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More books available for purchase     Date added: 14/08/2016
  More books available for purchase

Last August, we acquired a large number of transport-related books, and have been gradually adding these books to the web site and in doing so, have made them available for purchase.

During the course of this afternoon, another 50 items have been added to the books section, and have also updated the list of books currently listed on the web site. Although over 200 books have so far been listed, there are still another 600 books, and around 200 magazines to be catalogued and listed.

Before these books and magazines are listed, if there are any particular titles that you may be after, please do not hesitate to contact us as we may already have them sitting in a box ready to be added to the web site. Amongst the magazines are a number of London Underground news magazines, which we are sure will be of interest to someone.

To view the list of books currently listed on the site, click here, or visit our web site. To order any of the titles we have available, either visit our web site, or call us on 020-8593 2727 or 07572-788744.

Fleet lists updated     Date added: 02/08/2016
  Woolybus fleet lists updated

We are pleased to announce that we have just undertaken an update to all of the fleet lists on the web site, with the updated fleet lists now available for purchase.

The main notable change featuring in this update is the Stagecoach Norfolk operation has finally been amalgamated into the list for Stagecoach East.

As well as these current fleet lists, we have started work on a project to bring various historical fleet lists. The first company to be covered by this project is London Country Bus Services, where annual fleet lists will be produced as time permits, starting with a fleet list for June 1975 - the next one we aim to add will be that for June 1976.

All of these fleet lists, plus much more, are available to purchase through our web site, or by calling us on 020-8593 2727 or 07572-788744.

Coming soon - our first printed publication     Date added: 26/07/2016
  Coming soon - our first printed publication

We at Woolybus are pleased to announce the forthcoming release of our first printed publication, entitled "The Borismaster - Wright's New Bus for London".

Consisting of 144 pages, including over 120 photographs, the majority of which are courtesy of Brian Cheyney, along with others from Kevin Cooper, Keith Wood and Billy Birkett, this exciting publication looks at a brief history at the iconic London vehicles, looking at each route conversion since their introduction, along with details of the various advertising campaigns that have been seen on the New Routemasters within London. There are also chassis and body number details, as well as dates of first entry into service.

This book is due to arrive from the printers mid-August, and we are now taking orders on this book, with all pre-orders being despatched as soon as the book arrives from the printers. The book is priced at 18.00, plus 1.00 postage and packing within the UK - for international customers, we politely request contacting us first to get the best shipping rates.

Orders can be placed through our web site, or by calling us on 020-8593 2727 or 07572-788744

Recent arrivals into stock     Date added: 13/06/2016
  Recent arrivals into stock

We at Woolybus, are pleased to announce the arrival into stock of some recent releases from Exclusive First Editions and Oxford Diecast.

Arriving in the past week or so have been the follow three releases from Exclusive First Editions, all priced at 25.00 each plus P&P:

20651 - Dennis Dart/Plaxton Pointer - First Capital
28609 - GM-Atlantean - GM Buses Rochdale
31910 - AEC Routemaster (RML) - Arriva London

We have also received our first Oxford Diecast bus model for mainstream sale, in the shape of 76PD2002, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Midland Red, which is priced at 16.50 each plus P&P.

All of these models, plus many many more, are available for purchase through our web site, or by calling us on 020-8593 2727 or 07572-788744.

Fleet lists updated     Date added: 08/06/2016
  Woolybus fleet lists updated

We are pleased to announce that we have undertaken a slightly overdue update of the fleet lists that we have available for purchase, and the updated fleet lists are now available for purchase.

The most notable change in this update is that the operation of OFJ Connections been included within the Rotala fleet lists. While we are also aware of a fleet renumbering for the RATP operation in London, and a restructure of the Arriva operations in London, we have not yet included full details of these changes, although some details are included, and we hope to have full details included in the next update.

While mentioning fleet lists as well, over the next few months, there will be a number of historic fleet lists added to the web site, covering London Transport and London Country Bus Services, with the first fleet list to be made available in the next few days in the shape of LCBS from June 1975. We will be completing the LCBS fleet lists on a yearly basis (June 1976, June 1977, etc) over the coming months before undertaking the same exercise with London Transport.

Technical problems with web site     Date added: 16/05/2016
  Technical problems accessing web site

Firstly, I offer my apologies if you find yourselves receiving numerous copies of this message from a number of sources, due to the need to get this message to as many people as possible.

It has been brought to my attention earlier today that the Woolybus web site had been inaccessible, with a load of error messages that only someone with an IT mind would be able to make head or tail of. Upon further investigation, it has been found that this problem has existed for over a week.

As a result of this technical problem, it was raised with the web site hosting company, and I am pleased to inform that the problem has been rectified and full access to the Woolybus web site has resumed. I would also like to take this opportunity to apologise to anyone who tried accessing the site in the past 7-10 days without success.

Model and book of the week - w/c 1st May 2016     Date added: 01/05/2016
  Model and book of the week - week commencing 1st May 2016

As part of our model and book of the week promotion, we randomly select a book and model from our stock, and for one week only, reduce the price.

This weeks random selections have been made, with the price reductions shown below being available until 12pm on Sunday 8th May 2016. These selections are:

Book of the week - HB Publications - Datafile 8 (North West England) 2011 edition - reduced from 13.50 to 12.00 (including P&P);
Model of the week - EFE 25005 - Bristol RELL - West Yorkshire NBC - reduced from 25.00 to 23.50 (plus P&P).

Both of these items, plus many many more, can be purchased through our web site, or by calling us on 020-8593 2727 or 07572-788744.

Model and book of the week - w/c 24th April 2016     Date added: 24/04/2016
  Model and book of the week - week commencing 24th April 2016

We at Woolybus, as part of our weekly promotion, are pleased to announce this weeks book and model of the week. We select a model and a book entirely at random from our stock, and for one week only, we reduce the price of them.

This weeks random selections are:

Model of the week - EFE 18110 - Leyland Atlantean XA - London Transport (Rte P3) - reduced from 25.00 to 23.50 plus P&P
Book of the week - Brian Hardy - London Underground Rolling Stock (1990 edition) - reduced from 7.00 to 5.50 including P&P.

Both of these items, plus many more, are available for purchase through our web site, or by calling us on 020-8593 2727 or 07572-788744.

Model and book of the week - w/c 17th April 2016     Date added: 17/04/2016
  Model and Book of the week - week commencing 17th April 2016

After a slight break from the weekly special offer, we are pleased to announce the return of the model and book of the week, where we randomly pick a model and book from our stock, and for one week only, reduce the price of them.

This weeks randomly selected book and model are:

Book - HB Publications - Welsh Bus Datafile (2005 edition) - normally 9.50, reduced to 7.50
Model - EFE 29807 - Dennis Lance SLF/Wright Pathfinder - Southend Transport - normally 25.00, reduced to 23.50

This special offer runs out at 12pm on Sunday 24th April 2016.

We have also been having a sort through various bits and pieces here, and have made available PSV Circle news sheets from 2014, which we have split into the areas used by the PSV Circle. These are available for 6.50 per area, with this price including postage by Royal Mail 2nd Class.

Fleet lists updated     Date added: 12/04/2016
  Woolybus fleet lists updated

We at Woolybus are pleased to inform that an update has been undertaken of the fleet lists on our web site, and the updated fleet lists are now available for purchase.

We always welcome suggestions for companies for which you would like to see fleet lists made available - if there is a company you wish to see a fleet list for, simply send us an e-mail through our web site using the Contact Us feature, and we'll do the rest!



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