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Other Columnist
Philip Higgs, Associate Director, TAS Partnership
With the recent sale of Eastbourne Buses to Stagecoach, the number of municipal bus companies in the UK now stands at just 13. What does the future... continue
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Bus News
The first public trials along the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway took place today in a preview event that saw 500 local residents board busway vehicles... continue
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Stockwatch
Andrew Garnett
Well at last there is some good news. After a dismal performance in the last few months, all of our portfolio of transport stocks made significant... continue
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Opinion
Some things don’t change. A rival bus operator sets up in town offering a free bus service against an established incumbent, with allegations... continue
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In brief
Rotala subsidiary Diamond Bus has expanded its services into the Worcestershire town of Droitwich Spa in a novel partnership with local independent... continue
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In brief
Reading Transport has begun rebranding its interurban services outside Newbury and Reading with new ‘Vitality’ branding in a move that... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Mystery surrounds a bus company which last week announced that it would start running a free bus service in Perth after it was stripped of its... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Ministers urge Network Rail chiefs to give up £1m bonuses The Government is to put pressure on Network Rail to reduce or cancel bonuses of... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Bankfoot Buses in Perth ordered off the road after mimicking Stagecoach A bus firm which tried to mislead passengers by using a similar livery and... continue
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In brief
Meera Rambissoon
Drivers axed in bus firm collapse Troubled bus company A2Z Travel has gone into administration, leaving around 40 workers out of a job, it was ... continue
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Business Monitor
BUS operator East?London Bus and Coach Company suffered a 97% reduction in operating profits in the 48 weeks ended March 30 2008, according to their... continue
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Stockwatch
Once again it was another rocky fortnight on the markets for our portfolio of transport stocks with National Express struggling once again, but a... continue
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Letters to the Editor
Heather Clayton, Senior Director, Infrastructure and Knowledge Economy Group, Office of Fair Trading, London
Ben Colson’s point of view column (Transit March 20) contains a number of inaccurate statements. Mr Colson states that the “OFT justifies... continue
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In brief
EYMS Group introduced a further 10 new double deckers into its fleet late last month, the first part of an order for 20 Wrightbus-bodied Volvos,... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Council-owned bus operator Cardiff Bus has officially apologised for predatory behaviour against a competitor at a public inquiry convened by Welsh... continue
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In brief
Reading Transport subsidiary Newbury Buses is to relaunch its network in a move that will see seven new driver jobs created and the fleet size... continue
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Letters to the Editor
As a member company of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the former vice chairman CPT for the Welsh region, I am saddened by the view of... continue
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Bus News
Council leaders in east Lancashire have denied that they have made the decision to sell Rossendale Transport in a bid to raise cash. Local press... continue
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Business Monitor
The Derbyshire-based bus operator Wellglade, owner of the TrentBarton and Kinchbus operations, recorded increased operating and pre-tax profits... continue
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Stockwatch
It was another rocky fortnight on the markets with gains and losses in equal measure, however bus manufacturer Optare had a particularly tough time... continue
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