Friday 31st January 2020 Bordon and Whitehill are two linked communities in East Hampshire situated midway between Alton on the A31 and Hindhead on the A3 and south of Farnham. … Continue Reading Is this really going to be a Healthy New Town?
Tuesday 28th January 2020 The competitive battle between National Express Coventry and Stagecoach Midlands notched up another gear yesterday with the former extending alternate journeys on their ten minute frequency … Continue Reading Plenty to chew on as … Nuneaton!
Saturday 25th January 2020 Bus route 497 linking unserved parts of Harold Hill in the London Borough of Havering with Harold Wood Station was first identified as a good idea … Continue Reading Over three years on … new route 497 begins
Friday 24th January 2020 I don’t often attend new bus PR razzmatazz type launches these days, much preferring to take a ride when they’re actually in service earning their keep … Continue Reading Show of the Star
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 Social media was buzzing this morning with news the previously announced withdrawal of Blackburn Bus Company’s Red Express route X41 had been rescinded and the route … Continue Reading Red Express reprieve
Tuesday 21st January 2020 It’s interesting to compare three recent launches of buses and brands in the last couple of weeks. Highest profile was Blackburn Bus Company’s launch last weekend … Continue Reading Three contrasting upgrades
Friday 17th Janurary 2020 Last month’s timetable change saw a greatly improved train service for Harrogate with LNER introducing direct trains to and from London Kings Cross every two hours; … Continue Reading Revolutionising the Harrogate experience
Monday 13th January 2020 Ride sharing’s been around since the first horse bus began plying it’s way but the modern incarnation envisages using a website or app to book a … Continue Reading By Tandem to Rushden Lakes
Friday 10th January 2020 I took a couple of train journeys today to catch up on two recent rail industry developments. First up was SWR’s newly refurbished Class 442 trains … Continue Reading Two different train journeys
Wednesday 8th January 2020 Abellio run Greater Anglia committed to introducing a completely new train fleet of 1,043 carriages across its network in its successful nine year franchise bid which … Continue Reading New 745s on the Great Eastern main line
Monday 6th January 2020 Universities are good business for bus companies. Many towns and cities benefit from having a network of attractive frequencies and buses running late into the night … Continue Reading Warwick Uni’s bus battle hots up
Thursday 2nd January 2020 I looked enviously at Paddington’s departure board this morning seeing the 09:15 departure to Bristol Temple Meads, with its attractive non-stop 68 minute run to Bristol … Continue Reading Wired to Cardiff and Snap back
Wednesday 1st January 2020 Head to head competition between First Essex and Go-Ahead owned Hedingham between Colchester and Clacton-on-Sea comes to an end on Saturday. First Essex closed its Clacton-on-Sea … Continue Reading Will Clacton be all at sea?