... but not"proper" trains.
The pier (1.34 miles long) famously featured in the closing credits of the later series of Minder.
Successful Demand Responsive?
A twit from GoAhead boss Martijn Gilbert gives food for thought. He reports on a ride on Arriva Click in Liverpool.
Back to Bristol
While fbb was waiting at the foot of the approach road to Temple Meads station he was able to photograph and observe a variety of First Bus vehicles. One of the many Bristol brands is for services 1 and 2, previously suffering (?) from competition on the northern side of the city from Wessex.
Prices vary enormously on-line but the recommended retail tab is £55.99. Some retailers are offering £39.99.
fbb does not know how much his cost - it was a gift! But oodles of thanks to whoever actually footed the bill!
Notable National Express Numbers
This paragraph appeared in one of the on-line bus sales magazines (that's real buses, not models!)
If NatEx do so well over the festive season, could the Rail Delivery Group tell us why their operators persistently refuse to deliver any rail on Boxing Day? Surely some reasonable level of service should be built in to ALL franchise contracts?
People do want to travel!
More variety tomorrow.