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Latest Issue: September 2015 - Issue 726

SPECIAL FEATURES

KEEPING LONDON MOVING
We ride buses during the July tube strike

AN AFFORDABLE HYBRID?
A UK company challenges the need for batteries

HYBRIDS GO MAINSTREAM
Why Lothian promotes them as a standard bus

QUAYLINK GOES COMMERCIAL
Go North East saves Nexus riverside routes

BOWING OUT IN WALES
Retirement thoughts of the Stagecoach MD

ON THE COACH ROADS OF BRITAIN
David Jenkins makes his own English journeys

RE-TENDERING IN EAST CHESHIRE
Developments around Crewe and Nantwich

REGULARS

COMMENT
Into the unknown

NEWS
Franchising agreed for Cornwall; First quits Devon and sells to Stagecoach; Alexander Dennis teams up with BYD; lowheight StreetDecks for Oxford; Transdev promotion for Alex Hornby

INSIDE TRACK
Rearrange the furniture

GLOBAL NEWS
Latest developments in Malta; the end of China Motor Bus; European coach competition heats up on more fronts; electric Solaris Urbinos for Berlin; expansion for Arriva

LOOK IN ON LONDON
New Routemaster battery problems; Abellio and Tower Transit gain two routes; Uno starts its first TfL contract; Sir Peter Hendy’s last day is spent in ceremonial style

MILLAR’S TALES
The Reliance Way is Oxford; the Midland arch in Leicester

PUBLICITY MATTERS
Life after the guide

PICTUREVIEW
A commercial diversion

VINTAGE FENTON FILE
A Plaxton-bodied Atkinson with Asian connections

YOU WRITE
The Buses Bill; Arriva in Hinckley and High Wycombe

PRESERVATION UPDATE
Thames Valley and Yelloway centenaries; LT Museum buys three Mike Sutcliffe Leylands; London Ailsa returns to Morley

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 the Atlantean and London trolleybuses plus a DVD

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