Even the conductress will occasionally offer a helping hand to an overburdened bumpkin.
This was the bus everyone wanted to be aboard, and the conductress had to hold the waiting mob of travellers at bay as if they were eager teenagers waiting to board a coach on a school trip.
Instead of pushing through the standing passengers with her heavy ticket machine, the conductress stayed near the door and invited standing passengers to pass down their fares at their leisure.
It was there that she met world-renowned conductor Zubin Mehta by chance at Florence Opera and then became an assistant conductress to him.
The most surreal presence was a black-and-white monitor of the conductor, there for the benefit of the backstage conductress to direct a chimer who had to ape the sounds of church bells.
Richard Uridge trundles round the Eden Valley in Cumbria in a vintage red bus with Will Hamer, its driver, and his daughter Alison Morris, who's the conductress .
When I caught sight of this little girl, she was twisting herself round on her heel, swinging from her conductress 's hand, flinging herself from side to side with wanton and fantastic gyrations.
As a conductress of Indian schools, and a helper amongst Indian women, your assistance will be to me invaluable.
Unfortunately for him he was overheard by the conductress .
So the bus conductress wouldn't allow me to sit on the only empty double seat on the 38 because she was kneeling on it.