Bicester Village is a huge "Retail Outlet" park just off the main road to Oxford. For those who, like fbb, really enjoy shopping at such places (!), here is a short taster:-
read again) the other main route via Bicester is the X5, numbered thus, of course, to avoid confusion along the main Oxford Road.
United Counties [UC] developed a series of "Coachlinks" routes ...
X5 : Cambridge - Milton Keynes - Oxford
The X5 runs every 30 minutes Monday to Saturday ...
Northampton correspondent, did not reveal any details of the quality of timetable information but confirms that there are electronic departure displays and this useful network diagram.
From a purely public transport point of view, however, free car parking in the new Sainsburys store may be a a discouragement to potential bus users despite an improved waiting environment.
As Sainsburys provide "free" parking for motorised shoppers (not free, of course, but paid for from a nibble from everything bought in the store), how about a refund on every valid bus ticket? Public transport needs a level paying field. In a small way, those who arrive by bus are actually subsidising motorists! Now there's a thought for campaigners to campaign with.
It was Joshua, son of Nun
And Caleb, son of Jephunneh
Who had faith and so got to the Land
That was flowing with milk and with honey!
Christmas introduces us, once gain, to that life or death question.