But new ones ...
Goodbye Stagecoach! Auf Wiedersehen! Adieu!
The current issue of Buses magazine included a piece highlighting concerns that Flixbus wasn't paying its contractors enough. Most (if not all) Flixbus route are operated under contract using Flixbus branded and specified coaches. The piece was illustrated by a Megabus coach with a green Flixbus logo added on the side.
Too many coach operators in Europe? Low profit margins? Stagecoach contract fess too high? We are not told the reason, but guesses are allowed.
The Artwork Revealed.
And it is not just a piece of urban art. It disguises a ventilation shaft for the Tyne and Wear Metro.
Parsons Polygon, a terracotta obelisk concealing an air shaft for the Tyne and Wear Metro outside the Fenwick department store in Blackett Street, Newcastle. The artwork by David Hamilton created in 1985 has been listed at Grade II by Historic England.
Listing a chimney? It's just a load of hot air! (groan)