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Birmingham drivers take on Europe By David Cole -

Birmingham drivers take on Europe

Back in 2012, organiser Wieland Stumpf staged the first-ever European tram driver championship (TRAM EM) to mark the 140-year...

Enviro400H – now with ultra-capacitors By David Cole -

Enviro400H – now with ultra-capacitors

Almost ten years ago, the first double-deck hybrid vehicles developed by ADL in partnership with BAE Systems to TfL specification...

Tempting Tourliner By David Cole -

Tempting Tourliner

Hawkes Tours has the honour of being the first operator to place an order for an individually-specified new Neoplan Tourliner,...

Horseman Coaches raising the bar By David Cole -

Horseman Coaches raising the bar

Were it not for the unmistakable flying horse logo on the tower, it would be easy to mistake Horseman Coaches’ Reading depot...

ADL meets the press By David Cole -

ADL meets the press

ADL’s twice annual press briefing moved to their Scarborough plant for Summer 2017 in recognition of two significant...

Flying Higher By David Cole -

Flying Higher

Recent years have posed some challenges for Yorkshire Tiger, Arriva’s stand-alone operation in West Yorkshire. Fire, flood and...

Scottish Transport Summit 2017 By David Cole -

Scottish Transport Summit 2017

In the heritage Grand Central Hotel above Glasgow’s Central Station, transport professionals across all modes gathered for the...

Ayats returns! By David Cole -

Ayats returns!

Recent years have brought mixed fortunes for Ayats in the UK but a revival of the brand is now underway with the establishment of...


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