B is for Bracknell

Thursday 27th January 2022 Continuing my 2022 odyssey around England’s mid sized towns to check out their public transport offering brought me to the post war new town of Bracknell in the ceremonial county of Royal Berkshire. It's surrounded by (clockwise) Maidenhead, Slough, Windsor, Egham, Woking, Camberley, Wokingham and Reading. 1998 saw a local government... Continue Reading →

Slough’s Bath Road gets a plug

Thursday 29th October 2020 This week sees the start of a trial of BYD's electric EMV200 single deck demonstrator bus in Slough. But this isn't one of those short visit bus demonstrators slotted into an existing bus route for a few days enabling bus company managers to get a feel for what a new bus... Continue Reading →

Route 459 revisited three months on

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 final phase of introduction at the beginning of this month so I thought I'd follow up my previous visit in November with another ride around... Continue Reading →

Heathrow funds more bus routes

Thursday 14th November 2019 It's becoming notable how many new and improved bus routes are being introduced with financial support from Heathrow Airport offering better connections for staff and airline travellers. Anyone would think there's a third runway in the offing. I wrote about First Bus's new RailAir link from Guildford to Heathrow when it... Continue Reading →

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