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Latest news written with authority

Prizes at Gaydon

BUSES FESTIVAL Metalcraft-bodied Foden two-stroke NTU 125...

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THE END OF TWO ERAS

JOHN YOUNG

What better way to mark the retirement of a dedicated East Midlands...

JOHN YOUNG

Online purchases kill off Solihull Travelshop

National Express West Midlands closed one of its six Travelshops...

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GO ORANGE

The MHD Partnership has turned to a familiar colour for this...

First updates its wardrobe of drivers’ uniforms

Robert Brown and Alison Clark, drivers with First Eastern Counties...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

■ ANDREW JAROSZ

PRESTON BUS The first of last year’s delivery of Wright...

■ ANDREW JAROSZ

PostAuto grows in southern France

Car Postal France, the French arm of Switzerland’s PostAuto,...

Optare on brink of DD order

The prototype MetroDecker EV was exhibited at Euro Bus Expo in...

Wellington dewirement delayed by hybrid hiccups

The last trolleybus system in New Zealand has been granted a...

Abellio loses all Surrey contracts

Abellio Surrey 8108 (YX58 DTY), an Alexander Dennis Enviro200,...

Bank junction becomes bus and bike only

For an 18-month trial starting on 22 May, Bank junction, one...

UK consortium tests liquid nitrogen prototype

A UK consortium is claiming a world first for a prototype hybrid...

A mystery on Lisbon docks

The editor’s sideways view of the bus scene Millar’s...

Bus Éireann staff vote to end cuts dispute

Members of Ireland’s National Bus & Rail Union (NBRU) have...

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THE ROAD TO THE ISLES

BOB HIND

BOB HIND continues on the third part* of his tour of the bus...

BOB HIND
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TWO OPTIONS FOR CHANGE

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT The first Vamooz trip, on 4 June, was from...

with ALAN MILLAR

First wins shuttle contract for Newquay summer festival

First Travel Solutions, First’s rail replacement and special...

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Morecambe debut for Ribble Javelin

PRESERVATION UPDATE PICTURE: PHIL HOWARD The Ribble Vehicle...

Flixbus buys out Austria’s Hellö

PICTURE: ÖBB KNOPP Austrian state railway ÖBB has sold its...

Two Kent operators quit London commuter market

Fresh signs of decline in commuter coach travel between Kent...

Bus Éireann strike ends after three-week stoppage

Unions at Bus Éireann suspended strike action on 13 April following...

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WHERE’S THE VISION?

with ALAN MILLAR

COMMENT Nottingham — already in line to have a clean...

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No German tolls, but more cash for electrification

One of three conductively-charged Volvo 7900H electric hybrids...

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VINTAGE FENTON FILE

MIKE FENTON

The radiator grille suggests that this observation coach has...

MIKE FENTON

BoltBus completes on-board entertainment roll-out

BoltBus, the premium coach division of First’s Greyhound Lines...

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FLEETNEWS IRELAND

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY

Where to send your reports ››››› Send your reports...

PAUL SAVAGE & IAN MOLLOY
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SEIZING THE DAY

RHODRI CLARK

RHODRI CLARK tells the story of the bus operations of Llew Jones,...

RHODRI CLARK

Megabus starts airport links but ends sleeper services

Newly repainted South Gloucestershire FJ12 FXK, a Caetano Levante-bodied...

MAN previews new generation Tourliner ready for autumn launch

MAN gave a UK audience its first look at the new Turkish-built...

BUS PEOPLE

Engineering director for First Bus Former Arriva London engineering...