Arriva Knows All? Arriva Knows Nothing!
If you are clever enough, or maybe lucky enough in the Arriva web site journey of mystery and misdirection, you may be fortunate enough to find a timetable for the L1. If you do you will note that its heading explains …
But, here it is again; Arriva’s CURRENT map showing buses via Sandhills and Roman Gate.
The above is what appears on Streetview but for Recent Roger, the barriers were a bit more obvious.
In due course Central Bedfordshire council is creating a “Bus Link” with an L1 bus stop attached …
But, hey, it IS Arriva!
But somebody knew. Roger spotted “closed” bus stop signs at Roman Gate …
As a result of the incompetence, Roger’s bus was back at the station 19 minutes late. The L1 becomes an L4 so that was very late as well. Did the service ever catch up?
In his blog Rog asks a pertinent question. “Where were the supervisory staff to supervise these new services?’ Where was Blakey when he was most needed?
Of coure we don’t need on-the-road inspectors any more; we have satellite tracking and very clever ticket machines plus sophisticated computer scheduling, so nothing can possibly go wrong.
Just like the new network in Leighton Buzzard.
fbb’s “contrast and compare” will continue later in the week. Hopefully it will be less complicated.
Surely our readers will recognise instantly their class D1 …
Anyay, all will be revealed in one or other of our Variety blogs, due on Sunday and Monday.
Next Variety blog : Sunday 4th June