Plenty of room, on time. Cup of tea and to sticks of a shared Kit-Kat plus the Times 2 Jumbo crossword passed the time pleasantly.
1030 Salisbury to Southampton Central 1104
On time. Busy with loadsa seats reserved; but a tosome with good window view was available.
1130 Southampton Central to car ferry terminal 1137 BUS
1200 Town Quay to East Cowes FERRY
The fbbs were using the cheaper and slower big boat service which would place them in East Cowes, notably to be prepared for the return journey after church, also in East Cowes.
As ever the "sail abroad" was a delight ...
Dead on time the ship pulled into East Cowes with a glimpse of the largest Union Flag in the galaxy accompanied by a piccy of the new Red Jet 6 ...
The newest addition to Red Funnel’s high speed fleet, Red Jet 6,is on schedule to be completed by the end of May and will begin service in July.
The £6m passenger ferry, the first high speed craft to be built on the Isle of Wight and in the UK for 15 years, will also be the first in the company’s high speed fleet to have on-board toilets, chief executive Kevin George revealed this week.
The aluminium hulled craft is similar in design to Red Jet 4 and will uses a water jet propulsion system (the same technology that powers jet skis) to race through the water.
Chum and Senior Island correspondent Alan and Mrs were the meeters and greeters and the four repaired to the Lifeboat noshery for life preserving nosh. eshewing Southern Vectis service 4, the gang travelled in style to Ryde where this building site ...
Public transport worked a treat, and a cost-effective treat as well.
Don't you just love it when a public transport pan comes together?
Plymouth Upgrades Stagecoach-style
There were new Park and Ride vehicles replacing those hired back from First after the takeover.