#AYearOfBuses 207: Greenline London – Legoland Windsor

Reading buses 702

Using a little more poetic licence, today is day 207 on #AYearOfBuses – so we’re taking a look at Greenline 702. Greenline 702 is one of the last bastions of the once-extensive Greenline network of express bus routes into London. Up until recently it was ran by First Beeline, until they pulled out (and indeed, […]

#AYearOfBuses 193: Little Oranges Reading – Lower Earley

Reading bus 19b

From yesterday’s behemoth, the 192, we’re taking the pace down a notch – today’s winner on #AYearOfBuses is Reading Buses’ Little Oranges. Little Oranges are the smaller sister of the Orange routes, which we featured all the way back on day 13 of #AYearOfBuses! There are three routes, the 19a, 19b and 19c, which connect […]

#AYearOfBuses 39: River Rapids Oxford – Reading

Thames Travel

It’s day 39 on #AYearOfBuses, and today, we’re heading to Oxford and Reading to take a splash on Thames Travel’s River Rapids. Go-Ahead owned Thames Travel’s X39 (and its siblings, the X38, X40 and NX40) connect Oxford, Wallingford and Henley-on-Thames with Reading, with buses running every 20 mins throughout the day, and as late as […]

April fooled: bus industry trolls again

Canal bus

Occasionally, there are times when the UK bus industry seems to take itself too seriously. April Fool’s Day isn’t one of those times. Comic relief can be found in abundance on 1 April each year, and thankfully, 2017 proved no disappointment. Here’s five of our favourite pranks the UK bus industry pulled this year. Reading invests […]

Transport on Trend: colours everywhere!

Reading are something of a serial-colourist when it comes to their LED displays - there's no mistaking which routes these OmniDekkas are operating on!

Over the coming weeks and months, our Transport on Trend series will bring you bang up to date with what’s hot – and what’s not – in the transport world. You might love some of it – you’ll probably hate lots of it. Either way, we’d love you to join in the fun! Drop us a tweet with your transport […]

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