Reading Transport

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English: Reading Transport is the main bus operator in the English town of Reading. It is also one of the few remaining municipal bus companies in the United Kingdom. The company is split into three divisions; Reading Buses, Newbury Buses and Goldline Transport.

Reading Buses[edit]

Reading Buses run the town services around Reading. Many buses are in coloured liveries for specific routes, spare generic buses are silver, the new version from previously charcoal grey. Before this scheme, buses were painted brown and cream, some vehicles are still in this livery.

Newbury Buses[edit]

Newbury Buses run the main routes around the town of Newbury. They operate the route between there and Reading. The company also has the contract to run the routes serving the Vodafone headquarters in the town.

Goldline Travel[edit]

Goldline Travel run the private hire operations of Reading Transport, running various coaches on tours and excursions. They also provide various contract services around Reading, such as the park and ride system, where unlike Reading Buses services, change is issued.

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Reading Transport has a long history with a number of predecessors, including tram and trolleybuses. The company's depot is also very modern, a new one having been constructed in 1998.