There never was a station at Trumpington; the first stop west of Cambridge being at Lords Bridge ...
As an innocent and outside observer, fbb proffers the view that a real big big railway re-opening would have been an answer, but to a somewhat different set of questions. The bus is potentially good for shoppers, hospital visitors and commuters, whereas the train would have offered better long distance travel opportunities onward by rail. You pays your money and you takes your choice, as always.
Alan, our Northampton correspondent opines, "Of course it should have been a train. It would be like coupling several buses together and only needing one driver." Would that it were so simple!
BUT, why did it cost so much? Coming Next!
Next blog : due Thursday August 18th