Saturday 1st October 2022 I’m sorry Scunthorpe, I was intending to feature you in my fortnightly AtoZ visits to mid size towns as suggested by a correspondent but Northern Trains’ incompetence at organising rail replacement buses last weekend coupled with TransPennine Express’s penchant for cancellations meant I had to give up on the idea for... Continue Reading →
Basingstoke greens and Salisbury reds
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 emphasis on their green credentials at a time of increasing climate change concerns. None more so than in Basingstoke where Stagecoach South introduced a fleet... Continue Reading →
Who needs an App when John’s in Control?
Friday 12th April 2019 Wiltshire's Wigglybus was introduced way back in 1999. At one time it was considered so cutting edge as a project to solve the rural transport challenge it attracted £1million in Government funding for expansion. Rebranded, along with other shared taxi type services across Wiltshire, to the less colloquial 'Connect2Wiltshire' umbrella brand... Continue Reading →
Go South Coast – a multi award winning exemplar
Tuesday 20th November 2018 Many congratulations Andrew Wickham and all the team at Go South Coast. They've only just gone and added yet another award to their bulging trophy cabinet this afternoon at London's Troxy: the prestigous UK Bus Awards 2018 Bus Operator of the Year; having won top Shire Operator of the Year and... Continue Reading →