Canal Buses to relieve #Birmingham congestion….? APRIL FOOL!!!! Ha….Ha….Ha….!!!
Hannah Green’s Chamberlain Files April Fool article boomerangs.Informed readers would indeed welcome the news thatNational Express has launched a West Midlands canal busrelieving congestion – following the precedent set by other cities.
London’s River Bus Express (below) run by Transport for London offers the public a regular service which is described in detail here – a model for other towns and cities.
InLeeds, a pioneering free water taxi scheme has been made permanent. The boats, which can carry up to 11 passengers, are being paid for by Allied London, the company that owns Leeds Dock – formerly Clarence Dock. Read more here.
The Amsterdam-style service – trialled at the recent Leeds Waterfront Festival – takes passengers from Leeds Dock to Granary Wharf and back. While currently operating on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only, the taxis could become a daily fixture running 7am-7pm.Simon Tipple, who…
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