Empress Coaches of Hastings is still operating what is believed to be the last example of a pioneering low-floor minibus design in service – which could be available to a good preservation home.
Running heritage vehicles definitely makes being in the coach and bus industry more fun, says the Managing Director of a South Coast operator celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Empress Coaches of Hastings has just […]
Nick Larkin recalls the withdrawal of two of London’s most well known bus types four decades ago Heritage operators are supporting a major commemoration marking 40 years since two of London’s most iconic buses left […]
Stephen Morris tells the story of the low floor revolution in the UK bus market
In a two-part article, Alan Payling looks at an old coach tours brochure and considers what a coach holiday would have been like for drivers and passengers back in the good old days
In 1978 when Coachmart first started, half-cab buses could still be found in good numbers around the country, although that was to rapidly change with relatively few outside London surviving in passenger service with their […]
Stagecoach has been praised for helping get a 1940 single-decker back on the road for the first time in 55 years.
Former staff of Viscount Bus and Coach celebrated the 30th anniversary of a Northern Counties-bodied Leyland Olympian now preserved in the Peterborough operator’s livery.
Ensignbus’ Vintage Running Day is well known because of the wide variety of vehicles that are put into operation and as Nick Larkin reports, this year’s event was no exception