the Trent bus in Northampton, a P.S.
The yard even had its own special shunting locomotives; being two conventional 0-6-0 diesels joined together with bits of meccano and sticky-backed plastic.
A bus service had started to the site in 1964 but restricted to railway and construction staff only. This restriction was removed in 1968 and the "final" version of the 287 operated from July 1973. It was at about this time that the newly-wed fbbs rose at circa 0430 to "cop" the route! What marital dedication!
The road (Wood Lane) still exists and runs through the site to join up with Europa Way. The central chunk is "buses only" ...
Sunday 29th December
Which takes us back to Moses, some 1200 years previously.
Whilst trekking through the desert to get to the "Promised Land" they had a "bit of bovver" with snakes.
And they did : and they were!
It was this incident that Jesus used to illustrate the answer he gave to the VIP enquirer. The question hasn't changed for 2014, neither has the answer!