Historic Commer Karrier returned from the brink

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Bringing unrestored commercial vehicles back from the brink has long been a specialty of Kenny and Ray Walsh, but there was a little more...

Leyland Comet among classics at Spanish show

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The 1949 Xativa-bodied Leyland Comet seats 22 and it is 9.5m long A British manufacturer was represented at last week’s FIAA show in the form...

Heritage: Setting trends 30 years ago

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As the forerunner to one of the London coaching industry's biggest names, Wahl Coaches was a trendsetter. It ran a large fleet of Mercedes-Benz...

Midland Classic to celebrate Stevenson’s 90th

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Midland Classic will pay tribute to East Staffs’ bus heritage on Sunday To celebrate what would have been the 90th anniversary of Stevenson’s of Uttoxeter,...

UK Coach Rally organisers’ service recognised

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Paul and Ann Cousins were recognised for organising the UK Coach Rally Ann and Paul Cousins, organisers of the UK Coach Rally for 26 years,...

First Potteries celebrates deregulation’s 30 years

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Two heritage repaints as North Staffordshire operation marks three decades since bus deregulation One heritage repaint carries PMT interurban livery dating from 1989 First Potteries began...

Plaxton gathering at Kendal

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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...

When fares were supposed to be fair

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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...

Good week

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Southampton-based Bluestar – which began life as Solent Blue Line in the years following deregulation – celebrated 30 years on Sunday. A display of...
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Reading Buses celebrates centenary

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In celebration of its centenary Reading Buses hosted civic dignitaries, current employees and retirees aboard a vintage Reading bus from 1935 to resemble the...
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Spitting at bus drivers being tackled in West Midlands

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People caught spitting at a bus drivers or passengers in the West Midlands are increasingly likely to face jail sentences thanks to work by...
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Obituary – Douglas Bailey MBE

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The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) has announced the death of Douglas Bailey MBE, one of its longest serving council members. Douglas...
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CBSSG Restart funding details revealed by DfT

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined the terms and conditions of its £254m COVID-19 Bus Service Support Grant (CBSSG) Restart package. CBSSG Restart will...
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