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Forum: London Transport January 26th 21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By David Cantrell
Model Railway Club logo

On Mon, Jan 25, 2021 at 12:37:24PM +0000, Peter Able wrote:
On 24/01/2021 20:44, Basil Jet wrote:
https://www.themodelrailwayclub.org/wp-content/themes/mrc-2/img/logo.svg
It is a striking...
Forum: London Transport December 11th 20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,192
Posted By David Cantrell
There's one line that won't be short of drivers...

On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 09:16:16AM +0000, wrote:

Wouldn't some aluminium and various other bits of gubbins between the
pilot and outside at least partly offset...
Forum: London Transport September 16th 20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,141
Posted By David Cantrell
Hammersmith Horror story

On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 09:15:18PM -0000, Recliner wrote:

There's bound to be some noisy heritage lobby that would be up in arms at
any suggestion ...

Of course. It's a listed building for no...
Forum: London Transport August 26th 20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By David Cantrell
Rail lessons from Grenfell?

On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 04:34:55PM +0100, Graham Harrison wrote:
On Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:02:54 +0100, MikeS wrote:
On 26/08/2020 00:00, Graham Harrison wrote:
That is true...
Forum: London Transport May 27th 20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,369
Posted By David Cantrell
Coronavirus: TfL reveals 20 busiest Tube and train

On Sat, May 23, 2020 at 08:54:32AM +0000, wrote:

Any government with a working pair of ******** (which rules out the current one)
could enact emergency legislation at a time...
Forum: London Transport April 21st 20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,306
Posted By David Cantrell
Free travel on London busses

On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 10:51:38PM +0100, MissRiaElaine wrote:
On 20/04/2020 21:40, David Cantrell wrote:
But this isn't about yobs deciding to have a go at you, it's about
accidentally...
Forum: London Transport April 20th 20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,306
Posted By David Cantrell
Free travel on London busses

On Mon, Apr 20, 2020 at 02:54:21AM +0100, MissRiaElaine wrote:
On 19/04/2020 23:54, Recliner wrote:
The screens are for virus, not yob, protection.
Not with holes in so you can hear people...
Forum: London Transport April 20th 20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,306
Posted By David Cantrell
Free travel on London busses

On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 10:20:53PM -0000, Recliner wrote:
David Cantrell wrote:
On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 04:07:36PM -0000, Recliner wrote:
I don't think there are...
Forum: London Transport April 20th 20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,306
Posted By David Cantrell
Free travel on London busses

On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 11:46:37PM +0100, MissRiaElaine wrote:
On 19/04/2020 22:27, David Cantrell wrote:
On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 04:47:40PM +0100, Richard wrote:
London's move to board by...
Forum: London Transport April 19th 20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,306
Posted By David Cantrell
Free travel on London busses

On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 04:07:36PM -0000, Recliner wrote:

I don't think there are many would-be paying punters at the moment, so it
hardly matters if their fares are collected or not.

20% of...
Forum: London Transport April 19th 20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,306
Posted By David Cantrell
Free travel on London busses

On Sun, Apr 19, 2020 at 04:47:40PM +0100, Richard wrote:

London's move to board by the middle door comes about a month after it
was done in several other European bus networks, I wonder how...
Forum: London Transport February 28th 20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 851
Posted By David Cantrell
Motion Sickness

On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 10:25:30PM -0000, Recliner wrote:
wrote:
Has anybody noticed how the electric and hybrid busses, particularly the
...
Forum: London Transport October 28th 19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,077
Posted By David Cantrell
C5 Fare Dodgers - question

On Fri, Oct 25, 2019 at 05:40:30PM +0100, MissRiaElaine wrote:
On 25/10/2019 16:49, Roland Perry wrote:
I leave the suction cup and stalk on the windscreen, and the camera just
clips to...
Forum: London Transport October 25th 19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,077
Posted By David Cantrell
C5 Fare Dodgers - question

On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 08:33:02AM -0000, Recliner wrote:

Would it also have aperture blades?

No. Partly because that's complicated and expensive and moving parts are
likely to break, partly...
Forum: London Transport October 24th 19, 10:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,077
Posted By David Cantrell
C5 Fare Dodgers - question

On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 02:09:26PM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:
In message , at 12:23:32
on Thu, 24 Oct 2019, David Cantrell ...
Forum: London Transport October 24th 19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,077
Posted By David Cantrell
C5 Fare Dodgers - question

On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 07:02:49PM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:
In message , at 16:08:54 on Tue, 22 Oct
2019, Recliner remarked:
...
Forum: London Transport October 7th 19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,233
Posted By David Cantrell
Heathrow CC

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 11:32:28AM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:
In message , at 10:47:38
on Fri, 4 Oct 2019, David Cantrell ...
Forum: London Transport October 7th 19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,233
Posted By David Cantrell
Heathrow CC

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 12:12:41PM +0100, tim... wrote:

find me a desirable part of London where you can buy a house for 300K

Thornton Heath. Hope that helps.

Of course, I now expect an argument...
Forum: London Transport October 7th 19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,632
Posted By David Cantrell
Boris's bus related jinxes continue

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 09:53:23AM -0000, Recliner wrote:
David Cantrell wrote:
If anything having a one way system will make it even better as you
won't have people...
Forum: London Transport October 4th 19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,233
Posted By David Cantrell
Heathrow CC

On Thu, Oct 03, 2019 at 11:56:27AM +0000, wrote:
On Thu, 03 Oct 2019 12:43:48 +0100
David Cantrell wrote:
On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 04:39:40PM +0100,...
Forum: London Transport October 4th 19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,632
Posted By David Cantrell
Boris's bus related jinxes continue

On Thu, Oct 03, 2019 at 11:43:40AM -0000, Recliner wrote:
David Cantrell wrote:
The second staircase helps make boarding quicker. It's a reasonable
trade-off IMO.
...
Forum: London Transport October 3rd 19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,233
Posted By David Cantrell
Heathrow CC

On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 04:39:40PM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:

And moving house to be near a job, especially one like Heathrow, isn't
a walk in the park.

It's something that vast numbers of...
Forum: London Transport October 3rd 19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,632
Posted By David Cantrell
Boris's bus related jinxes continue

On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 05:35:29PM +0100, MissRiaElaine wrote:
On 02/10/2019 15:19, Richard wrote:
I don't think the articulated buses were monstrosities either, in my
opinion they were the...
Forum: London Transport October 3rd 19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,632
Posted By David Cantrell
Boris's bus related jinxes continue

On Tue, Oct 01, 2019 at 10:05:41AM -0000, Recliner wrote:
David Cantrell wrote:
I don't get this antipathy to the Boris buses. I'm a passenger,
frequently. They do...
Forum: London Transport October 1st 19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,632
Posted By David Cantrell
Boris's bus related jinxes continue

On Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 12:22:22PM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:

And today Boris's latest idea is to spend (or is he expecting someone
else to spend) ?220m on new buses (and all contactless...
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