ainsworth74's Recent Activity

  1. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Northern 158 query.

    Thanks for clearing that up. I shall take it up with them directly! :lol:

    23 Jul 2019 at 10:38
  2. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Northern 158 query.

    How do you know? I'm informed by a source I would trust that 158s are not route cleared and indeed the crews that sign 158s do not sign...

    23 Jul 2019 at 10:16
  3. ainsworth74 replied to the thread More dangerous lineside behaviour around Flying Scotsman.

    We appearing to be steaming in quite significant circles at the moment and have got two camps (will/could be banned vs never will be...

    23 Jul 2019 at 10:07
  4. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    Certainly, but less surprised than if it turned up in the same sort of container I get my chips in from my local pizza place :lol:

    22 Jul 2019 at 19:49
  5. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    You prefer a chip tray? From an operation trading on the idea that they offer a premium experience?

    22 Jul 2019 at 19:49
  6. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    CrossCountry use them in 1st class to serve various sorts of food that they do. I've had a very nice wrap delivered in one with crisps...

    22 Jul 2019 at 19:00
  7. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Exit Failing Grayling: the £3bn master of disaster expected to bow out.

    A gentle reminder that just because you use **** doesn't mean you're not swearing on contravention of the Forum Rules when we can all...

    22 Jul 2019 at 09:16
  8. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Inspectors on Buses.

    They are the only firm where I've ever experienced an inspection on a bus which only happened once. This was about eight years ago I'd...

    21 Jul 2019 at 19:55
  9. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Grand Union Trains Plans to run from London to Cardiff.

    Because decisions on Open Access are taken by the ORR. So even if the Welsh Government are deeply in love with the proposal and don't...

    20 Jul 2019 at 23:58
  10. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Keith Williams suggests government should take a back seat in franchising.

    A very different government in a very different time promised that!

    20 Jul 2019 at 20:40
  11. ainsworth74 replied to the thread Pointless railcard rule (tickets for future journeys at ticket offices).

    It of course does depend on the ticket clerk to some extent as well. I've recently purchased tickets for travel in the future both...

    19 Jul 2019 at 22:51
  12. ainsworth74 replied to the thread LNER Azuma (Class 800/801).

    Surely LNER will be able to operate at least two per hour on electric as that matches the current number of electric services, roughly,...

    19 Jul 2019 at 18:27