Friday 18th September 2020 Wherryman’s Way is an eight-and-a-half-mile footpath along the north side of the River Yare between Great Yarmouth and Reedham. Half way along the River Waveney joins … Continue Reading Walking Wherryman’s Way
Wednesday 16th September 2020 Vested (non financial) interest alert: along with Ray Stenning of Best Impressions I wrote chapter 17 in this newly published book. Last week was a busy … Continue Reading Book review: Road Passenger Transport Management
Tuesday 15th September 2020 When I checked out the new Uber Boat brand for Thames Clipper’s service along the River Thames a few weeks ago, I noticed the journeys in … Continue Reading Guess how many commute by boat?
Monday 14th September 2020 Readers will recall we left part 1 of this intriguing tale with the tantalising prospect of West Coast Railways stepping in from today running a replacement … Continue Reading Miss Marple and the disappearing trains: part 2
Friday 11th September 2020 The last time Oxfordshire funded a bus service was July 2016. That month the County Council scrapped its circa £4 million annual bus subsidy budget abandoning … Continue Reading Oxfordshire’s back funding buses
Monday 7th September 2020 North Lincolnshire Council became the latest local authority to jump on the app based Demand Responsive Transport (DRT) bus bandwagon today as it launched its new … Continue Reading No Go on JustGo.
Friday 4th September 2020 ‘Miss Marple’ ….. as in residents of the Manchester suburb by that name will soon ‘miss’ their hourly Northern run train service. The Rose Hill Marple … Continue Reading Miss Marple and the disappearing trains: part 1
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 It’s all change for the bus network serving Leeds Bradford Airport this week. Sunday saw Transdev Blazefield take over the three bus routes connecting Leeds, Bradford … Continue Reading From Tiger to Flyer
Monday 31st August 2020 I last took a ride on the Hayling Ferry in November 2018. This cute little passenger ferry crosses Langstone Harbour connecting the eastern tip of Portsea … Continue Reading Buses are back to the Hayling Ferry
Saturday 29th August 2020 Readers may recall my ride on route 404 earlier this month highlighting TfL’s penchant for circuitous bus routes wandering around the back streets of London’s suburbs … Continue Reading All change for TfL’s 384 and 112
Thursday 27th August 2020 It only takes 44 minutes on the train. But that’s far too easy a way to make the journey. How about taking the bus instead? I … Continue Reading Brighton to Croydon and back. By bus.
Wednesday 26th August 2020 It’s been trailed on social media as making “it easier than ever to connect with the people and places that matter to you”. Arriva’smuch vaunted new … Continue Reading Arriva’s new website. A brutal review.
Tuesday 25th August 2020 The London Transport Museum has been running a series of Hidden London branded tours for a number of years. There’s even a book recently published which … Continue Reading Tour Hidden London from home
Saturday 22nd August 2020 Continuing my Covid curtailed summer open top bus rides, I popped down to the New Forest today to sample Bluestar’s colour coded circular tours around the … Continue Reading Multi-coloured New Forest Tours
Thursday 20 August 2020 The last time I took a ride on East Yorkshire’s open top bus service along Scarborough’s seafront was in May last year, just before the lovely … Continue Reading Beachcomber and EastRider riden
Monday 16th August 2020 Heritage Railways have had it tough these last few months. No ‘Emergency Measures Agreements’ for them, nor any help for charter train companies either. So it … Continue Reading Going loco in Appleby