Omnibus Magazine

February/March 2015


  • Professor John Hibbs obe

    A reflection by Ted Gadsby and others

  • Report from the Secretary

    Tony Francis reports on recent developments in Society administration and on the October and November London meetings

  • Web statistics for 2014

    Pat Russell presents statistics reflecting the usage of the new web site

  • Midlands picture view

    from Tony Hall

  • Quality, but not at any price

    The 22nd John Hughes Memorial Lecture was presented by Sholto Thomas, retired Operations Director of Stagecoach West.

  • Buses on the Rock

    Tony Hall presents a selection of pictures from a visit to the Rock of Gibraltar

  • Ulster picture view

    Paul Savage

The Omnibus Magazine is the official journal of the Omnibus society.

Published five times a year and containing a wide spectrum of articles on current and past practice, of interest to enthusiasts and industry personnel alike. It is fully illustrated and has overview news of route developments from all areas, plus a diary of Society events and notices.






Cyril McIntyre

Editor - The Omnibus Magazine

Cyril has been a member of The Omnibus Society since 1966 and took over as Editor of The Omnibus Magazine in 2007 following retirement from a public transport career spanning 45 years. On leaving school in 1961 he joined CIE (the Irish state transport organisation) as a clerk, working in rail, road freight, road passenger and computer departments before becoming a Press Officer in 1968. On re-organisation of CIE in 1987 he became Media & PR Manager of Bus Éireann and was Fleet Planning & Control Manager from 2004 until retirement in 2006.

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