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Forum: London Transport October 23rd 17, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By contrex
Picc RATs

On Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 3:04:56 AM UTC+1, Recliner wrote:
they'll return to passenger service after the 2017 leaf fall season?

Apparently when leaf fall season ends kit will removed and put...
Forum: London Transport December 14th 16, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By contrex
Is there a max IQ limit for LU platform staff?

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 9:48:28 AM UTC, wrote:

So there you go, LU customer service at its finest.

--
Spud

I'm with the staff on this one. You sound like a...
Forum: London Transport January 9th 16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By contrex
Streatham Common Hub

On Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 4:07:29 AM UTC, Basil Jet wrote:

it shows the Catford Loop calling at Brockley, which
I'm sure is a mistake

Could they be thinking of reopening the "Brockley...
Forum: London Transport December 29th 15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 819
Posted By contrex
Overground "routes"

On Tuesday, December 29, 2015 at 11:58:03 AM UTC, Robin wrote:
I noticed the status displays at Stratford yesterday were showing issues
on the Overground under the headings of various "routes" -...
Forum: London Transport December 26th 15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,806
Posted By contrex
New Bermondsey station (Surrey Canal Road)

On Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 4:32:22 PM UTC, contrex wrote:
highing-paying borough.

That's 'higher-paying borough'...
Forum: London Transport December 26th 15, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,806
Posted By contrex
New Bermondsey station (Surrey Canal Road)

On Saturday, December 26, 2015 at 3:04:37 PM UTC, wrote:
My mother, who would have been 100 on Christmas Eve if she were still alive, lived close to the Peckham arm as a...
Forum: London Transport January 16th 15, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By contrex
TV alert: Silent Witness

On Friday, January 16, 2015 at 5:41:23 PM UTC, contrex wrote:

Short Circuiting Device

Clearly visible at 52:53 on the iPlayer version of part 1.
Forum: London Transport January 16th 15, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By contrex
TV alert: Silent Witness

On Friday, January 16, 2015 at 4:26:35 PM UTC, Roland Perry wrote:

SCD?


Short Circuiting Device, essentially a conductive bar laid so as to connect the positive and negative current rails in...
Forum: London Transport January 16th 15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By contrex
TV alert: Silent Witness

On Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 9:56:42 PM UTC, Roland Perry wrote:
Monday and Tuesday's "Silent Witness" has a London Tube theme.
--
Roland Perry

There was trailer showing a chase through a...
Forum: London Transport April 17th 14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By contrex
[OT]Drinking on Duty

On Thursday, 17 April 2014 13:34:55 UTC+1, CJB wrote:
Many are drinking from cans of strong larger. OK - its dusty work but ...

Strong larger what?
Forum: London Transport May 25th 13, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 885
Posted By contrex
TV Alert - The Tube: An Underground History (BBC2 tomorrow at 9PM)

On Friday, 24 May 2013 12:23:12 UTC+1, Offramp wrote:
I player is about as much use as Jimmy Savile on the set of Annie LOROL.

I just got that programme using Bit Torrent - 720p HD as well.
Forum: London Transport April 7th 13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By contrex
live tube map

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 9:56:37 AM UTC+1, Sampo Smolander wrote:
http://traintimes.org.uk/map/tube/

There appear to be 2 secret lines in South London that are about 1 mile to the east & west of...
Forum: London Transport September 10th 12, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By contrex
New Range of Railway DVD's

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 11:31:15 PM UTC+1, Paul Corfield wrote:
On Sat, 8 Sep 2012 06:37:11 +0100, Robin9

There is no moderation but clearly Bruce / Mr Polson believes he has

that...
Forum: London Transport September 7th 12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,429
Posted By contrex
New Range of Railway DVD's

On Friday, September 7, 2012 4:39:48 PM UTC+1, Chris Packman wrote:
I have just launched a new range of railway DVD's.

I'll look out for them in a.b.m.rail...
Forum: London Transport April 9th 12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,837
Posted By contrex
Ruislip Station sidings

Are London Underground lines designated "Up" and "Down"? I have found a set of signalling diagrams for the Uxbridge branch as it was in 1948...

http://www.harsig.org/PDF/Uxbridge_Branch.pdf

....and...
Forum: London Transport December 21st 11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By contrex
Two Heads Are Better Than One: Where Did Graham Bond Die?

On Wednesday, 21 December 2011 16:37:17 UTC, Basil Jet wrote:
On 2011\12\21 16:08, contrex wrote:
There wasn't any "Overground" in 1974.

And yet the station now known as Alexandra Palace...
Forum: London Transport December 21st 11, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By contrex
Two Heads Are Better Than One: Where Did Graham Bond Die?

There wasn't any "Overground" in 1974.
Forum: London Transport December 20th 11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By contrex
Forum: London Transport February 27th 11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,951
Posted By contrex
Pram Rage Incident

On Feb 25, 4:59*pm, "Mizter T" wrote:

Not quite sure how this thread has turned to discussion of capital
punishment though.

"If there was proper justice he'd be dead...
Forum: London Transport January 30th 11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By contrex
More on ''Up/down/northbound/westbound?''

On Jan 29, 11:57*pm, wrote:

Isn't this just yet more evidence of the Met's long standing pretensions
to be a main line railway?

I beat you to that by about 4...
Forum: London Transport January 29th 11, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,186
Posted By contrex
More on ''Up/down/northbound/westbound?''

On Jan 29, 4:00*pm, D7666 wrote:

They look like old enamel signs but are definitely still in use.

The Met used to have "main line" pretensions, didn't it?
Forum: London Transport December 28th 10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,849
Posted By contrex
Google Maps amusement

On Dec 22, 3:39*pm, "Richard J." wrote:

I note also that it has a bed symbol against "Wood Lane station". *With
H&C running water en suite, presumably.

Oh, my...
Forum: London Transport September 28th 10, 06:53 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,356
Posted By contrex
Up/down/northbound/westbound?

On 28 Sep, 07:14, bob wrote:

Out if idle curiosity, at what point on the Heathrow loop does
westbound become eastbound?

Since the loop is unidirectional, surely at entry...
Forum: London Transport September 16th 10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,919
Posted By contrex
LU fraud

On 15 Sep, 09:47, wrote:

I'm going to have to keep his post, its the best foot in mouth I've seen
in many a year. :)

Fair cop. That'll teach me. Isn't it some kind of...
Forum: London Transport September 14th 10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,919
Posted By contrex
LU fraud

On 14 Sep, 09:50, wrote:

LOL :) Thus speaks a man whose sole comment has been to point out a standard issue typo.

"Fair for "fair" and "their" for "there" are not "typos"....
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