The Bringer of Joy

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Craig George shares his experience of driving an unusual and very festive Go South West vehicle

As I sit down to type this I can still hear a ringing in my ears, a big smile brightens my face and I have a new prized Christmas jumper in my wardrobe. What could possibly connect these three rare occurrences? Grab a mince pie together with a glass of something mulled and allow me to explain.

Getting the call from my friends and colleagues at Go Cornwall Bus at this time of year means that I’ve either got more Christmas light road closures to worry about or, much more excitingly, they are asking if I want to come and voluntarily crew their fleet number 469: an ADL E400 partial open-top.
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