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 […]

vlogs

Experimenting with Live Streaming on YouTube

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Experimenting with Live Streaming on YouTube

I’ve been wondering for a while about Live Streaming on YouTube, I tried it last summer but my old phone wasn’t up to the task, so when I got a nice sparkly new phone I thought I’d give it another try at a couple of reasonably local locations and see what happened. Perhaps I should […]

In Service Buses

Visiting York and Never Trust the Weather App

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Bus and Train Spotting Vlog at York

Do you plan your trips in part based on the weather forecast?  We do and in general, we trust the BBC Weather app on our phones.  It’s normally fairly accurate and can be the deciding factor between going out, staying home and even which destination.  Recently it outright lied to us. (We also discovered it […]

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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 […]

In Service Buses

It’s just too cold to look for buses on a recent trip to Hartlepool

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Bus vlog number 6 from Hartlepool, Cleveland.

  Do you find winter is a difficult time for going out to see buses?  We had this problem on a recent visit to Hartlepool.  In winter the buses are often covered in road dirt, the weather is generally less predictable, and sometimes it doesn’t feel like there are any daylight hours at all.  It […]