British Buses Abroad Magazine

British Buses Abroad 41

BRITISH BUSES ABROAD magazine, Issue 41

Paul Bateson starts the magazine with his friendly introduction followed by part 2 of his exciting article about traveling by Routemaster from Buenos Aires across Argentina and Chile to Ushuaia, the most southerly city in the world and the World’s End.

  There is part 2 of Ian Lynas articles about Leyland Panthers that had relatively short lives in Great Britain but went on to have an extended life in Australia.

 There is a Caribbean update from Paul Bateson, including a visit to the Island of St Thomas to see if the British buses there had survived  the recent hurricane.

Fred York has supplied images of stamps from Hong Kong and Singapore that have featured British Buses.

Alan Brown visited Australia and New Zealand and a 3 page pictorial shows some of what he found.

The regular news sections from Europe, New Zealand and North America are there together with the correspondence and queries page.

The Editor of BBA – paul.bateson@rogers.com – is always pleased to hear from readers with their observations and items for publication in future issues.

British Buses Abroad  looks at British built buses outside of the UK, be it ones that were new to operators overseas, or were new to UK operators and then sold for further use outside of the UK.

The magazine is edited by Paul Bateson, himself a “Brit Abroad,” who has lived in Canada for over 30 years. He is well known to many through his British Buses Abroad yahoo groups. Paul worked for many years at Brampton Transit and also drove for Double Deck tours , Niagara Falls.

The magazine is published quarterly.

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