Omnibus Magazine

February 2023 - March 2023


  • The London Horse Bus

    Roger Torode discusses the period of over 80 years when horse buses provided the main form of public transport in London

  • Delaine spanning three centuries

    Anthony Delaine-Smith gives a brief history of the family business

  • Stagecoach Heritage Fleet Sell-Off

    DWS Group, the new owner of Stagecoach, announced in November 2022 that it wished to dispose of elements of the Stagecoach heritage fleet. Philip Wallis describes some of the vehicles

  • usual Bus Archive News, from the photo archives, Nationwide reports

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

Published six 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.

NEW Feb 2021 - A selection of pre-war Omnibus magazines are now available for OS members to download from the PHRG section of the website:






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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