Fermeture définitive

Apologies for those of you expecting a tirade about some aspect of the bus industry. This post reports upon a different transport obsession of mine, but bear with me as i attempt to make a point. Although it may be considered divisive in these times, a longstanding refrain of transport campaigners is to repeat their… Continue reading Fermeture définitive

Competence

Competence is a big word in transport these days. Passenger and Freight service operators have to prove they are competent in order to gain an operators' licence. Drivers must carry a card of their professional competence to prove they are capable of delivering the service they are employed to do. Yet Bristol City Council apparently… Continue reading Competence

The Blame Game: Timsbury Chronicles 2/2

This is a companion piece to Sold Down The River, my own experiences of providing a bus service serving Timsbury and the surrounding area from 2014-2016. A bit of background From the 28th October, First made changes to their service 179 between Writhlington, Midsomer Norton, Paulton, Timsbury and Bath. Although it isn't the main service… Continue reading The Blame Game: Timsbury Chronicles 2/2