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The website is normally updated weekly. This page lists the latest updates from January 2002. The most recent updates are listed first - you can check out what's new since your last visit.

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December 29th
An end of year tour of our 2002 photos to see what may appear on the site in the future.
Chester City gallery update.
December 22nd
New Arriva Shires singledeckers in Arriva livery gallery.
Plus an update to our other Arriva Shires pictures: Coaches, Doubledecks, Doubledecks in Arriva livery, Singledeckers and Minibuses.
EFE Manchester model update.
Improved images for EFE releases in December 2002 and January 2003.
December 15th
New First Manchester 'orange' gallery together with a selection of First Manchester buses in other colours, completing our update to First in Manchester pictures for now.
Also an update for our Barton gallery.
December 8th
EFE SHOWBUS International rally date for 2004 will be Sunday September 26th, following on from next year's Sunday September 28th.
New photo gallery for First Pioneer.
Photo update for Travel West Midlands' non Lynx singledecks.
Revision to the Ensignbus EFE Fleet Focus.
EFE releases for December 2002 and January 2003.
December 1st
More details on Gilbow's Miller Racing Car 1:8 scale working model.
Continuing our focus on the North West, which ties in with EFE's latest model launch, we have a new GMPTE gallery.
Also a major update to our First Manchester corporate liveried buses.
November 24th
Update on EFE latest releases.
A new First Pennine gallery for the north west.
A major update to Cardiff Bus to 9 pages featuring vehicles on display at the Cardiff Centenary Rally in July.
Our free Noticeboard has some updates this week
Improved links to Arriva's excellent timetable directory now on-line
PMP Transport Videos release two one hour videos of EFE SHOWBUS International 2002.
November 17th
Major revamp of our Red Rose gallery
Our new SELNEC gallery.
Improved images for the October EFE releases.
BUSES ON THE NET for December on line this week.
November 10th
New Virgin gallery featuring pictures from the UK and USA.
An update for our traditional Southdown photo collection.
Missing V-Line Dyson picture now in place!
November 3rd
Judge for yourself how rude Dell Computers are. No reply for 4 weeks.
Pictures from Dyson's of Melbourne.
Southdown EFE Fleet Focus update.
Warrington Borough Transport photo update.
October 27th
A new look to our International Gallery index page.
A complete revamp of our East Kent pictures with TEN extra pages including pictures of open top VRs in Chicago.
Plus our First Red Bus gallery update. EFE's August 1995 releases and details of next new casting.
October 20th
Furlongs Travel joins our UK Coach Hre directory.
EFE releases for October and improvments to the quality of the September pictures.
EFE East Kent Fleet Focus.
Xian doubledeckers in China.
Update to our Midland Fox pictures.
October 13th
First Midland Red updated gallery.
Our first pictures from Melbourne: Tullamarine Bus Lines.
VintageCoach.com joins the UK Coach Hire directory.
October 6th
Updated Motts Travel including our first 'second' gallery
Rushed through unchecked we hope we have just about completed our photo record of the biggest ever SHOWBUS. We welcome your observations to help confirm the list.
September 29th
More EFE SHOWBUS international 2002 photos.
Definitive EFE SHOWBUS international 2002 prize winners.
Maynes photo update.
Also check out our updated noticeboard
September 14th
Rally entries reach a record 400 more than a week before the rally.
EFE September releases including the Gold SHOWBUS Metroline RML - please note that the original pictures supplied for this list were not the usual quality and they will be upgraded later.
New for gallery for Limebourne, the former London bus operator.
Updates for Pavlovich Coachlines of New Zealand and Pete's Travel of the West Midlands.
Wise Coaches of Hailsham join the SHOWBUS UK Coach Hire Directory.
September 7th
ATVO, Italy and new Italian gallery index page.
Hedingham Omnibuses gallery update.
Rally entries reach 350 more than a week ahead of this time last year. A record 350+ will be listed in the Classic Bus full colour rally programme available for 2 on the day.
August 31st
Rally entries reach 300 a week ahead of this time last year, at least another hundred entries are expected before September 22nd.
