Issue 515

April - May 2014

  • Operational Snapshot Project

    Between the 7th and 16th June 2014 the Omnibus Society is undertaking an exciting data capture exercise and everyone is invited to participate. Michael Meilton explains.

  • Building our Archive

    A regular update on developments at our libraries

  • Whither the Entrepreneur?

    This year's Presidential Address from Ben Coulson

  • The Luton-Dunstable Busway - from Dream to Reality

    Tony Francis reports on a recent London meeting

  • Holiday in Havana

    Alan Urquhart describes what he found in Cuba earlier this year

  • Visiting Optare

    A recent visit by the NW & Yorks branch

  • All this fun and a salary?

    The John Hughes Memorial lecture presented by Brian King, Chairman of Wellglade Group.

  • and all the usual News, Diary, Book reviews and 'From the Archive'

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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