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The website is normally updated weekly. This page lists the latest updates from January 2001. The most recent updates are listed first - you can check out what's new since your last visit.

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December 23rd
Two week Christmas bonanza site:
Exclusive pictures of the BMW doubledeck luxury coach!
First pictures in our Thailand gallery.
London First gallery with separate pages for Capital, Centrewest, Challenger, Orpington Buses, Tramlink, First London, First, Ealing Buses and Uxbridge Buses.
Update to the EFE RT models listing.
Central area, country area and prewar RTs in the RT gallery.
Swindon Utility competition closes on Dec 31st.
Improved images on late 97/early 98 EFE monthly release pages.
December 16th
New Gallery for Bullocks of Cheadle
Update to Kentish Bus gallery, showing latest EFE models.
Next "BUSES on the NET" weblinks for January.
EFE releases update.
December 9th
Initial details of EFE SHOWBUS International 2002, including the GOLD RUN.
EFE December releases.
Details of EFE future releases.
Update to EFE South Wales Fleet Focus
New page in our South Wales gallery.
New gallery for Stagecoach's Hong Kong Cityflyer operation.
New Hong Kong Gallery index page with weblinks.
December 2nd
EFE SHOWBUS International 2003 will be at Duxford on Sunday September 28th with the 2002 event on September 22nd as already announced.
First Uxbridge Buses gallery.
Update to EFE Southern Vectis Fleet Focus
Three new pages in our Southern Vectis photo gallery.
November 25th
A hint of our coming revamped First London gallery with pictures of artics on the 207.
Update to EFE RML Model Focus and our RML gallery.
November 18th
Major revamp of our Stagecoach London pictures with crewed Tridents on the 55.
New gallery for Frank E Thorpe of London.
'Buses on the Net' weblinks linked to the latest edition of BUSES magazine.
November 11th
SHOWBUS 2002 date announced
EFE presents the Golden Jubillee SHOWBUS International at Duxford on Sunday September 22nd 2002
Update to EFE Wilts & Dorset Fleet Focus and a new page to our Wilts & Dorset gallery, plus a separate Silver Star gallery.
November 4th
New gallery for Clarkes of London.
New gallery for Wear Buses.
New EFE win a model on-line competition.
October 28th
The UK Coach Hire Directory is updated, with free entries for all SHOWBUS exhibitors and a special welcome to Kingsbury Coaches of Martock.
New Go-Coastline gallery
EFE November and future releases.

October 21st
New gallery for Mayne's of Manchester.
'Buses on the Net' weblinks linked to the latest edition of BUSES magazine.
Final tweaks to the individual photos from EFE SHOWBUS International, we now have the best evidence of which buses were there.
October 14th
New gallery for Choice Travel, West Midlands.
Updates to our timetable index.
October 7th
More and more photos from EFE SHOWBUS International - final photos for Arriva, remaining London buses - and a few more - during the week.
Gallery hits 3500 photographs
Check out the latest additions on our notice board.
September 30th
Pictures of the buses at EFE SHOWBUS International
List of Showbus winners.
September 19/20th
Last pre-rally update with information for last minute entries with downloadable proforma.
Last update to the entry list.
Update gallery for Sovereign.
New gallery for Lautoka Bus Services, Fiji.
'Buses on the Net' weblinks linked to the latest edition of BUSES magazine.
Telford Coaches joins the UK Coach Hire Directory
September 16th
For the first time ever, sales stand space at Duxford is SOLD OUT
EFE SHOWBUS International entries reach 375
Bournemouth gallery update
New gallery for Beijing trolleybuses
Simonds Coach & Travel joins the UK Coach Hire Directory
September 13th
EFE SHOWBUS International entries top 350
Update to Chiltern Queens gallery
New gallery for Suntran, Tucson, Arizona.
September 9th
New Gallery for CMT, Liverpool.
Updates to Dutch Interliner pictures
EFE SHOWBUS International entries surge past 325

