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Forum: London Transport September 10th 09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,227
Posted By Bill Hayles
Brompton Road to re-open?

On Wed, 9 Sep 2009 19:28:26 +0100, Steve Fitzgerald ]
wrote:

In message , Paul Corfield
writes
I think we...
Forum: London Transport July 15th 09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,675
Posted By Bill Hayles
378s to be unveiled today - BBC

On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 17:41:05 +0100, "Peter Masson"
wrote:



"Tim Roll-Pickering" wrote

I thought the Cross Town LinkLine...
Forum: London Transport June 15th 09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,491
Posted By Bill Hayles
Modern Railways, June

On Mon, 15 Jun 2009 02:30:26 +0100, "Basil Jet"
wrote:

Bill Hayles wrote:

In those days the same bus seemed to do the same duty every day. I
went...
Forum: London Transport June 14th 09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,491
Posted By Bill Hayles
Modern Railways, June

On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 17:43:23 +0100, rail
wrote:

In message
"Tim Fenton" wrote:


"Peter...
Forum: London Transport June 6th 09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,595
Posted By Bill Hayles
Best house name

On Fri, 5 Jun 2009 11:57:22 +0100, Ian Jelf
wrote:

In message , Jack Taylor
writes

Someone on (the much...
Forum: London Transport May 7th 09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,092
Posted By Bill Hayles
More Piccys from the IOW

On Thu, 07 May 2009 07:39:45 +0100, rail
wrote:



Yes, 1929/1931 stock (class 485 in BR parlance). I'll post some photos
later.


I'm not picking on you...
Forum: London Transport December 8th 08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,034
Posted By Bill Hayles
Reading display

On Sun, 7 Dec 2008 05:42:48 -0800 (PST), MIG
wrote:


"Fast" is relative. Down my way I've heard the "fast" used to mean
"not calling at Deptford".

On the Southern,...
Forum: London Transport November 19th 08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,847
Posted By Bill Hayles
Thameslink KO0 at Kentish Town

On Tue, 18 Nov 2008 21:08:05 +0000, Martin Smith
wrote:


Well, back in the mid 80's, during that relatively short period when TL
ran from Sevenoaks, I used to travel...
Forum: London Transport November 2nd 08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,279
Posted By Bill Hayles
Liverpool street bay platform

On Sat, 1 Nov 2008 11:48:47 -0700 (PDT), chunky munky
wrote:


Does anyone know if there any plans to bring it back into use ?

No plans to bring it back.

Its...
Forum: London Transport September 15th 08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,136
Posted By Bill Hayles
Changeless bus passenger denied boarding

On Mon, 15 Sep 2008 10:21:10 +0100, Roy Stilling
wrote:

Walter Briscoe wrote:
On Sunday morning, about 08.00,I was on a 21 to Lewisham at London
Bridge/Monument. A...
Forum: London Transport August 20th 08, 09:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,628
Posted By Bill Hayles
Who names new roads?

On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 04:58:33 +0100, asdf
wrote:


Abbreviated destination blinds on the District such as 'Ealing', 'Putney'
and 'High Street' have not been seen since...
Forum: London Transport August 20th 08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,628
Posted By Bill Hayles
Who names new roads?

On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 22:14 +0100 (BST), (Colin
Rosenstiel) wrote:

"BDY" was a standard LT abbreviation for "Broadway" up to at least the
late 1960s. I remember buses to...
Forum: London Transport August 5th 08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,087
Posted By Bill Hayles
Overcrowded trains

On Mon, 4 Aug 2008 17:36:11 +0100, "Peter Masson"
wrote:

There were plenty of 12-car trains *through* London Bridge before the 1990s
platform lengthening, but they...
Forum: London Transport August 4th 08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,087
Posted By Bill Hayles
Overcrowded trains

On Sun, 03 Aug 2008 14:03:48 +0100, David Hansen
wrote:

On lines equipped with conductor rails the result might be worse.

With very few exceptions, the conductor...
Forum: London Transport July 31st 08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Bill Hayles
heathrow to Selsdon Park

On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 09:59:56 +0100, "[.n]" wrote:

"David Alexander" wrote in message
...
Best way to get from...
Forum: London Transport July 18th 08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Bill Hayles
Oyster PAYG from Fenchurch Street

On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 10:53:11 +0100, Ian Jelf
wrote:



(There was a tourist route with a preserved bus in 1980 when the LT
Museum first opened, was that the 100? I...
Forum: London Transport June 19th 08, 04:07 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 24,613
Posted By Bill Hayles
How much was a ticket for the underground in the 60s?

On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 05:42:31 GMT, (Neil
Williams) wrote:


It's a slightly odd scheme - instead of just pricing everything to the
nearest 5 cents, items are still...
Forum: London Transport June 12th 08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 24,613
Posted By Bill Hayles
How much was a ticket for the underground in the 60s?

On Wed, 11 Jun 2008 14:46:59 +0100, "A.C.P.Crawshaw"
wrote:

wrote:

On the barcelona Metro there are signs saying things such as the
penalty for not...
Forum: London Transport April 27th 08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,952
Posted By Bill Hayles
The Thameslink Bermondsey grade-separation

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008 19:50:26 +0100, "Peter Masson"
wrote:

The 1976 evening peak timetable included 28 tph from Charing Cross, but of
these 3 crossed at Spa Road and ran...
Forum: London Transport April 13th 08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,350
Posted By Bill Hayles
Lords Cricket Ground disused tunnel

On Fri, 11 Apr 2008 10:49:21 -0700 (PDT), Adrian
wrote:


Edwarr Road would have function much like Baker Street, but in the
opposite direction. No, it was not a...
Forum: London Transport March 1st 08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By Bill Hayles
Construction News Photograph - Where is it?

On Sat, 1 Mar 2008 01:19 +0000 (GMT Standard Time),
(Colin Rosenstiel) wrote:

In article ,
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Forum: London Transport March 1st 08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By Bill Hayles
Construction News Photograph - Where is it?

On Sat, 1 Mar 2008 01:19 +0000 (GMT Standard Time),
(Colin Rosenstiel) wrote:


Unfortunately I didn't take pictures when I visited the ELL in F stock
days. :-(

Alas, neither...
Forum: London Transport February 29th 08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,217
Posted By Bill Hayles
Construction News Photograph - Where is it?

On Thu, 28 Feb 2008 11:24 +0000 (GMT Standard Time),
(Colin Rosenstiel) wrote:



My 1971 Q stock photo shows the second platform out of use even then.

The second platform...
Forum: London Transport February 16th 08, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,731
Posted By Bill Hayles
Stop Markers on LU

On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 13:59 +0000 (GMT Standard Time),
(Colin Rosenstiel) wrote:

And the 1938TS had (IIRC) 2 x 168HP motors per motor car of which there
were 5 per train, total...
Forum: London Transport February 12th 08, 04:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,895
Posted By Bill Hayles
Fast Uxbridge Mets

On Sun, 10 Feb 2008 05:00:13 -0800 (PST), Mizter T
wrote:


On 10 Feb, 11:06, Bill Hayles wrote:


There used to be plenty of peak hour Uxbridge trains...
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