See "Tears for Tramway Terminus Termination" (read again)
All this to make room for the Great Western electric string.
The "Connector" service was launched in July 2015 with the usual smiling officials and soundbites.
The bus service, called the X1/X32, is claimed to be part of a wider scheme to improve access to the Science Vale area, which employs a large contingency of Didcot residents.
The new service was funded by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund, backed by the Department for Transport, and was coordinated by Oxfordshire County Council.
Council leader Ian Hudspeth said: “We hope that the increased frequency of the service will lead to a step change in passenger use."
Impressive. It replaces a historic mixed bag of routes, here from earlier in the 2000s.
Something a Bit Older
Last Saturday fbb accompanied his younger grnadson to the White Horse Leisure Centre in Abingdon. It is the largest such in Oxfordshire offering Swimming, Tennis, Gym and indoor gamnes facilities complete with an excellent caff selling yummy (and fattening) bus and sarnies.
The old man and the lad were striding from car to main entrance to enjoy their afternoon when this turned up ...
... and disgorged a smattering of passengers at the door.
Regsitered 14 LFC, it was easy to spot that it was a Morris vehicle, so not far from its ancestral home.
It was restored under the auspices of Oxford Bus Museum.
A sight for sore eyes, indeed.
But Jesus gave it a revised meaning. He told his disciples that he was the sacrificial lamb, his body was the broken break and his blood was to be remembered in the drinking of the wine.
In doing so, Jesus instituted one of the central ceremonies of today's church; called Communion" or "The Breaking of Break" or "Eucharist" or "The Lord's Supper" it re0-enacts the passover of long ago and imbues it with the new meaning of Easter.
The tapestry threads are close to completing their picture.