Omnibus Magazine 518

October/November 2014


  • A little more on The Real World of Buses

    Tony Francis looks at some more topical aspects of the industry and recent OS developments

  • A 60th birthday celebration - a bus treasure hunt

    Susan Russell describes husband Pat's folly

  • London by night

    Philip Wallis was out and about around London photographing night-time buses

  • A Day Out in Lille

    Pictures by Alan Urquhart

  • Liverpool’s Welsh Day

    Ken Swallow recalls some 1953 visitors to Liverpool

  • Eastern & Southern Branch tours South-West Essex

    Report & photographs by Terry Harper

  • and all the usual features

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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