More Yellow and More More
Sunday, 31 July 2022
A few more bits of comment are emerging on the subject of Yellow Buses in receivership. The receivers report (on Twitter as a JPEG, hence the poor quality of the image below) that discussions have been ongoing with a possible purchaser but, to summarise, time (and money!) have run out.
But, there again, Mr Wickham continues:-
Well, that is a real surprise!
The End Of The Emirates Air Line
But not the end of the Emirates Airline.Dangleway" is much, much better!
When fbb was somewhat smaller in years and somewhat less in girth, he was so very excited to be taken to London. "It is so easy on the Underground," he was told, "you just follow the lights!".
It turned out that these were not as stunning as the lad expected, being (from memory) little internally illuminated coloured boxes at ceiling level, guiding perplexed passengers to their British Railways terminal station.
Platform "indicators" were much more interesting
This one was pictured at Colindale as recently as 1971.
But even more intriguing were signs that already had the destinations printed on them.
Earls Court still retained such "heritage" signs although there was concern recently that some dating from 1905 ...
A T13 fbb Bludner
Uncle Roger Votes For Localismmanaged/controlled/provided by local people and not national giants ...
But it hasn't worked with Yellow Bus, has it?
Railway Modelling Snippet
On his little layout, fbb has a modified Airfix/Dapol/Kitmaster loco shed. The model dates from the early 1960s.
Tomorrow we look at a remarkable happening - a brand new ten minute frequency bus service. And fbb means brand new - it does not replace any remotely similar existing route.
What's more, nobody seems to know much about it!
Next New Frequent bus route blog : Monday 1st August