September 6th
EFE's details for EFE SHOWBUS International
EFE SHOWBUS International entries top 300
Update to the Bristol Omnibus gallery.
New gallery for Harris Park Transport, Sydney.
Update to EFE Manchester Fleet Focus.
September 2nd
Update to Worths gallery - see two of their vehicles at SHOWBUS.
Details of some excursions to EFE SHOWBUS International
New photo gallery for Pavorich operators of Urban Express in Auckland, New Zealand.
EFE releases for late August, September and early October.
Site map for EFE SHOWBUS International.
Expected allocation of buses on the Duxford Village Tours on September 23rd.
August 30th
Provisional Rally Numbers allocated to all SHOWBUS entrants.
Reduced price Advance Purchase Tickets for SHOWBUS rally entrants
Stagecoach's Beijing Citybus, the first entry in our China gallery
Update to Bristol Greyhound gallery.
August 26th
Vic Donaldson, MD of Marshalls, to present prizes at EFE SHOWBUS International
New EFE model competition to win this year's SHOWBUS model - Wilts & Dorset DMS.
Bibus of Brest. France, gallery.
Revised French index gallery.
Update to Crosville gallery.
August 23rd
Alder Valley gallery
Winner of EFE Thames Valley TD1 on-line competition announced
East Lancs join EFE SHOWBUS international sponsors
Updates to Greyhound Pioneer of Australia gallery - including Scania decker.
August 19th
'Buses on the Net' weblinks linked to the latest edition of BUSES magazine.
EFE SHOWBUS International entries surge to 250
Gallery for Warrington Borough Transport
Updates to London Marshall Darts and London RT galleries.
New look index page to USA gallery - with weblinks
Start of twice weekly updates as EFE SHOWBUS International nears.
August 11/12th
EFE SHOWBUS International entries top 200
New galleries for Hopkinsons of Sydney
and Connex
August 4/5th
Photos from Metro Bus, Los Angeles.
New gallery for Stagecoach Magic Bus.
July 26th
Update to Amsterdam Tram photos and Harris Bus gallery
2001 timetable for FREE bus from Cambridge to Duxford.
New gallery Metrobus of Orpington.
Pictures of EFE Special Subscriber offer - New World First Bus Neoplan Centroliner
July 22nd
'Buses on the Net' weblinks linked to the latest edition of BUSES magazine.
EFE July & early August releases.
Update to EFE future releases.
The First Group gallery.
Major update to MK Metro and a revision to our gallery introduction page as the gallery tops 3 000 pictures.
New gallery: Transit Australia's Sunbus in Cairns.
New look to our Australian Gallery index with weblinks.
July 15th
EFE SHOWBUS International entries top 150
Showbus visits the 2001 Amsterdam Bus Museum Open Day
Revision to our Dutch Gallery index page, with Dutch weblinks.
Update to First Capital pages
Update to London & Country webpage
Don't forget to check out our noticeboard - feel free to use it!
Don't forget to check out our white metal kits for sale - 1922 BMMO SOS charabanc just added to the list, but others selling out.
July 8th
Stallholders booked in for EFE SHOWBUS International - so far
Exclusive photos of many new EFE models.
Our second set of Spanish photos: Autocares Canals of Barcelona and a new format for our international gallery index pages, incorporating weblinks, starting with Spain.
New PMT gallery.
July 1st
Thanks to Wallace Arnold for offering their Ailsa as Rally Control again
A K Knacker & Sons of Fiji
Major update to our City of Nottingham gallery.
New EFE on-line competition
June 24th
EFE back on track with June & July releases
EFE future releases updated.
Updates to Amsterdam coach gallery and First Thamesway.
New: Original London Sightseeing Tour gallery.
June 17th
Details of EFE future releases.
'Buses on the net' July update
Update to First London Buslines gallery
Bovo Tours gallery
Arriva London 'cowhorns' gallery
June 10th
EFE SHOWBUS International entries top 100.
Heyfordian Travel Gallery
Eurolines gallery update.
Complete revamp of our Arriva Shires & Essex Gallery.
June 3rd
Stallholders entry form now on line
Jotus Models from Hong Kong to visit EFE SHOWBUS International.
Arriva Herts & Essex gallery update
New gallery for Howick & Eastern of Auckland, New Zealand.
May 27th
Winner and result of the EFE Dundee RT on line competition.
Pictures of Colchester Borough Transport
SIS, Barcelona, the first company in our new Spanish gallery.
May 20th
buses magazine Rally Calendar for 2001 - with latest update by Alan Millar.
buses magazine Museum Guide for 2001.
buses magazine on the Net June weblinks on line.
Arriva Southend update.
Dominion of Fiji gallery - Leylands & Albions!
May 13th
Horseman Coaches with Smiths of Reading
RET Rotterdam.
Revised Anglia 'Other operators' gallery.
Arriva North East, Northumbria and N Yorks on line timetables new to our directory..
May 6th
Australian 4x4 buses photos.
EFE Southern National Fleet Focus.
Update to Southern National and Southdown galleries.
Entries in EFE SHOWBUS International more than double.
April 29th
First affirm sponsorship for EFE SHOWBUS International
Entries in EFE SHOWBUS International surge into double figures even before entry forms go in the post! - look out for your entry form in the post this week.
Complete revamp of our Routemaster Gallery.
Sepang of Malaysia Gallery.
Entry F1 on our noticeboard with pics of american FLF.
April 22nd
Update to JMT gallery.
Frames Rickards gallery.
Buses on the Net weblinks for May.
Red Rose gallery update - with new Dart SLF.
More prizes and first entries in EFE SHOWBUS International.
New EFE RM Model Focus page.
EFE future models update.

