read again), it was a quick and efficient nip cross the tracks for the sleek and shiny steed setting off for Halfway. And, joy of joys, there was a poster advertising the SL3 on the bulkhead behind the drivers cab ...
But, by no stretch of the geographical imagination does it serve Beighton.
But, as is so often the case, the poster designer was probably based in Mumbai, had little command of English and absolutely no idea of the geography of the eastern environs of Sheffield. He (or she) was, of course, working from a confuser database. QED!
The connection from tram to SL3 is scheduled at Moss Way tram stop.
Only the bus had gone!
Now Mr Stagecoach; if you really want to make this SL3 jobbie work; if you really want lots of killer Martians to travel thus, you really don't want to drive off into the Mosborough murk without checking for your paymasters, the cash customers.
Whilst the fbb party's connectional needs could hardly be described as critical, the earlier 10 minute delay, now compounded into 20 minute behind schedule, meant that the planned route back to the city was no longer possible and Plan B had to be instituted. Firstly, an adjournment to the Killamarsh co-op ...
but decided that, as weariness was setting in after a long, long day, discretion (or cowardice) was the better part of valour. A copy of this blog will, however, be dispatched to Stagecoach for their comments.
As our headline says, Supertram Link, Somewhat Lacking; and in several ways.
And finally, on none of the unscientifically sampled SL3 journeys did any passenger board at, alight at, or purchase tickets to Moss Way to connect with the tram. It's not looking good, is it?