Features

A fitting send-off

Nick Larkin reports on the fitting final journey for a well-respected former employee of a Cambridgeshire coach operator A long-serving employee of Young’s Coaches of Rampton, Cambridgeshire received a fitting send-off when a classic DAF […]

Features

Bus museum trade plates row

Bus museums and other limited companies running historic vehicles are having problems renewing trade plate licences following new legislation, and the DVLA seems reluctant to help. Transport Museum Wythall has held a licence for over […]

Features

Tyre changes

Commercial vehicles have been exempted from 10-year tyre age restrictions. A circular sent to testers from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) includes a category headed: ‘Using old tyres on Historic Vehicles.’

Buses

Solo gathering

Nick Larkin reports on a 17-year-old vehicle fitter who is building up a collection of Optare Solos – including the oldest survivor Ryan Coles works for Tech Trucks in Herefordshire, which has now taken over […]

Buses

Ledgard lives on

More than half a century after its demise, a legendary Yorkshire operator is still creating huge interest, with a thriving society honouring its memory and now a new book.