Monday, 15 November 2021
Hither And Thither To Withernsea (1)
(click on the map for an enlargement) Withernsea us due east of Kingston, a large town on the river Hull and currently served by East Yorkshire East Rider 75 and X7.
Irrelevant fact No 352. The fbb's were given a huge set of Hornsea Pottery "Saffron" crockery by the dear but departed friend who officiated at their wedding. He carried the very heavy box up from London on the train to deliver it to the fbb's home in Sheffield.
There is none left! But it was 48 years ago!
Saffron now appears on the antiques programmes as a "collectable".
ALL the above services are run by East Yorkshire, now a Go Ahead company. There is also a Withernsea Town service operated by East Hull Community Transport ...
You can use the Traveline Yorkshire Journey Planner website to plan your journey, or if you know the number of the bus you can look up its timetable.
Fortunately, Google maps reveals a service 70 which seems to exist on Traveline.
Withernsea has some very imaginative road names, notably for the sea front thoroughfares. There is
The Central Promenade.
The South Promenade!
TO BE CONTINUED on WEDNESDAY, because ...
Tomorrow's blog is of intergalactic significance!
In the meantime ...
Shock News From Northampton
After eight years, the lads at National Express have found a roll of sticky tape and, FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME, they have posted information at Northgate Bus Station.
fbb can't quite remember ... what used to be there?
There are a couple waiting in depressing loneliness at Victoria Street.
Things are looking grim for the industry.
Next Transport Policy blog : Tuesday 16th November