Buses - November 2018

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SPECIAL FEATURES

TIME TO GLIDE
Bus rapid transit arrives in Belfast

ELECTRICS SURGE AHEAD
Latest models launched at Hannover and Berlin shows show a move away from diesels

BRITAIN’S BREATHING SPACES
Bob Hind visits the South Downs and New Forest

SHOWBUS
Highlights from the UK’s biggest bus rally

ON A MISSION
Go-Ahead starts operating in Dublin

REGULARS

COMMENT
A matter of duty

NEWS
Reading Transport and National Express takeovers; Avon Buses closes; fares war in Guildford; Stagecoach runs to Widnes; Wrightbus wins Hong Kong orders; Delaine running day; Bluestar’s clean air bus; new boss for East Yorkshire; death of Glasgow trolleybus expert Brian Deans

INSIDE TRACK
Passion play — people who care

GLOBAL NEWS
Souter Investments sells Finland’s Onnibus.com; Daimler and Proterra in schoolbus tie-up; Swiss PostAuto tries another electric from VDL Bus

LOOK IN ON LONDON
Full list of planned central London route cuts; latest tendered service announcements; surprise appearance by XF1 on tube strike specials

MILLAR’S TALES
Freud sits by a French bus stop; canal-side flags; a Manchester tribute to its Standard Atlanteans

SUBSCRIPTION OFFER
Save money and have your favourite magazine sent straight to your own address

ALL CHANGE
Contrasting scenes from King’s Lynn

FENTON FILE
The only two-door Wright Meridian

YOU WRITE
Why driver complaints about managers need to be heeded; drawbacks of Bristol guided busway; the logic behind London’s remaining headstops … and tailstops; London Buses’ tri-axle Metroliners

PRESERVATION UPDATE
Highlights of recent rallies and running days

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 London, Lothian, York, Ireland, Switzerland and Hong Kong; three new models and an Imberbus souvenir DVD