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Jun 2020

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27 JUN 2020

A CT Plus route 95 bus

Services to return to normal
CT Plus, which runs the buses on Guernsey — the second largest island in the Channel Islands group — will have services back to normal from Monday 29th June.

26 JUN 2020

One of the buses following the crash

Man guilty of bus death crash
A man has admitted killing a bus driver and injuring seven other people in a crash in Orpington, Greater London.

25 JUN 2020

Colmore Row in Snow Hill, Birmingham

Man dies on double-decker
A man has died on a bus in the West Midlands and another unresponsive man on the top deck has been hospitalised.

19 JUN 2020

The abandoned bus in Alaska

Bus removed from wilderness
A helicopter in the US has removed an abandoned bus — featured in the film Into the Wild — after increasing numbers of tourists got into difficulties visiting it.

18 JUN 2020

Alasdair Messenger

Private trip for ‘bus lover’
A man with special needs that ‘loves’ buses was surprised with his own private journey in Suffolk after 14 weeks shielding at home due to coronavirus.

Woman wearing a face mask

Compulsory masks on way
The widespread wearing of face coverings for travellers is to become compulsory in Scotland.

16 JUN 2020

The bus shelter in Caddington

Disused bus shelter saved
A council has reversed a decision to demolish a disused bus shelter in Bedfordshire after villagers voted overwhelmingly to save it.

11 JUN 2020

A ‘chemo bus’ in Cornwall

Buses to host chemotherapy
Cancer patients will receive chemotherapy on buses under an NHS (National Health Service) plan to boost treatment during the pandemic.

10 JUN 2020

Woman wearing a face mask

Mask bus plan not ready
Plans to force passengers to wear masks on public transport were descending into chaos as it emerged officials have yet to decide how to enforce the rule.

08 JUN 2020

Man using smartphone on bus

Go-Ahead to launch new bus app
The Go-Ahead travel group is launching an app to help passengers avoid busy buses.

05 JUN 2020

Two double-deckers in London

Free face masks on London buses
Passengers using public transport in the capital are to receive free face coverings.

Clydebank bus terminus

Sexual assault at bus terminus
A man sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy who was waiting at a bus terminus in West Dunbartonshire, west-central Scotland.

04 JUN 2020

Woman wearing a face mask

Mandatory face coverings on way
Wearing face coverings will be compulsory on public transport in England from Monday 15th June, the Secretary of State for Transport has said.

02 JUN 2020

Martin Henderson

Man admits to bus stop death
A speeding driver has admitted causing the death of a man waiting for a bus at a stop in Aberdeenshire, northeastern Scotland.


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