Turning to the future

Jonathan Welch test drives preserved Mercedes-Benz O405G K1 GRT, Aberdeen’s unique Alexander-bodied articulated bus which aimed to set new standards when built in the early 1990s Bendybuses,’ or articulated buses, are somewhat of a marmite […]


Feel good Fun in the sun

John G. Lidstone reports on a ray of sunshine from sunny Southend amidst the bleakness of 2020 Ever-enterprising Ensignbus reached an agreement early in 2020 to logically adopt the Southend seasonal summer seafront service which […]


Turning 2020 around

Andrew Sowry – along with his former colleague and now business partner, Patricia Parry – went from losing their jobs at Shearings to launching their own business a few months later. Peter Jackson tells their story and finds out […]


Olympian ready for action

An Essex operator has added a rare Leyland Olympian coach to its private hire fleet, joining a rather contrasting example of the marque, reports Nick Larkin Panther Travel has expanded its premises at Freshfields, Harwich, […]

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Obituary: Jack Raine

Industry stalwart Jack Raine passed away as a result of Covid-19 on 17 November 2020, aged 89. As someone who made a significant contribution to staff training and development, Jack was an early supporter of […]