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Lothian - Getting it right for our people and our customers

Sarah Boyd, Managing Director of Lothian Buses, the primary operator in Public Transport Scotland 2024's host city, speaks about the operator's progress and its experience with Covid-19.

Systra - Partnering for Success

Neill Birch, Head of Projects at Systra, discusses partnerships between bus operators, local authorities and government.

Strategic Priorities for Scotland's Bus Network

Bettina Sizeland, Head of Bus at Transport Scotland, discusses the organisation's aims for Scotland's bus network.

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TENDER BREAKS CAUSE FINANCIAL PRESSURE FOR TfL

In the last year, mid contract break clauses have been invoked...

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ALL ABOUT ALBUM

Buses takes a special look at the Association of Local Bus Managers,...

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ILLUSTRATING BUSES

Sixty years after the then editor complained about the poor quality...

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THE LAST EAST LANCASHIRE MUNICIPAL

Rossendale Transport survived long enough in council ownership...

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LONDON UNITED LOSES BREAK-CLAUSE ROUTES

Short term contracts will see two routes surrendered early by...

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE POWER RUNS OUT?

A “forward curve reality” of First’s (and anyone else’s)...

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CONFERENCE AGENDA

THE LATEST FROM WARRINGTON The 2024 ALBUM Conference has a heavy...

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POSTWAR STL TURNS HEADS AT EPPING ONGAR

PRESERVATION UPDATE STL2692 making one of its round...

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THE TOWNS WHERE LONDON MEETS THE OUTSIDE WORLD

In the first of two large format picture albums composed entirely...

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TfL SEEKS YOUTH INPUT AND PUSHES ACCESSIBILITY

Transport for London (TfL) is encouraging young Londoners to...

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BUS CHALLENGES IN SCOTLAND

JAMES DAY provides some highlights from the second Public Transport...

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EASTBOURNE OVERLOOK

Eastbourne Sightseeing Alexander ALX400-bodied Volvo B7TL (S9...

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Lothian expands in the east with Eve Coaches acquisition

SCOTTISH COLUMN In a surprise development, local authorityowned...

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MUSEUM GUIDE 2024/2025

COVER: Western National 1411 (LTA 750), a 1950 Bedford OB with...

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IMPORTS VS HOME MADE

Bus legislation received unusual broadsheet press attention at...

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TRANSPORT COMMITTEE CALLS FOR JOINED UP APPROACH AS COMMISSIONER HINTS AT SUPERLOOP PHASE 2

The London Assembly Transport Committee has written to the Sadiq...

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THE VOICE OF INDEPENDENTS

ALBUM represents independent and municipal bus operators throughout...

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THE ROAD TO SNOWDONIA

BOB HIND samples north Wales services through the Snowdonia region...

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APPEALING PORTRAITS OF THE CAPITAL’S WORKING FLEET

Stick with me. I promise there is a connection with what I am...

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GO COACH PROVIDES CROSS-BORDER CONNECTION FOR TfL

Go Coach 1501 (GN15BVV) is seen at Tatsfield Ship on February...

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IS THIS A RECORD?

Mike Best thinks Metrobus may have set a record with eight short...

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SEVENTIES SNOWDONIA

A rare elderly Leyland and a modern Bristol were among the vehicles...

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IN FLEET NEWS THIS MONTH

A-D BODY TYPE AB Articulated single-deck bus AC Articulated...

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STATE OF PLAY AT ARRIVA AND FIRST

The second pair of British Bus Publishing’s big group handbooks...

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GARTH ROAD PLANS REVEALED

A planning application has been submitted in respect of Go-Ahead...

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COMPETITION ON THE BUSES

BEN COLSON, former managing director of Norfolk Green, discusses...

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MANCHESTER BEE NETWORK & FRANCHISING

PROGRESS REPORT As the launch of Bee Network Tranche Two approaches,...