Tuesday 27 December 2022
Bank Holiday Bits (2)
This sad guy, waiting for his train "somewhere in the UK" (yeah, right!) according to our (n)ever accurate press, has provoked a more extensive general blog which will follow in due course.
Livery Delivery 1
Where next for the chop?
Livery Delivery 2
Livery Bad Delivery
One thing the company seems unwilling to encourage is for its customers to enjoy the view out of the windows.
... is completely blacked out.
Is it really that appalling? Or have the front set of top deck lights failed?
Whatever, the display plastered across all the aide windows is really, really bad.
A Good Question ...
If five-day-a-week commuting is now only a minority activity, with more employees choosing to work to avoid peak travel and just buy one-off cheapo fares, is it perhaps time to remove "Anytime" fares completely from the tangled string?
... Meanwhile In South Yorkshire
The w Mayor's Fare is being promoted.
First Bus told fbb ...
Whilst wrestling with First's clicknology, fbb decided to check what the existing fares were.
Fortunately, the PTE has a full list of the over-complex tangled string of bus, tram and train fares in the county, There are only 114 different bus-only tickets in the county.
And Thanks For The Tip
Sometimes the adverts that clutter up a wide range of interwebnet enquires are really, really useful. So fbb can only be profuse in gratitude for this helpful reminder ...
Have they go anything that will replace a couple of creaky knees?
And A Treat For All Railway Modellers
A Japanese company will sell you a ready made narrow gauge "logging railway" complete with authentic Japanese minimalist scenery.
The level of interest might just drop after a few year's intense operation?
It is (seriously?) something to do with Zen, as the simplistic layout aids meditation.
More Good Food
... accompanied by a "side" of fricasseed festive fall-out (OK Christmas Day leftovers nuked in the microwave!) ...
A glass of ginger wine helped the digestion process.
Next Mystery Station Blog : Weds 28 December