But the best news of all is that the signs show the Arriva logo (silly) and if you take along your step ladder and "powerful binoculars" (German, of course, as per TV's "Allo Allo") you will spot that Arriva is a DB company - essential information for those returning to their limos somewhere a good distance beyond Mile End.
He has come to an arrangement with Bedfordshire operator Grant Palmer. His shiny blue and black decker ...
And he is fully booked.
But all grist to his mill - Tom has made a start.
fbb, former MD of a small bus company, wishes him well!
Just a quick note to say that First in Bristol have now had a "formal launch" of the new brand for Weston-super-Mud.
It was a surprise when Stagecoach won the tender for service 65 between Sheffield and Buxton. It was an even bigger surprise that they wanted a route which High Peak could not run profitably! It was a surprise when, via some positioning journeys between Chesterfield and Buxton, Stagecoach became all chummy with Hulleys and their route 66.
Would there be publicity at Buxton, way out on an operating limb? Answer yes. A joint poster in the timetable frame at the Sylvn Park terminus ...
Thanks to correspondent Julian for sending the poster picture.