRST?

ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT with ALAN MILLAR First West of England...

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Second Swiss double-deck order for Enviro500

LATE NEWS Alexander Dennis has won a second order from Switzerland...

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First South West delves deep into Dorset

South West Coaches L55 BUS, the only Castrosuabodied Scania N94UB...

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Big Bus acquires City Sightseeing Dublin

Big Bus Tours is to acquire City Sightseeing Dublin subject to...

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Flixbus launches US network as First reviews Greyhound future

A Flixbus-liveried Van Hool CX45 of Phoenix, Arizonabased American...

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Van Hool and Wrightbus to supply next hydrogen fleet

Transport for London has awarded framework contracts to Van Hool...

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SHORT HOPS

• ARRIVA LONDON reallocated buses for route 340 (Harrow-Edgware)...

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

MIKE FENTON recounts the story of a batch of tri-axle Dennis...

MIKE FENTON