Monday 20 June 2022
If you are really ancient (like fbb) you may remember Sir Lawrence Bragg giving Royal Institution Christmas Lectures on the old steam driven telly, possibly as long ago as the late 1950s. In one of them, he places two ball bearings in a tray of sand and, before our very eyes, they sink only to be replaced with ping pong balls which float to the surface.
The process is called Fluidisation. And here is a more up to date video showing it happening.fbb is sure that you knew all that But it does have a connection with railways and railway modelling as we shall see later.
Such anticipatory excitement in a humble blog!
By Air In Mexico CityIf your Spanish is as bad as fbb's, you may struggle with the above video. In essence it tells us about Line 1 of the Mexico CableBus.
Metro Line 3
Metrobús Line 1
Metrobús Line 3
Metrobús Line 7
Mexibús Line 4
Mexicable Line 2:
RTP bus routes: 101, 102, 107-B, 108
Santa María Ticomán
RTP bus routes: 101, 102, 108
RTP bus routes: 101, 102, 103, 104, 108
RTP bus routes: 101, 102, 103
RTP Routes: 101, 101-A, 101-B, 101-D, 102, 103, 104
Fares no are integrated as well.
Line 2 is now open and offers a similar range of connections.
Enjoy The View!
Another of our British railway bargains to enjoy. A pre-booked window seat with a table ...
Oh, yes - its a First Class seat!
Excellent Printed Publicity from First Kernow
This is how it should always be.
Rubbish Publicity At Southend
Twittered by the Bearded Bus Beautifier from the Bush is this picture of a display frame at Southend's "Transport Centre". This is the town centre bus station ...
Crackpot and utterly unhelpful to the bus passenger!
Cementing A Long-Term FriendshipPresflo" wagon.
Air pressure made the cement flow like water (see above) making it easy to pump the powder powerfully through pipes into and out of the wagons. In the good old days, cement was usually transported in sacks in ordinary goods wagons.
Hornby Dublo added a Presflo wagon to its range ...
Next Variety blog : Tuesday 21st June