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JANUARY 2019

31 Jan 2019

Jeremy Corbyn

Bus no-show for Corbyn
Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn (b. 1949), was forced to take a car to a talk about bus service cuts after the bus he was waiting for in Nottinghamshire failed to show up.

30 Jan 2019

Beach Bus

People using the bus less
Official figures show that the number of bus journeys taken in Great Britain fell by more than 90 million in one year.

29 Jan 2019

Sian Ellis

Bus crash victim a teenager
Police have confirmed that the pedestrian hit and killed by a bus in Leicestershire was a teenage girl.


Damaged Bus

Bus roof ripped off in crash
A double-decker school bus had its roof ripped off when it hit a railway bridge in North Yorkshire.

28 Jan 2019

Bus Depot Fire

Arson attack at bus depot
An arson attack at a bus depot in Sandwell, West Midlands, caused more than £200,000 worth of damage, police have said.


Meadow Lane

Pedestrian hit by bus dies
A bus has struck and killed a pedestrian on Meadow Lane in Coalville, Leicestershire, police have said.


Bus Crash

Teen charged over bus crash
Police have charged an 18-year-old man after a bus crashed into a house in Nottinghamshire following a collision with a car.


Bus Crash

Bus crash teenagers released
Police have released three teenagers arrested after a bus crashed into a building in Nottinghamshire.

27 Jan 2019

Bus Collision

Man knocked down and killed by bus
A bus has knocked down and killed an 87-year-old man in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.


Bus Crash

Bus hits house following collision
Police have arrested four teenagers after a bus crashed into a house in Nottinghamshire following a collision with a Ford Fiesta.

24 Jan 2019

Stephenson Way

School bus hits four children
A school bus hit four children in Northamptonshire whilst they were waiting to be picked up, police have said.

21 Jan 2019

Greater Manchester

Council tax rise to fund bus pass
Greater Manchester residents are to see an increase in council tax to fund free bus travel for 16 – 18-year-olds, the region’s mayor has announced.

18 Jan 2019

Bus on Fire

Bus fire leads to passenger evacuation
A bus driver had to evacuate passengers from his vehicle on the Isle of Man after a suspected engine fault caused it to catch fire.

17 Jan 2019

Winchester Bus Station

Bus trial to improve air quality
Steve Brine MP recently met with Cllr Jan Warwick and Bluestar managing director, Andrew Wickham, to learn more about a trial air-filtering bus.

12 Jan 2019

Stagecoach Bus

Bus driver killed in crash
A bus crash in the Scottish Highlands has claimed the life of the driver and seriously injured three others.

11 Jan 2019

Overturned Bus

Tourists killed in bus crash
A bus crash in eastern Cuba has left at least seven people dead — including four foreigners — and dozens injured, local media say.

08 Jan 2019

Crash Scene

Two people die in bus and car crash
Two people have died and four others sustained injuries when a bus crashed into a car and went down an embankment in West Lothian, central Scotland.

06 Jan 2019

Metrobus Vehicle

New Metrobus route launched
A bus operator has launched a new Metrobus route in Bristol, linking the north and south of the city.

04 Jan 2019

Homeless Bus

Bus for homeless may have to move
A council could force a bus — used as a homeless shelter in Gloucestershire — to move, after the vehicle received two parking tickets in a week.

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