April 15th
EFE announce EFE SHOWBUS International promotional model as Premier Travel STL - reserve yours now!
New EFE on-line competition.
EFE April and early May releases
EFE future models
Routemasters in Canada.
Redwing joins on line coach hire directory.
Updates to Stagecoach South.
Full set of Lutonian timetables now on line.
April 8th
Dennis sponsor the EFE SHOWBUS International rally plaques
Following recent sales, update to the White Metal Kits for sale on this site.
Webpages for Lutonian Bus Company.
Lutonian photos.
Webpages for Red Rose Travel updated.
EFE RCL Model Focus
New Zealand doubledecks - including Stagecoach.
Update to Hants & Dorset/Hampshire Bus gallery
April 1st
Plaxton rejoins the sponsors for EFE SHOWBUS International
Ian Allan's bus magazines announce continued sponsorship for EFE SHOWBUS International
New Go-Whippet gallery.
Updates to our Toronto Transit Commision site courtesy of Felix Tse.
Arriva/North Western gallery and
Devon General EFE Fleet focus updates.
Operator weblinks updated.
March 25th
EFE's future secured
EFE SHOWBUS International details now on-line
EFE SHOWBUS International entry forms on-line
New 9 page Sydney Buses gallery.
Updates to Eastern Counties gallery and EFE Eastern Counties Fleet Focus.
Updates to the Notices
Revised enthusiast weblinks
March 18th
Buses on the Net for April.
Revised Bus Eireann gallery
New Stagecoach Manchester gallery - 6 pages.
Buses for sale update
Minor update to Plymouth Citybus pages.
Update to EFE Yorkshire Traction fleet focus.

March 11th
Showbus International survives Helicopter attack!
Revised 'France' gallery with TIM of Morlaix.
Updates to Eastern National gallery - now 9 pages - and EFE Eastern National fleet focus.
Our enthusiasts classifieds pages updated - SWAPMEET with Showbus 99 and Millennium Showbus videos for sale.
March 4th
RMs being refurbished at Marshalls.
Revamped Singapore gallery with new SBS pictures.
New Photo gallery: Yorkshire Traction
Update to First Southampton and EFE Manchester Fleet Focus.
Notice update and buses for sale update
February 25th
Marshall join Showbus International as major sponsor for 2001.
Dee Cee's Fiji operations photo gallery.
Update to Trent gallery.
Update to EFE Trent Fleet Focus
February 18th
Buses on the Net for March.
National Express' Valley Metro, Phoenix operations.
Update to RML gallery & now 9 pages of London United photos.
EFE RML Routemaster Model Focus.
New Westlink gallery.
February 11th
New easy-find national UK web timetable directory.
Alexander (Midland) buses gallery and update to Interliner.
EFE March releases
Update to Dutch Interliner
Update to EFE Leeds Fleet Focus
February 4th
Brue Travel joins the UK Coach Hire Directory.
Gallery tops 2,500 photos
New Murrays gallery added to our Australian section - with 4 axle Scania rigid!
Update to Arriva Southend pictures.
EFE February and future releases.
Updates to our buses for sale section.
January 28th
Update to Dutch ConneXXion fleet gallery - showing a Bus-sluis (or bus gate).
New Blue Triangle Gallery.
January 21st
Whitecars of Queensland's Atherton Tablelands
Update to Oxford Bus Company pictures
EFE January releases
January 14th
Thomas SLF/ALX200s with Santa Monica - 4 more Big Blue Bus pages, including the Blue Bus red bus!
New addition to the Midlands Gallery: Pete's Travel
'Buses On The Net' for February.
January 7th
First Mainline gallery.
Updates to Brighton & BH&D galleries.
Update to GBV Amsterdam Bus gallery as the first of a weekly addition to the International Gallery.

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