Sunday, January 23, 2022
Epsom Coaches reunion on 6 November 2021

Epsom Coaches reunion date set for Saturday 6 November

A reunion for former staff of Epsom Coaches and its Quality Line bus division will be held on the evening of Saturday 6 November. The...

Record 2019 Imberbus proceeds go to good causes

Imberbus, the one-day bus service connecting Warminster with the ‘ghost’ village of Imber and other points on Salisbury Plain, has shared approximately £25,000 in...

Museum of Transport Greater Manchester volunteers given Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The Greater Manchester Transport Society (GMTS), which operates the Museum of Transport Greater Manchester, has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service,...

50 years of London Country Bus Services

With coronavirus topping the headlines, Leon Daniels instead ponders the beginning of London County Bus Services  If I read my audience correctly the last thing you want to hear from me is...

Reading Buses celebrates centenary

In celebration of its centenary Reading Buses hosted civic dignitaries, current employees and retirees aboard a vintage Reading bus from 1935 to resemble the...

UK Coach Rally organisers’ service recognised

Ann and Paul Cousins, organisers of the UK Coach Rally for 26 years, have been recognised for their efforts by a group of operators...

When fares were supposed to be fair

I bought something the other day that cost £4.05 and to be helpful I gave the shop assistant a £5 note plus 5p, expecting...

Plaxton gathering at Kendal

A gathering of Plaxton coaches we held on Sunday (19 November) to celebrate 110 years of Plaxton. In total nine Supremes (on AEC Reliance, Volvo...

Leyland Comet among classics at Spanish show

A British manufacturer was represented at last week’s FIAA show in the form of a superbly-restored Leyland Comet with Valencia-built Xativa bodywork. Built in 1949...

Double-deck disaster: Englishmen in New York

British manufacturers see great success in overseas markets, including North America. But it hasn’t always been that way, and four decades ago the continent’s...

BRT and zero-emission funding for H2S among Scotland plans

Bus rapid transit (BRT) in the three largest city regions of Scotland and an extension of existing zero-emission bus funding criteria to capture vehicles...