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Stagecoach South receives new Enviro200 MMCs for Portsmouth service 23

Stagecoach South acquires six Transbus Tridents from London, for spares

Details of Stagecoach South’s Goodwood Revival operation

East Kent acquires two Wrightbus bodied Volvo B9TLs from Fife Scottish

More Brighton & Hove articulated buses gain colourful over-all displays

Brighton & Hove begin re-branding buses pending arrival of new StreetDecks

Compass Bus lose tendered services in the Brighton area, but gain others in Surrey

First Hampshire & Dorset acquire nearly-new buses from Beeline for Weymouth

Full details of changes to the Brighton & Hove City Council tendered services

The Big Lemon is ten years old and gains eight new routes - we have details of these routes and temporary vehicle loans pending arrival of Enviro200s


This 56 page bumper edition has fifteen topical colour photographs, with selections of pictures covering the Seaford and District Running Day, an eventful September in Brighton, and Stagecoach South's operation of historic vehicles for Goodwood Revival.

This edition is now being printed and should be with members around the middle of the second week in October



The following new publications are now available. For details of how to purchase them by post please see our publications page. 
Sussex Independents 2017 - A guide to the fleets and services of Compass Travel and the smaller independents who operate regular bus services, including four pages of photographs and a colour cover. THIS BOOK IS CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE. A REPRINT HAS BEEN ORDERED AND A FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT WILL APPEAR HERE WHEN ORDERS CAN BE ACCEPTED.
Southdown Fleet History Part 28 - 1963 - The First Long Leopard Buses Details of the affairs of the Company in 1963 and descriptions of the 64 new vehicles added to the Southdown Fleet. Includes 8 colour photographs within its 64 pages.
Southdown Enthusiasts Club Fleet Book 2017 updated to April 2017 showing the current fleets of Stagecoach South, Stagecoach South East, Brighton & Hove and First Hampshire & Dorset
NEW: Miscellany edition no. 141 (Published July 2017)
Working Together - A detailed look at the Heathfield Pool Services 1957-1971 (published February 2017)