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Highlights in this edition :-

Stagecoach South acquires three Optare Solos from Stagecoach West.

Numerous vehicle re-allocations for Stagecoach South, with a large number of older vehicles being sold.

Stagecoach South revises fare and ticket prices.

Details of Stagecoach South's six new Hampshire services, previously run by Wheeler's Travel or Mervyn's Coaches.

Stagecoach South East acquires another coach for use on the M2 service.

Allocations for Stagecoach South East's new driver trainer Dart SLFs.

Brighton & Hove relaunch its two Brighton & Hove Albion FC display buses.

Brighton & Hove also have a new advertisement bus for the Oat-Ly! milk-free drink.

Brighton & Hove increase some fares, but freeze or reduce others.

Brighton & Hove passenger numbers buoyant at nearly 50 million in 2018-19.

Brighton & Hove City Council to consider moves towards a ‘car-free’ city centre.

Compass Bus fleet changes recorded.

Full details of First Hampshire & Dorset Enviro200s for ‘The Star’ services catalogued.

Due to road works mini-buses run again briefly in Portsmouth.

Go-Ahead to deploy more Air Cleaning Filter buses (including in Brighton and Crawley).

We have the latest news from Cuckmere Buses.

Heritage Travel closed down and Worthing Coaches takes over the outstanding contracts.

This 44 page edition with three topical colour photographs has now been distributed.




The following new publications are now available. For details of how to purchase them by post please see our publications page. 
NEW: Brighton Hove & District Fleet History Part 13 - 1971-1974 Vehicles in Southdown/NBC livery with Southdown--B-H&D Fleet Name (published October 2019)

Southdown Enthusiasts Club Fleet Book 2019 updated to May 2019 showing the current fleets of Stagecoach South, Stagecoach South East, Brighton & Hove and First Hampshire & Dorset

Sussex Independents 2019 updated to May 2019 showing the fleets of Compass Bus and other smaller operators in Sussex, together with details of routes that these companies operate

Fleet and Routes 1939 showing the Southdown fleet and routes operated in 1939. This is a completely revised version of the book first published in 1974 including research undertaken for the SEC Southdown Fleet History series.
NEW: Miscellany edition no.154(Published September 2019)