Day 3 Friday 1st March 2019 Mull of Kintyre When planning trips it’s not often I’ll schedule a long journey out and back by exactly the same route and mode … Continue Reading A few days in scenic Scotland 2
Day 1 Wednesday 27th February 2019 West Highland Line A quick, cheap Easyjet flight from Gatwick up to Glasgow for 1030, a ride into the city centre on First Glasgow … Continue Reading A few days in scenic Scotland 1
Sunday 24th February 2019 No bus company does route branding as well as trentbarton (as they like to be called, with no capital letters). trentbarton were the original bus route … Continue Reading Skylarking on skylink
Thursday 21st February 2019 It’s reminded me of London 2012. Aside from the brilliant athletes and the behind-the-scenes organisational excellence it was the deployment of Games Makers which made for … Continue Reading Britain’s biggest rail replacement ever. Part 2.
Sunday 17th February 2019 It’s been publicised for over a year; preparations have been going on behind the scenes for much longer than that. It was originally planned to happen … Continue Reading Britain’s biggest rail replacement ever. Part 1.
Saturday 16th February 2019 There’s another rail construction project approaching its deadline for completion – the opening of a brand new train station in London. Meridian Water is due to … Continue Reading Three month Meridian countdown
Monday 11th February 2019 I’m a great fan of the TrawsCymru high profile long distance bus routes crisscrossing the Welsh nation. They compliment the rail network and provide some great … Continue Reading I rode the secret TrawsCymru bus route
Sunday 10th February 2019 January 2018 saw Rossendale Borough Council become the latest in the dwindling band of local authority municipal owners to sell off its bus company. Transdev Blazefield … Continue Reading Rosso ride round round up
Monday 28th January 2019 You’ve got to feel sorry for the growing number of passengers who rely on the GOspel Oak to Barking orbital railway line in north east London, … Continue Reading Sparks are flying on GOBLIN
As I hot footed over to Sittingbourne, keen not to miss out on what could be a busy day for ride sharing bookings, I pre-booked my first Click trip from … Continue Reading A day out in Sheppey
Thursday 24th January 2019 The recent launch of First Bus’s nine brand new Scania Irizar i6 bodied K-series coaches for its prestigous RailAir nonstop service linking Reading Station with Heathrow … Continue Reading railair & you’re there
Monday 21st January 2019 It was way back on Friday 28th September 2018 when commuters in Hertfordshire and north London had their travel appetites whetted when Great Northern rolled out … Continue Reading New trains in 2019 Part 1: Great Northern’s 717s
Monday 7th January 2019 It’s all happening in Guildford this week. Stagecoach South introduced a fleet of nine ADL Enviro 200EV electric buses on the Guildford Park and Ride services … Continue Reading Battle for Bellfields begins as Guildford goes electric
Sunday 6th January 2019 Today saw the launch of the third route in Bristol’s metrobus trilogy: the m1. And this is the biggy. Route m3 was first out of the … Continue Reading The m1 arrives in Bristol
Wednesday 26th December 2018 And so the final forty of My Hundred Best Train Journeys ranked 61-100. You can read the top 10 here, 11-30 here and 31-60 here. 61 … Continue Reading My Hundred Best Train Journeys 4
1 What are passengers in Basingstoke soon to miss, that those in Leicester suffered a loss of in the summer? Printed timetables …. as Stagecoach South announced they wouldn’t be … Continue Reading 2018 Quiz Answers