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Glasgow’s low emission zone progresses

Further details emerged on 20 March on the progress of Glasgow’s...

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Astromega sleeper trumps NRM for the anorak factor

ALAN MILLAR

Titles: Top Trumps Buses & Coaches Producer: Winning Moves UK...

ALAN MILLAR
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PICK YOUR SCENIC FAVOURITE

ALAN MILLAR

COMMENTwith ALAN MILLAR Among many contenders...

ALAN MILLAR
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Buses for Sheffield launched as single brand

The Sheffield Bus Partnership has adopted a single brand name...

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New ‘transport hub’ opens in Port Talbot

A new £5.6million ‘transport hub’ opened at Port Talbot...

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Next-stop info that is delivered to passengers’ smartphones

Transport technology company Mobile Onboard has launched Beam...

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Safeguard targets younger market with reduced fares

Long established Guildford independent Safeguard Coaches launched...

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BRT electrics in major Swedish win for Arriva

Arriva has won an eight-year contract to operate bus services...

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Extra services laid on during DLR strikes

Ensignbus MD60 (KJD 260P), its preserved Scania/MCW Metropolitan...

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ENGAGING WITH YOUTH

Besides printed leaflets and displays at bus stops, operators...

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Waiting time rule causes excessive delays

A few years ago, the traffic commissioners awoke from their slumbers...

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North Western RELL back in original red

Ian Howard of Warrington-based Howards Travel Group has restored...

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From church hall to Brooklands

ALAN MILLAR

REVIEWS Title: London Buses – A Living Heritage. Fifty Years...

ALAN MILLAR
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THAMES VALLEY RIDES AGAIN

STEPHEN MORRIS

Big group retrenchment has provided new opportunities for Reading...

STEPHEN MORRIS
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Labour confirms support for franchising and municipalisation

The Labour Party’s recently appointed shadow transport minister...

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Stagecoach to downgrade Corby depot

Stagecoach Midlands is to reduce its 26-vehicle Corby depot to...

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Scottish results paint different pictures

A disproportionate number of responses to the Citizens Advice...

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Flixbus to try electric coaches in two countries

German long-haul giant Flixbus is the first operator to trial...

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Further gains for RATP

MARK LYONS

Existing vehicles dominate in tendered service awards ...

MARK LYONS
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Was that Alpine, South Dakota?

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

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FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

The revived Crosville Motor Services, which ceases local bus...

MIKE FENTON
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Easter at Kirkby Stephen

PRESERVATION UPDATE Chris Stainton’s Plaxton Paramount...

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Strike action disrupts First Aberdeen services…

SCOTTISH COLUMN FLEETNEWS SCOTLAND Industrial action by First...

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Fleet Books for big group and English region

ALAN MILLAR

Titles: 2018 FirstGroup Fleet Book South East Bus Fleet Book...

ALAN MILLAR
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YOU’RE MISSING THE BUS, NUS

STEPHEN MORRIS,

STEPHEN MORRIS, editor of Buses from 1980 to 1999 and deputy...

STEPHEN MORRIS,
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Omnibus sponsors Gaydon ‘18

Passenger transport software specialist Omnibus is sponsoring...

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Stagecoach SE MD stands down

Stagecoach South East managing director Philip Norwell (pictured)...

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Sn-ap and Zeelo make their mark

GLOBAL NEWS Sn-ap passengers in Bristol check in to board...

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Portugal’s trolleybus city opts for BYD eBuses

Coimbra, home of the only trolleybus operation in Portugal, has...

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Bell tolls for last tubular shelter

The last example of a London Transport Q type bus shelter in...