Today I had to pick up passengers from a cruise ship docked in Southampton and then transfer them to Heathrow for their flights home. Everything went as normal in Southampton, the port staff checked passengers as they left the terminal and those booked on my coach were directed to over me. I loaded their baggage [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Buses'
September 13th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Buses
Last week I resigned from my part-time bus driving job. In many ways it was hard decision, the company was one I respected very much, my fellow drivers were a pretty good bunch and all staff are treated well. So why did I resign? In a nutshell I’m too old for the intensity of driving [...]
August 18th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Buses
You may have noticed this new addition to the right-hand column. It displays the 5 most recent tweets from these bus operators: @arrivanortheast @BluestarHQ @Cardiffbus @Centrebus @diamondbuses @FirstCymru @FirstBus_Devon @FirstWYorks_bus @gonortheast @ipswichbuses @on_lothianbuses @METROBUS @NewportBus @reading_buses @SouthernVectis @trentbartonlive @harrogatebus @keighleybus @lancashirebus @velvetbus @yorkbus @YellowBuses If you know of more tweeting bus operators I’d like to [...]
March 18th, 2012 · Comments Off · Buses
It seems that there are at least 12 vacancies following the drivers’ £38m EuroMillions jackpot win on Friday!
March 7th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Buses
Actually there were two of these open top buses being driven north on the M3 this morning. They were brand new, right-hand drive, all the seats had covers on them and I guess they’d been collected from the port in Southampton. I did a google on what I presume is a model number (HFF6121GS-3) on [...]
February 29th, 2012 · Comments Off · Buses
This one is in Reading where every bus shelter is to be interactive. Passengers will be able to download discount vouchers, games and video clips while waiting for their bus to arrive These shelters are Near Field Communication (NFC) and Quick Response Code (QR) enabled, which means people can download items with either a swipe [...]