Although this system is hardly ever used by anybody, fbb has found that it does usually work. So he tried again at 1715.
But more complications apply to the 52A, the very bus that fbb and the boy intended to catch.
fbb's reply opined that the bus would take them to Seaton at 1723 which indeed would be about right for the 1721 departure from Sidmouth Triangle. But No 3 son's reply was quite different.
So a wise and knowledgeable passenger will either (a) avoid the facility altogether or (b) treat any answers it gives with total suspicion. An unfortunate visitor, however, stands a good chance of being misled or mystified.
What a splendid system!
Oh, and by the way, on arriving back in Seaton, the travelling twosome had cause to toddle past the stop close to the new fbb mansion. Of note, displayed in the frame, were ...
Let's hope that Kirk (Chris Pine) ...
P.S. "Job Cent" is, as every potential bus passenger knows, Honiton.