Thursday 20th February 2020 My travels today once again involved sampling more impressive shiny new buses from First Bus but this time with a few unexpected experiences along the way. … Continue Reading Turned off by turned off touch points in Essex
Wednesday 19th February 2020 I took a ride on the Cambridge Busway earlier today to look at Stagecoach’s latest vehicles purchased specifically to increase capacity to meet growing demand on … Continue Reading Big Bus Busway and electri-citi 6
Monday 17th February 2020 It’s ‘take a ride on another high profile brand new fleet of buses’ time again. Another £5.3 million spend. Another whole route conversion. This time nineteen … Continue Reading excel excels
Friday 14th February 2020 Three different bus routes link Aylesbury, the county town of Buckinghamshire, with the county’s former largest town, Milton Keynes (once in Bucks but elevated to its … Continue Reading Aylesbury to Milton Keynes by three different routes
Tuesday 11th February 2020 New route 459 linking the small community of Iver in Buckinghamshire (just over the Greater London border) with Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 entered its third and … Continue Reading Route 459 revisited three months on
Sunday 9th Febraury 2020 It seems not a week goes by at the moment without new ‘state-of-the-art’ vehicles being introduced to bus fleets around the Country; usually promoted with understandable … Continue Reading Basingstoke greens and Salisbury reds
Friday 7th February 2020 Public transport provision in Epsom is somewhat anomalous. Along with neighbouring Ewell it was keen to stay on the Surrey side of the new Greater London … Continue Reading Epsom Sorts
Thursday 6th February 2020 One of the benefits of being a member of the Chartered Institute of Transport is being able to attend its extensive programme of fascinating meetings and … Continue Reading Hammersmith in control (and more on that Stagecoach rebrand)
Wednesday 5th February 2020 I’ve yet to see a bus in what is officially dubbed the “people-powered new look” actually out on the road so these initial comments come with … Continue Reading That Stagecoach rebrand
Monday 3rd February 2020 – updated Wednesday 5th February 2020 First the good news. Rail passengers using Gatwick Airport will be pleased to see work finally get underway from May … Continue Reading Brighton-Victoria passengers face frequency cut by half and a price hike or change trains
Monday 3rd February 2020 I gave my mate Roger Davies’ book Ribble a plug when it was published last summer by my mate Ray Stenning and now it’s time to … Continue Reading Book Review: Livin’ in the outside lane
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