There's A Lot Of It About
Thursday, 20 January 2022
Catch-up in Cornwall (3)
Apart from a school's sixth form, there are all sorts of college opportunities straight after school at age 16 plus. fbb went from grammar school to University and straight into teaching because you did not need a teaching qualification if you had a degree. But, unlike University, a whole raft of courses are attended by kiddies who live at home. So they need to catch their bus.
Just 11 of this list are part of "everyday" services.
The pattern of these college routes is similar; they are grouped according to destination ...PALE BROWN) or the 47 (DULL GREEN) - but only on college days.
Penwith College is "branch" office" of the Truro College, situated on the north western edge of Penzance ...
The Falmouth University and Exeter University joint campus at Penryn is served by U1, U1A, U2, U3 and U4 which (apart from the 15 minute "shuttle" between Penryn and the former Art College in Falmouth itself) are rebranded "normal" bus routes.
Callywith College (also part of the Truro College group) is at Bodmin ...
Which brings us naturally to the Go Cornwall comprehensive timetable books that are not quite comprehensive, as we shall see.
More from the Hornby catalogue will follow at the weekend.
Next Catch-up Cornwall blog : Friday 21st January