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Products & Services
New buses from manufacturer VDL have achieved claimed significant additional weight savings which reduce fuel consumption, so cutting costs and... continue
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Cover Story
Daniel Wright
It is a win-win situation when the engineering, commercial and marketing departments of passenger transport organisations can find common cause in... continue
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Environment Lead Story
Within 10 years, most of the world’s buses will be electric (mainly hybrids), industry consultant Dr Peter Harrop told New Transit’s... continue
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Environment Lead Story
Continuing economic uncertainty and spending restraints have depressed the UK bus vehicle market, but the industry has had one bright spot from the... continue
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Cover Story Detail
Anyone who had doubts about the potential significance of electric power for the future of bus transport would have had them dispelled by attending... continue
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Reflections
Whilst London develops a somewhat unique new bus , the EU-wide European Bus System of the Future project is beginning to bear fruit in the quest for... continue
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People
Jorma Halonen has joined the Board of Optare as a non-executive director. Halonen, former chairman of Volvo Bus Corporation, is to replace David... continue
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BRT Report
John Austin
A few years ago I was awarded a Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship to visit Australia and the Far East to study aspects of public... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport has announced how its £46m Green Bus Fund has been distributed. The fund will result in 542 new hybrid and... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport has announced how its £46m Green Bus Fund has been distributed. The fund will result in 542 new hybrid and... continue
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Bus News
Arriva has placed £70m of orders for its UK bus business which will see more than 400 new buses come into service during 2011. Seventy vehicles... continue
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Bus News
Edinburgh-based municipal bus operator Lothian Buses has announced a major 60 vehicle order for new buses from Wrightbus and Volvo. The deal is... continue
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Rail News
The number of passengers using the North's rail system is set to soar over the next ten and twenty years, according to a new report published by... continue
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People
A team of ladies from the Scottish bus industry has raised more than £7,000 for a rescue centre for girls in Kenya. The four ladies and their... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has confirmed details of orders for around 340 buses and coaches worth nearly £50m. The latest orders by the Perth-based transport... continue
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World Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
Bus operators have often pondered the conundrum of reducing bus stop dwell times in order to speed up their networks, but a research project... 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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Environment Lead Story
Robert Jack
A group of employees from Volvo in Gothenburg, Sweden, have been taking part in a project in which a personal CO2 “pedometer” has kept a... continue
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In brief
Ballymena-based bus manufacturer Wrightbus has announced that it has won a new £11m order for 57 Wrightbus Gemini 2 vehicles on VDL chassis... continue
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