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Forum: London Transport April 24th 09, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Railcard changes w.e.f. 17/05/09

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Forum: London Transport April 23rd 09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Railcard changes w.e.f. 17/05/09

"Mizter T" wrote
I shall have to try buying one for myself from an LU station then. Unless
I've gone mad the price of the Railcard-discounted Day Travelcards I've
bought from NR stations...
Forum: London Transport April 22nd 09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,179
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Railcard changes w.e.f. 17/05/09

[Crossposted to utl; original thread in uk.r]

"Paul Harley" wrote
From Newsrail Express 390:

Price Changes from 17 May 2009

[useful details snipped]
Just for clarification, does the (e.g....
Forum: London Transport April 14th 09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,841
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Piccadilly Turnham Green

"Ian Jelf" wrote
I was on a late night Piccadilly Line train which stopped at Turnham Green
the other, er, night.

I've often wondered, what's the story behind that oddity? How did it
come...
Forum: London Transport April 11th 09, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 753
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
National rail south east - any single engineering works source?

"Tim Roll-Pickering" wrote
Does anyone know of a good website or email service that can give details
of all weekend rail engineering works in the old London & South East area?
The information...
Forum: London Transport April 5th 09, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,446
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Unusual Piccadilly movement at Acton Town

"Recliner" wrote
I was on a westbound Piccadilly Line train from the Rayner's lane branch
at about 6:45pm on Friday that stopped for a while at Acton Town,
waiting for a relief driver....
Forum: London Transport March 27th 09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,491
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
West Anglia Main Line Progress Report - DfT

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Forum: London Transport March 27th 09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,491
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
West Anglia Main Line Progress Report - DfT

"tim....." wrote
"Peter Masson" wrote

Presumably bidirectional signalling, to make single line working
practicable while the other line is under maintenance.

Nice idea, except that HSE...
Forum: London Transport March 25th 09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,222
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
(Times): Britain to have fastest train service in the world within 12 years

"Lüko Willms" wrote
DB could do what you formulate in your question above, or they could
simply dispend of ICRR and manage the Eurostar traffic on Great
Britain themselves,

Er, we've been...
Forum: London Transport March 25th 09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
G20 Summit

"Paul Corfield" wrote
wrote:

Does anyone know if there are plans to change public transport next
Wednesday and Thursday when the Summit is in town. At work we...
Forum: London Transport March 12th 09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
non-refundable tickets

"Charles Ellson" wrote
"Jonathan Morton" wrote:
In similar vein, I have often wondered if it is possible - without
intending
to defraud anyone - to use an Oyster Prepay card for two people...
Forum: London Transport March 12th 09, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Bidirectional signalling and the DLR

"Ian Jelf" wrote
writes

Royston station is fully bidirectional, but only the station. A relic of
the King's Cross suburban electrification when the service...
Forum: London Transport March 3rd 09, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
NXEA evening peak

wrote
wrote:
Hi, can someone confirm something for me.
Is a boundary zone X to colchester off peak ticket valid during the
evening peak period...
Forum: London Transport February 11th 09, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Monday start for full WCML timetable

"Peter Masson" wrote
[East Croydon]
Indeed. Platforhas bor terminatinggg local trains for many years, with
down
slow on 6 and up slow on 4. These don't conflict with fast line trains on
...
Forum: London Transport February 11th 09, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 667
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Monday start for full WCML timetable

"Mizter T" wrote:

I believe the trains actually reverse out-of-service at South Croydon, but
southbound they tip-out at East Croydon - not sure how good they are at
...
Forum: London Transport February 11th 09, 12:23 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,974
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
King's Cross entrance to Underground to close

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Forum: London Transport January 25th 09, 11:35 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,974
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
King's Cross entrance to Underground to close

Surprisingly, I don't think this has been posted here yet...

Posters displayed at King's Cross indicate that the entrance to the
Underground from within the main line station concourse - the one...
Forum: London Transport January 22nd 09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,211
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Railcards 'valid until:'

"J. Chisholm" wrote
Railcards say 'valid until:'
Is it reasonable to assume they can be used on the date stated?

Yes, I believe so. I bought my railcard on the 11th April 2008 and it says...
Forum: London Transport December 20th 08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,942
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Coffee & ITSO

"Mizter T" wrote

Indeed, though Micheal Dolbear managed to get there first in pointing out
the flaws in my logic in his post downthread where he reminded me of the
existence of said bus...
Forum: London Transport December 16th 08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Targetted mailings from TfL?

"Colin McKenzie" wrote in message
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Tristan Miller wrote:
From Friday, 2 January 2009 all London Overground trains...
Forum: London Transport December 16th 08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Stratford platform changes

"Mizter T" wrote
"John Salmon" wrote:
"Mizter T" wrote
It was a bit like that at Liverpool Street, where two platforms went
much further back and if you were walking along the...
Forum: London Transport December 16th 08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,117
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Stratford platform changes

"Mizter T" wrote
MIG wrote:
Mizter T wrote:
Indeed. It's is a rather odd arrangement for their

there!

to be tracks
running through a station concourse - though of course the...
Forum: London Transport December 10th 08, 09:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,419
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Who to complain to about fares?

"Phil C" wrote
I can only presume the national fare structure for two-operator journeys
means SWT has to price at one or the other of OP/SOP and they can't change
the price according to the...
Forum: London Transport December 8th 08, 10:40 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,750
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Crossrail NOT making connections

"Roland Perry" wrote
Tom Anderson remarked:
I don't see how the former is helpful. If you want to write them a letter,
then the postcode is sufficient, and the addition of Essex is completely...
Forum: London Transport November 7th 08, 11:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,721
Posted By John Salmon[_3_]
Oyster PAYG on Heathrow Connect

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