Thursday, 10 June 2021
Lovely At Lulworth (2)
Welcome Breezer 30
The X43 to Weymouth was operated variously by First, Wilts and Dorset and Damory severally or jointly in its relatively short existence until it was replaced by Damory (therefore still a tendered service) route 30.
The 2021 service 30 therefore looks like this.
The 30 (BLUE), however, is joined at Lulworth by "Breezer" 31 (PINK).
Breezer 40 and 50
There are FOUR more Breezers to come! Two are all year round routes and represent a branding and promotion of what were once the very "normal" bus services to Swanage. Historically there was a variety of routes from Poole via Corfe Castle to Swanage numbered 140 etc.
An interesting variety of routes into Swanage was ultimately simplified as one and is now settled as "Breezer" 40 (GREEN) ...ORANGE) also permits the passenger a passing peer at some of the most expensive real estate outside London.
The properties along the south facing beach at Sandbanks are owned by people who could probably buy Bournemouth!1959 Kits : 2021 Models
We will complete the "Breezer" catalogue tomorrow and look more closely at the publicity leaflet. Meanwhile, if we are "en voiture" we can enjoy the queue for the ferry ...
Go by bus - it's a lot less fuss.
The engine shed is still available, now produce by Dapol and it makes a jolly good model. But a contributor to the July edition of Railway Modeller (just out) has done a bit of kit bashing. Despite adding stone "plating" and more visible tiles, the result is still visibly a 62 year old model.
In the same edition, a clever modeller has done something, well, clever, with a three bob crane kit.
What is impressive is that in the "cabin plus works" section he has installed three electric motors ...
What? No power to trundle the whole caboodle along on its teensie weensie wheels? That would be too much to ask!
One comment writer opined that the cost of making and installing the sign would have been more than the cost of putting the path where the people wanted to go!
Next "Breezer" blog : Friday 11th June