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Bus tour with walking

Well known heritage operator Timebus is launching its own special tour of London from May. The Timebus Tourer, normally using an open-top AEC Routemaster, will feature a Blue Badge Guide giving a live commentary. Not […]

Latest addition to the AD Rains vintage fleet is this 1974 Plaxton-bodied Bedford SB5. JOHN TAYLOR
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Heritage fleet addition

A Wiltshire operator is growing its heritage fleet as Nick Larkin explains Wiltshire operator has added to its heritage fleet amid an increase in private hire bookings from a growing number of sources. AD Rains […]

AEC Routemaster VLT9 from Go-Ahead London. NICK LARKIN
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Operators celebrate spring

Operators large and small supported the London Bus Museum’s Spring Gathering at Brooklands on 7 April. Vehicles were used on services connecting the museum with Weybridge and other nearby towns, as well as tours.

Cobus owner Steve Waggitt says operators are taking a big interest in nostalgia. NICK LARKIN
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Operators going for nostalgia

Operators are going for nostalgia in a big way and having vehicles owned for many years restored, says the owner of one of Britain’s best-respected vehicle bodywork specialists. “The industry has changed,” said Steve Waggitt […]

Work on Andrew’s Bedford OB is well underway. NICK LARKIN
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OB owned from new

A 1949 Bedford OB that has been owned by the same operator from new is nearing completion of a major restoration. MRB765 joined the Andrew’s of Tideswell fleet in 1949 and was in service until […]

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Thanks for RT event

Nick Larkin reports on a London celebration, the likes of which is unlikely to be repeated Operators have been thanked for their part in a truly spectacular tribute to the legendary London Transport RT-type. Around […]