2017 Book Plans
New Books due in August/September 2017
We are planning to publish a further two books in our Fleet Handbook series during August/September 2017.
Due in August will be the third edition of our Stagecoach Midlands book, followed in September by the second edition of our Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire book. Both books have been fully updated and are generously illustrated throughout in full colour.
Stagecoach Midlands Fleet Handbook 2017
Due for Publication 10th August 2017
A6 portrait, 40 pages, card cover
Stagecoach Midlands operates around 420 buses and coaches. Bus services operate across Warwickshire and Northamptonshire and into Peterborough, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Leicestershire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire and Bedfordshire. The company makes extensive use of route branding to promote it services. Also operated are UK coach services from a dedicated Megabus unit at Rugby.
The book contains details of all vehicles operated, liveries and route branding as well as depot allocations and the normal weekday allocation of vehicle types to routes.
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire Fleet Handbook 2017
Due for Publication September 2017
A6 portrait, 44 pages, card cover
This is a popular fleet and the second edition of our Fleet Handbook is fully updated and includes details of the new part open top Volvo B5TL/Wrightbus Gemini vehicles for the Lake District 599 route.
The book also provides details of all vehicles operated including those transferred from other parts of Stagecoach during 2017.
As is normal for the Fleet Handbook series it also contains details of all vehicles operated, liveries and route branding as well as depot allocations and the normal weekday allocation of vehicle types to routes.
The following range of publications remains available.
The full range of books is available from MDS Book Sales, 128 Pikes Lane, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 8EH (www.mdsbooks.co.uk). All books are also available from Here to There Publishing, Apartment 4, 38-40 Stonehills, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6PD (www.heretotherepublishing.com) and can also be obtained from Ian Allan Bookshops in London and Birmingham (www.ianallanpublishing.com).
You can also order direct from Steven Knight Media. To place a direct order send your cheque made payable to 'Lincolnshire & East Yorkshire Transport Review' to Ken Pudsey, LEYTR Secretary (SKM), 159 Clee Road, Cleethorpes, NE Lincolnshire DN35 9HY. Please add £1.30 postage for the first book and £1.60 if more than one book is ordered. Books are normally despatched by Second Class Post.
Current Fleet Handbook titles are:
Stagecoach Midlands Fleet Handbook (2017) £5.95
Stagecoach South West Fleet Handbook (2017) £5.50
Stagecoach West Scotland Fleet Handbook (2017) £6.95
Thamesdown Transport Fleet Handbook (2017) £4.50
Stagecoach Merseyside Fleet Handbook (2016) £4.95
Stagecoach North East Fleet Handbook (2016) £4.95
East Yorkshire Motor Services (2016) £5.95
East Yorkshire Motor Services (2016 Collectors' Edition) £10.95
Reading Buses Fleet Handbook (2016) £5.50
Stagecoach Yorkshire Fleet Handbook (2016) £5.95
Stagecoach South Wales Fleet Handbook (2016) £5.95
Stagecoach West Fleet Handbook (2016) £5.95
Stagecoach East Midlands Fleet Handbook (2016) £6.95
Stagecoach East Fleet Handbook (2016) £6.95
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire Fleet Handbook (2014) £5.95 Limited Stock
Stagecoach Midlands Fleet Handbook (2014) £5.95 Limited Stock
Stagecoach Oxfordshire Fleet Handbook (2014) £3.95 Limited Stock
Delaine Buses Fleet Handbook (2014) £5.95 Limited Stock
All other Fleet Handbook titles are out of print.
Books still available in our A5 album series are
Midland Red around Nuneaton & Coventry £6.45
Midland Red Memories £6.45
More Midland Red Memories £6.75
Midland Red Remembered £6.95
Stagecoach Heritage Bus & Coach Fleet £10.75
Coventry Centenary Celebrations £4.95
Day Return to Coventry £5.50
Stagecoach FLFs £5.50
Stagecoach Megadekka £4.95