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Highlights in this edition :-

Stagecoach South route revisions in Hampshire during March and April

Reading Buses to take over the part of Stagecoach service 7 (Aldershot - Reading)

Stagecoach South to operate services for University of Surrey in Guildford

Stagecoach East Kent increases its fares and some ticket prices

Brighton & Hove take an Enviro400 MMC on loan from Go South Coast in exchange for a ‘Route 7’ Wrightbus StreetDeck being trialled in Southampton

Compass Bus acquire more vehicles from Seaford & District

Emsworth & District to cease operating the majority of its bus services from April

Renown Transport is in the process of replacing much of its fleet

For 2018 Seaford & District has a dozen ‘Class 6’ vehicles in its Heritage fleet

Editorial work on this 44 page edition with three topical colour photographs has now been completed, and it is now being printed.

 Members are likely to receive it through the post around the middle of week commencing 5th March.

Saturday 26th May
On the above date Paul Llewellyn has arranged a tour with former Southdown Leyland Nationals
PCD 80R (from Crowborough and Uckfield) plus
YCD 75T (from Worthing) covering the route of the former 799 service from Brighton to Eastbourne, Hastings and Rye (where there will be a lunch break), then back to Hastings and onward to Hailsham via Bexhill, Ninfield and Herstmonceux along the 98 route.
Details can be found from the link below :-  
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 10 - 1959-1962 The First Lodekkas - vehicles numbered from 1 to 50 (published October 2017)

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.143 (Published November 2017)