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Bus News
Months of industry speculation has been confirmed with the news that Australian investment bank Macquarie has put its London bus business up for... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Months of industry speculation has been confirmed with the news that Australian investment bank Macquarie has put its London bus business up for... continue
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Projects
The first of five zero-emission hydrogen hybrid Fuel Cell buses for Transport for London has commenced commissioning trials at the Millbrook Proving... continue
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End of the line
Whatever side of the political spectrum you are on, you can’t disagree that London mayor Boris Johnson’s appearances before the London... continue
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Letters
Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Dear Boris, We all accept that prior to the election political correctness had to rule and that election commitments had to be kept, however stupid... continue
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The Big Question
Alan Ponsford. Design Director, Capoco Design
Neither. The RM became an icon, but not during its glacial 11-year development. It remains a great design, but only the self-contained DBOM approach... continue
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The Big Question
Sharon Grant, Chair, London TravelWatch
Neither. We are concerned that it’ll cost far too much, both in terms of initial costs and operating costs. The open platform concerns us: it... continue
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The Big Question
Andrew Braddock, Independent Consultant
It would be unfair to describe the “Borismaster” as an Eyesore so it has to be an Icon - better still, a Monument. A monument to... continue
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The Big Question
Ray Stenning, Best Impressions
The old Routemaster’s long service life turned it into a legend. But was it a good piece of design? In its day probably yes, but not in every... continue
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The Big Question
Leon Daniels, Customer Service and Communications Director UK Bus, FirstGroup
Purpose-built buses for London have a history of success and cost-effectiveness. The new one certainly is impressive and has all the hallmarks of... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
The final design of the New Bus for London was last month unveiled by London mayor Boris Johnson and transport commissioner Peter Hendy. The bus will... continue
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Bus News
The final design of the New Bus for London was today (Monday) unveiled by London mayor Boris Johnson and transport commissioner Peter Hendy. The... continue
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People
Andrew Garnett
London mayor Boris Johnson and a number of London business leaders have today called for any incoming government administration to protect funding... continue
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End of the line
While some of London’s fleet of withdrawn bendy buses are enjoying gentle retirements in the seaside resorts of the south coast of England, the... continue
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Inside View
Brainstorm from team at Colin Buchanon
London’s transport system is, depending on your point of view, either world class or an embarrassment. However, in this new age of austerity,... continue
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Business Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Many within the bus industry have been critical about how heavy the current generation of vehicles are. Although technology in the car industry has... continue
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Bus News
Go Ahead subsidiary Brighton & Hove has introduced four former London bendy buses on its Metro 25 route linking Hove with the city’s two... continue
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Cover Story
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Projects
Costs for London mayor Boris Johnson’s New Bus for London project have risen to over £10m according to figures contained within a recent... continue
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