General Blog

It’s a conspiracy because I’m sick

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Remember me talking about freezing on corners in recent blog posts and on the vlogs on the YouTube channel? Well, they’ve caught up with me and I’ve come down with the lurgy. I shall spare you all the graphic details and I certainly won’t subject you to any photos of me looking like death warmed […]

Buses

Bus Spotting Visit to Manchester

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We normally try to visit Manchester for a bit of spotting at least once a year, but this time instead of going on our own it was a trip with the Northern Group Enthusiasts Club to the Manchester Museum of Transport December Open Day. Ian has been a member of the club for years and […]

General Blog

A Sparkly New Online Shop

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Visit the New Online Shop What do you buy the Bus, Train, Tram Spotter in your life for a gift? It’s a question that I’ve been wondering about recently. It can be fairly easy to find something at a rally where there are wonderful stalls with books, magazine, photos and various other memorabilia, but let’s […]

Buses

The Hunt for the Poppy Bus

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The Go North East Poppy Bus

  It’s not often I’m ahead of Ian when it comes to bus spotting, but with the newly repainted Go North East ‘Poppy Bus’ he’s having no luck. ‘The Poppy Bus’, registration NL63 YHO, fleet number 6086 has been travelling around the northeast for a couple of weeks now, occasionally on private hire but mainly […]

Bus Ride Videos

Stagecoach Open Day at the Lillyhall Depot

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We recently visited the Stagecoach Depot at Lillyhall over in Cumbria. I’d visited before but that was prior to starting the YouTube Channel so I was looking forward to going back but this time with my camera. So here are the videos which are now all up over on YouTube. Looking around the buses and […]

Railway Stations

The Beautiful Railway Station at York

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Virgin Trains Poster at York Railway Station

We’re very lucky in the North East of England to have lots of old railway stations, many over a century in age. Much as I love seeing the trains when I visit them, increasingly I’m finding myself drawn to the stations themselves, York Railways Station is definitely up there as one of the best. So […]

vlogs

Trainspotting at Newcastle Central Station and Buses at Gateshead Metrocentre

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Newcastle Trains January 2018

Last weekend we headed to Newcastle upon Tyne and, since I’ve filmed the buses fairly recently, I decided to head to Newcastle Central Railway Station instead for a spot of trainspotting. Due to engineering works on the lines outside the station to the west, towards the Gateshead Metrocentre, all trains were entering and leave via […]

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New locations and some trains – Doncaster and Leeds

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Doncaster Trains Jan 18

It’s always exciting and fun to visit new locations to see what buses we can find to photograph and film, but on a recent trip to Doncaster, I added trains into the mix before a surprise visit to Leeds. January can be such a difficult time camera-wise with dark, damp, dreary and unpredictable weather conditions […]