From The New Town On The Pebble Ford
Monday, 27 June 2022
Exciting Exeter Expedition (1)
You can guess where the pebble ford was, but there is a bridge now over the river Otter and the town's name has been changed a little.
... has invested in a brand new Church hall.
At the bus stop things have also moved on. In 2016 the dying remnants of the real First Bus Jurassic Coaster (Bournemouth to Exeter X53) ...
... still ran feebly as an X52.
The westbound bus stop ...
... after First withdraw the "Coaster".FULL TIMETABLE of the 9/9A; none of your less-that-helpful departure lists here.
How times have changed with no-one ever needing change!
The ride into Exeter was uneventful but, once within the boundary, it was a painfully slow grind through stop-and-start traffic. The problem seems to ber caused, not so much by volume of traffic, but by multiple traffic lights and pelican crossings combined with right hand turns.much more!) tomorrow.
Quiz Page Two - More From Q
fbb mentioned the Presflo cement wagon in an earlier blog; but developments have shocked the model railway word by revealing The Fifty Quid Wagon!
The original Airfix kit ...
Before its collapse, Hornby Dublo produced one, ready to run (rtr), in bauxite (brown) livery. Prices below are typical offers on EBay for pre-owned models in good condition.
Then Bachmann delivered their version (also rtr) ...
Until now, that is.
The new Bachmann Presflo cement wagon is now being advertised by several retailers, notably Rails of Sheffield ...
fbb does not know whether this is a new tooling or just a significantly price-inflated re-issue.
Fortunately this type of wagon does not qualify for inclusion in fbb's tank wagon collection; so his piggy bank remains unsmashed - for the time being!
Next Exeter blog : Tuesday 28th June