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Classic Bus Magazine

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A beautifully designed and intelligent magazine, packed with well-written articles – all superbly illustrated – about different aspects of bus and coach operation, the vehicles we learned to love or hate, interesting companies, people that shaped the industry, plus personal reminiscences and factual stories. Some are shamelessly nostalgic, some controversial, but every piece is written by people who have a lifelong devotion and unquenchable passion for this interest. Many writers are well-known figures in the industry, bringing a fresh perspective that keeps the magazine relevant to today’s readers.
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Aug/Sep 2024 (192) 50 years ago, Cleveland Transit came into being on Teesside; Chris Hall and Mark Wilson tell the tale. As electric buses are being introduced in Nottingham, David Astill, current managing director of Nottingham City Transport, delves into The Bus Archive to look at Nottingham’s earlier forays into electric traction. We also have more on ECW bus windscreens, this time on Bristol RE chassis, and Mike Fenton looks at more classic coachbuilders, this time with an Oldham connection. We spotlight a London Transport green Fleetline on red route 271 in Finsbury Square and another bus going under a different arch in Wiltshire to the one we featured last time – we’ll be back to real bridges soon! We visit Caernarfon again, and are also on tour in the Lake District, but hold on: this one’s near Sheffield…! We also also take a look at a fine Roe bodied AEC Regent leaning over in Doncaster, British buses in Denmark and some unusually configured bendybuses from Germany. Plus there’s our popular, lively and well-illustrated Forum section with topics ranging far and wide, and a look at some new books.


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50 years ago, Cleveland Transit came into being on Teesside; Chris Hall and Mark Wilson tell the tale. As electric buses are being introduced in Nottingham, David Astill, current managing director of Nottingham City Transport, delves into The Bus Archive to look at Nottingham’s earlier forays into electric traction. We also have more on ECW bus windscreens, this time on Bristol RE chassis, and Mike Fenton looks at more classic coachbuilders, this time with an Oldham connection.

We spotlight a London Transport green Fleetline on red route 271 in Finsbury Square and another bus going under a different arch in Wiltshire to the one we featured last time – we’ll be back to real bridges soon! We visit Caernarfon again, and are also on tour in the Lake District, but hold on: this one’s near Sheffield…!

We also also take a look at a fine Roe bodied AEC Regent leaning over in Doncaster, British buses in Denmark and some unusually configured bendybuses from Germany.

Plus there’s our popular, lively and well-illustrated Forum section with topics ranging far and wide, and a look at some new books.
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A beautifully designed and intelligent magazine, packed with well-written articles – all superbly illustrated – about different aspects of bus and coach operation, the vehicles we learned to love or hate, interesting companies, people that shaped the industry, plus personal reminiscences and factual stories. Some are shamelessly nostalgic, some controversial, but every piece is written by people who have a lifelong devotion and unquenchable passion for this interest. Many writers are well-known figures in the industry, bringing a fresh perspective that keeps the magazine relevant to today’s readers.

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Very impressed with the manner in which the magazine is presented as well as the written and picture content. Reviewed 05 March 2022

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beautifull stories and pictures. Reviewed 06 January 2021

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