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Highlights in this edition :-

A number of decorated Santa buses are operating throughout the Stagecoach area – we have the details. 

Stagecoach South gain five Hampshire County Council contracted services in the Basingstoke area.

Sir Brian Souter is to retire as Stagecoach Group Chairman on 31st December.

Brighton & Hove launch a new display bus for the Brighton Housing Trust.

We list short biographical details of the people behind the names carried on the thirty new Brighton & Hove Enviro400ERs.

A Brighton bus shelter wins an award.

Delivery has now started of the 24 new buses for the First Hampshire & Dorset ‘The Star’ services 7/8.

This 32 page edition with three topical colour photographs is now being printed.                    It is likely to be put into the post during the very last days of December.




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)