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AUGUST JOURNAL
 
Highlights in this edition :-

As normal the start of the new school year brings many changes to bus services – we have full details of the Stagecoach, Brighton & Hove and Compass Bus timetable alterations

Brighton & Hove take on loan from Wrightbus a StreetLite Max DF

Changes arising from the first switch over of the traffic in the Valley Gardens, Brighton

Compass Bus buys four single-deck buses from Seaford and District Motor Services

First Hampshire & Dorset acquires seven StreetLite Max DF from First South Yorkshire

The Big Lemon takes delivery of its fourth new all-electric Optare Solo

£3.8 million has been spent to improve access for bus passengers at Gatwick Airport

Seaford and District Motor Services buys three more Volvo B10BLE / Wright Renown saloons

We have reports on the Tinker’s Park Bus Rally, Seaford and District’s charity running day and the SEC’s Evening Mystery Tour

This 52 page edition with seven topical colour photographs was put into the post on Friday 6th September.

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NEW AND RECENT SEC PUBLICATIONS

The following new publications are now available. For details of how to purchase them by post please see our publications page. 
 
Brighton Hove & District Fleet History Part 12 - 1969-1971 Southdown-Owned but Red and Cream - vehicles numbered from 2093 to 2127 and 2211 to 2213 (published October 2018)

NEW: 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

NEW: 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

 
NEW: 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.152 (Published May 2019)
 

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