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Pioneer whip

By MICK ROBERTS ©

THE eagerly awaited arrival of the iron horse to the Illawarra in 1886 awoke the world to what is known today as Lawrence Hargrave Drive and its scenic splendour, altering the coastal bush track from a quiet local thoroughfare into a busy main road linking Sydney to Wollongong. 702 more words

Transport

On the buses

By MICK ROBERTS ©

PUBLIC transport has moved forward in leaps and bounds since Tarrawanna’s Lance Brown drove the Bulli railway bus in 1927.

Lance was one of the region’s first bus drivers and was prompted to reveal some of his memories after a story I wrote in the Northern Leader newspaper on Joy Curran’s history book on February 27 2003.  550 more words

Transport

Barking at the Moon

Fiction comes in many forms and “what if’s” are a key part of many a story. Some stories become fact by default whilst others remain fiction. 48 more words

Postaweek

Surrey welcomes rail plan

Following a report by Network Rail about improving rail services from Waterloo, Surrey County Council Cabinet Member for Transport John Furey said:

“It’s awful feeling like a sardine packed into a train carriage. 149 more words

General

Getting to and from Don Muang airport in Bangkok

We flew in an out of Don Muang airport in Bangkok three times in the space of two weeks so have just about mastered the art of getting there and back on different modes of transport. 618 more words

Travel

The cartoon case for public transport

After my recent similar post about walkability proved popular, I thought I’d extend the theme to another mode of transport. So I googled cartoons about public transport. 410 more words