Sunday, May 22, 2022

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...

Historic Commer Karrier returned from the brink

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

First Potteries celebrates deregulation’s 30 years

Two heritage repaints as North Staffordshire operation marks three decades since bus deregulation First Potteries began the celebrations of 30 years since deregulation with an...

NCT Celebrates South Notts 90th Birthday

South Notts’ 90th birthday and the company’s long association with Gotham will be celebrated by present owner, Nottingham City Transport, on Sunday (18 September)...

Midland Classic to celebrate Stevenson’s 90th

To celebrate what would have been the 90th anniversary of Stevenson’s of Uttoxeter, Burton-upon-Trent operator Midland Classic is running additional journeys on service 401,...

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...

Showbus coming to Donnington Park this year

Showbus, the world’s biggest coach amd bus display show, will be held at Donington Park for the first time on Sunday 25 September. The event,...

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...