Southend Revival

Arriva has painted one of its buses in the livery of its predecessor, Southend Transport to promote the Essex town and encourage more people to use public transport, reports Nick Larkin Arriva’s GN07AVC, a 2007 […]


Wallasey 100

Celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of Wallasey Corporation motorbuses are taking place on Easter Sunday. They will include a recreation of the first service, between Seacombe and Harrison Drive, and a display of buses on […]


OB ambition

The chairman of one of the South East’s most respected operators has fulfilled a lifetime’s ambition to own a Bedford OB, reports Nick Larkin Clive Eglinton of Sittingbourne, Kent-based Chalkwell has many happy memories of […]


Operator sells ‘classics’

An operator who admits he ‘got carried away’ collecting classic vehicles has decided to sell some of them. Terry Barker of Barker’s Motors, based at Llan-Y-Pwll, near Wrexham, Clwyd explained: “We are running three vehicles […]


Museum welcomes all

The London Bus Museum is extending a big welcome to operators and their vehicles at three events this year – including a celebration of the 90th anniversary of Green Line.