Buses Magazine

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Buses Illustrated 1960.jpg
Cover of the magazine from 1960
Total circulation
(June 2013)
Year founded 1949
Company Key Publishing
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Website www.busesmag.com

Buses is a United Kingdom magazine, focusing mainly on the British public bus industry. It was originally published by Ian Allan Publishing, from March 2012 it was published by Key Publishing.

Buses was published as Buses Illustrated from 1949 until 1968. The current editor is Alan Millar, based in Scotland. It also produces a yearbook, published in August every year for the next year. Buses is published monthly on the third Thursday of each month.

Sam Clark has been working on the title since March 2013 and really made the title his own. He is the man you contact if advertising or promotional ideas are needed.

A sister magazine, Buses Focus, featured more in-depth articles, although this dual format was dropped after a rationalisation of the bus industry and for publishing cost reasons, in favour of larger main magazine issues.


  • Charles Dunbar 1949–1950
  • E J Smith 1950–1959
  • Alan Townsin 1959–1965
  • John Parke 1965–1980
  • Stephen C Morris 1980–1999
  • Alan Millar 1999–


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