Heritage: Setting trends 30 years ago

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...

Leyland Comet among classics at Spanish show

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...

Midland Classic to celebrate Stevenson’s 90th

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,...

Marketing in simpler times

The world of marketing has changed dramatically since the days when destination blinds could be unintelligible to all but the most local-savvy of passengers,...

Stagecoach charity buses a hit

Three Stagecoach buses, all carrying branding for charities, provided a shuttle service between central Peterborough and the Peterborough Bus Rally at Sacrewell, where 60...

First marks Midland Red Birmingham to Worcester centenary

First Wyvern is celebrating the centenary of Midland Red service 144 which linked Birmingham with Worcester and Great Malvern. Two of its buses based at...

NCT stages heritage day

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) is staging a Heritage Day on Monday 4 July from 1000-1600hrs in Nottingham’s Old Market Square. The day is to...

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...

Webbs of Armscote buys back its first new coach

Family-owned haulage and coach-hire company, Webbs of Armscote, Warwickshire, has bought back the first new coach it ever owned, with financial support from Lloyds...

UK Coach Rally organisers’ service recognised

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,...
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