SO9312 : Brimpsfield bus stop - Gloucestershire

taken 8 years ago, near to Brimpsfield, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Brimpsfield bus stop - Gloucestershire
Brimpsfield bus stop - Gloucestershire
Here in this Gloucestershire village of Brimpsfield, only just visible in this photo, is the village bus stop. No bus shelter though, so I suppose failing an umbrella would be passengers have to take shelter in the telephone box. The village is not what anyone might call a transport hub - three or four buses daily Monday to Friday and three in each direction on a Saturday. There seems to be considerable talk about the general health and welfare of the population, but I hear recently that our Government is considering abandoning the bus pass scheme because of the cost of providing it. Actions speak louder than a whole library of fine words - I hope the scheme will continue as many people would be affected by its being stopped. Less passengers on bus services too? The real, unquantifiable, cost might be enormous. I might be spoilt here - buses past the door every few minutes from very early morning till midnight - but I still miss my 30 years in Gloucestershire and the many friends I had there. Time taken 5.00 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 22 December, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Area (from Tags)
Gloucestershire  Gloucestershire Cotswolds 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bus Stop 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9392 1269 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.7685N 2:5.3759W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9393 1274
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Village Telephone Box  Rural Bus Service  Village Bus Stop  Bus Pass Scheme 

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