The Lord hath wrought great glory by them
Such as did bear rule in their kingdoms,
Leaders of the people by their counsels,
Such as found out musical tunes,
Rich men furnished with ability,
living peaceably in their habitations:
All these were honoured in their generations,
There be of them, that have left a name behind them,
In the late 60s, when harsh economics forced significant route cut-backs, the Department strove successfully to ensure that all districts retained at least some level of service. No area became busless.
On the bus between Victoria and Waterloo (see above) the award fell to bits, prophetically presaging the ultimate commercial failure of xephos, no doubt. And, à propos of nothing much, fbb's oldest boy's head teacher at infant school was PDB's sister-in-law.