Buses

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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Centre Circle event

Nick Larkin reports on a road run event organised by the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust, recreating a 1970s city circular route Twenty classic buses and coaches toured Glasgow City Centre as a reminder of a […]

Buses

Final funding appeal

Covid-19 has meant the £345,000 restoration of a 1939 Bristol double-decker as a community asset has not been able to be completed as planned this year. Now an urgent appeal has been launched to raise […]

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Twilight time

Transport Museum Wythall’s final running day of 2020 attracted nearly 300 visitors, which despite Covid-19 was well up on the 2019 figure of 235. Stealing the show was Steve Morris’s new to SMT Leyland TD5, […]

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Museum’s £1.7m ‘lifeline’

The London Transport Museum has received a £1.75m ‘lifeline’ from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help face Covid-19 pandemic challenges. The Covent Garden-based attraction is one of 35 major cultural organisations receiving the first […]