Editor’s Blog

So, why diesels?

Mark Self has dropped me a line, after reading our ULEZ/CAZ extravaganza, highlighting the machinations of operators over the route to Euro 6. Aiming leftfield, Mark points out that, while diesel cars now garner the kind of reaction once reserved for dog mess, their petrol equivalents are regarded as ‘clean,’ simply because NOx and particulate […]

Size matters

There is a rather tongue in cheek promotional campaign on many of Berlin’s buses at the moment, particularly the large batch of Scania Citywide articulated buses delivered to BVG over the last year or so. It takes the form of up to three line expressions in white block capitals applied to the window line. Some […]

All quiet on the 98

After visiting the VCS85 event, I took the opportunity to sample the BYD double deckers that Metroline are running on TfL route 98 from Holborn to Willesden. It’s a route of three parts; the whole length of the West End shopping experience on Oxford Street; Edgware Road, amajor arterial route and suburban streets from Kilburn […]


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