Hedingham Omnibuses confirm operation of the WHITTLESFORD CONNECTION with 1974 Willowbrook bodied Leyland Leopard L84 (RGV284N) which first appeared at SHOWBUS at the Hillingdon Show back in the seventies.
A new gallery for Prestwood Travel of High Wycombe.
An update to our London DMS photo pages and an updated EFE DMS Model Focus.
Provisional Duxford Tours schedule.
August 26th
The rally entries reach 275 and anticipated rally numbers allocated.
Site map for 2002 now available showing display locations.
WHITTLESFORD CONNECTION - timetable for service linking Whittlesford WAGN Station with trains from Stansted, Cambridge and London to the Museum and Showbus with buses provided by Hedingham Omnibus.
Update to information for visitors.
August 24th
We are pleased to announce that the Transbus Enviro 500 doubledecker will be at EFE SHOWBUS International this year. The gold painted bus destined for KMB in Hong Kong will also take part in the Gold Run from Cambridge to Duxford. To celebrate we are adding the KMB champagne gold bus gallery to the website this week.
We welcome Marshalls of Leighton Buzzard and Stage Star (Splitter Buses) to the UK Coach Hire Directory this week.
EFE August releases were placed on line this week.
EFE future releases update.
BUSES ON THE NET for August was placed on line this week.
An update to the West Midlands PTE gallery is now available.
The rally entries top 250.

August 17th
Update to London's colourful T-class Titan photos.
New gallery of coaches from Italy.
Celebrate Bournemouth's centenary with our updated Yellow Buses gallery.
New gallery for Burtons of Haverhill part of the Status Group.
Update to Thames Transit photos.
New gallery with pictures of the Sarbus Group from Barcelona, Spain
Update to London tour operator Big Bus gallery.
July 18th
EFE's July releases: Barton PD1, BA Panorama Elite, A1 Atlantean, Todmorden BET, TWM Volvo/Wright and Southdown open top VR.
New Norfolk Green gallery.
Universitybus gallery revamp.
July 13th
A gallery of Phuket Jitney photos.
TWM Lynxes gallery update.
Is this bus coming to SHOWBUS? The Dutch team are planning to bring it over.
July 7th
Stallholders booking form now finally on-line.
Check our the list of Stallholders booked in so far.
The London ST & STL gallery.
Updated London RF gallery pages.
EFE Model Focus - the RF.
June 30th
Well up on last year EFE SHOWBUS International entries reach 150, rally number 1 has been allocated to the first First gold bus to enter the rally, and this should lead the Gold Run to Duxford on the Sunday morning.
Mars Celebrations Mars Celebrations join the EFE SHOWBUS International sponsors with a special packet of "Celebrations" for each rally entrant.
Arriva North West updates and addenda.
Merseyside updates and addenda.
New feature gallery for National Express.
June 23rd
New galleries for New World First Bus Centroliners
TWM non-Metrobus deckers gallery update.
July 'Buses on the Web' listings.
More information on the Showbus Jubilee GOLD RUN.
June 16th
United Counties updated and revised into a 12 page gallery.
A new gallery for Central SMT.
Colour pictures of EFE's 1938 tube stock models.
Lever's Coaches joins the UK Coach Hire Directory.
June 9th
EViL buses in London - London General gallery update.
New gallery for Beuk Touring of Holland.
News of EFE future releases including Golden Jubilee buses.
June 2nd
EFE SHOWBUS International entries top 100, two weeks earlier than last year.
Check out the Excursions to SHOWBUS
Tigers and Hinos! Punchbowl Bus Company from Punchbowl a Sydney suburb - a new gallery from Down Under!
New! EFE's May & June releases - the first Titan.
London's First Citaros, gold RML and AV1 red bendi in First London update.
Noticeboard update A look back at EFE's August 1995 releases postponed.
May 26th
Could this coach really be coming to SHOWBUS?
New gallery for Kinchbus with major updates for Trent and Barton.
EFE releases July 1995.
May 21st
Hedingham Omnibuses have offered to support the bus service between Whittlesford and Duxford with their Gt Yarmouth Titan or their 1974 Leopard/Willowbrook.
New Fiji gallery index page - correct this time!
