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Latest Issue: February 2016 - Issue 731

SPECIAL FEATURES

BRIDGING THE GAP
Stagecoach steps in when Forth crossing closes

RED BUS ROVING WEST OF THE TAMAR
David Jenkins rides Plymouth Citybus into Cornwall

THE BUSES IN MAJORCA
They don’t always come like when they oughta

NEW CHANCES TO GET IT RIGHT
Andrew Braddock argues for integration

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Stephen Morris considers the legacy of deregulation

REGULARS

COMMENT
More disruption ahead?

NEWS
Winter storms; clean bus money; First expands in Cornwall; Optare MetroDecker into service First’s busway interior for Greater Manchester; Scania reveals its gas double-decker

INSIDE TRACK
Getting to know you

GLOBAL NEWS
Uber launches fixed-route service in two North American cities; Frankfurt tries double-decker; Dutch province sets a date for 100% electrification; Hong Kong landmark

LOOK IN ON LONDON
Latest new contracts — who wins what?; Van Hool confirms hydrogen order; short New Routemaster coming; ‘real’ Routemasters (and RTs) back on the 159

MILLAR’S TALES
Could this be the biggest ever bus queue? Swiss trolleybus with a gigantic chocolate conductor

HALFCABS ETCETERA
Routemaster in Sri Lanka; Atlantean café in Leeds

SERVICE EXTRA
An excellent excursion

PICTUREVIEW
Gold standard Solo — from T. W. Moore

IDENTITY PARADE
OK is okay again

VINTAGE FENTON FILE
One of the last products of Tilling-Stevens

YOU WRITE
Who owns a bus service? When councils do not understand buses. More thoughts on scenic rides

PRESERVATION UPDATE
The New Year’s Day Icebreaker event in Newbury

FLEET NEWS ENGLAND & WALES
Compiled by John G. Lidstone

FLEET NEWS SCOTLAND
Compiled by Sandy Macdonald

FLEET NEWS IRELAND
Compiled by Paul Savage and Ian Molloy

REVIEWS
Books on Scenicruisers, Blackpool and London, plus two DVDs

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