Buses

50 years since last trolleys

Nick Larkin reports on events to mark the closure of Britain’s penultimate trolleybus system An official commemoration marking 50 years since the end of Britain’s second-last trolleybus system has sadly not been able to take […]

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LTM depot reopens

London Transport Museum is re-opening the doors of its Acton Depot to the public on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May, and from Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 June. Visitors can see historic buses, climb […]

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Sweet taste of success

Like every coach and bus operator, the pandemic has brought Sharpes of Nottingham its fair share of challenges. But thanks to an appetite for diversification and a helping hand from a certain chocolate manufacturer, the […]

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55 buses on the 65!

Nick Larkin reports on a successful event held by the London Bus Museum, with more to follow The London Bus Museum is celebrating a highly successful running day which saw classic buses running on several […]

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Bus Strategy in focus

Jonathan Welch reports on the latest meeting of the Transport Committee, which looked at the implementation of the National Bus Strategy On Wednesday 21 April Huw Merriman MP chaired a meeting of the Transport Committee […]

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Stevenage commemorations

Two celebrations saw classic buses on the road in Stevenage recently, reports Nick Larkin Classic bus types recently returned to Stevenage for a double commemoration. Firstly, this year marks half a century since the highly […]

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NXWM goes virtual

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is hoping to get members of its heritage fleet out to rallies and other events this year, but even if this can’t happen the operator has, as they say, a […]

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Mancunian variety

Jonathan Welch takes a look at the variety of vehicles being used to cover services as a result of ongoing strike action by drivers in Manchester It may have been late 2019, but it doesn’t […]