To make up for the delay, a complete revamp of our Reading photos with new galleries for Reading Corporation, Reading Transport, Readibus, Reading Nighttrack/Daytrack/Fasttrack and an update to the Reading Buses gallery. All in all 22 pages of Reading buses!
EFE SHOWBUS International Entry List updated.
May 12th
Timetable Directory update featuring new Stagecoach and Wilts & Dorset on-line timetables amongst others.
New Gallery for former London Country vehicles.
Updates for Reading Londonline, Reading Goldline and WSMT.
May 6th
Update of the entry list today.
May 5th
Wallace Arnold confirm support of EFE SHOWBUS International with the provision of their Ailsa doubledeck as Rally Control.
Lutonian Fleetlist.
Update to EFE links page for buying models on line.
New gallery for Lautoka General of Fiji.
Separated and enlarged galleries for Brighton, Hove & District and Brighton & Hove.
April 28th
New gallery for Jaguar of Waiheke in New Zealand.
New look NZ index page with weblinks.
Update for Bristol Omnibus pages.
Showbus entries top 50 already.
April 21st
Redwing Coaches photos - at last!
Updated Bus Eireann pictures.
"BUSES on the NET" weblinks for May.
Release updates for EFE models, with detail of the new Tube trains.
April 14th
Showbus entries surge well into double figures.
New gallery for Interline of Sydney.
Southend gallery update. Diplomat Travel joins UK Coach Hire Directory.
April 7th
New gallery for Ribble
Update to Charlton Services photos.
New Portugese section in our international gallery puts the picture right on our April 1st gag!
March 31st
Transbus Dennis agree to sponsor Golden Jubilee souvenir rally plaques for all entrants.
EFE April releases - delays occasioned by Chinese New Year celebrations and stormy seas affecting shipping.
New to the China gallery 'First' Bei Jing(!)
Updates to Jan de Wit Autocars pictures from Holland.
The complete BUSES Museum Guide for 2002.
Arriva Neoplan Skyliners.
March 25th
On-line BUSES Rally Calendar and Museum Guide A-M.
Updated Guide Friday gallery and new gallery for Edinburgh Transport.
March 17th
confirms sponsorship for EFE SHOWBUS International 2002.
New look to our Home Page
First entries in EFE SHOWBUS International 2002
New gallery for New World First Bus ALX500 bodied doubldeckers with more to come.
Updated pages for Midland Red North and original BMMO.
March 10th
On-line EFE SHOWBUS International 2002 entry forms and information including classes of entry.
EFE releases June 1995.
New gallery for British Airways ground transport.
Update to Tantivy Motors gallery from Jersey.
March 3rd
New GO Transit, Ontario gallery and update to Eurolines.
February 24th
The Dutch return! Dutch enthusiasts plan a welcome second invasion of SHOWBUS - check out our pictures at the 2001 Amsterdam Bus museum Open Day to see what we might expect at EFE SHOWBUS International 2002.
EFE March releases.
News and pictures of EFE future castings and releases.
New gallery for East Yorkshire by Pete.
Updated Bristol Greyhound gallery.
Red Rose takes over Tring Town services from Seamarks/Dunn-Line.
February 17th
News of EFE future releases.
"BUSES on the NET" weblinks for March.
New gallery for Go-Gateshead
Updated pages for Reading Mainline, Reading Goldline and Newbury Buses.
February 10th
Strathtay Scottish gallery
London FRM update.
February 3rd
New Sydney Airport Express - and check out the Bus Australia enthusiast site from our Oz-links
Updated Cambus gallery, now 6 pages.
January 27th
EFE February releases.
Update to EFE Provincial Routemasters.
Update to First Northampton gallery.
New Tus-sal of Barcelona gallery.
January 20th
EFE January releases.
New Western SMT gallery
The South West Scotland and Northern England & Lakes gallery properly indexed for the first time.
Updated Wallace Arnold gallery.
January 13th
New gallery for Beijing city buses.
Updated Portsmouth City Transport pages.
Don't forget to check out our updated noticeboard - feel free to use it!

January 6th
Arriva in Yorkshire, some of Pete's pictures for a change.
Updated Lothian pages.

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