Bletchleyite's Recent Activity

  1. Bletchleyite replied to the thread LNER Azuma (Class 800/801).

    In the UK I have only experienced that in two types of stock. Pacers and Mk4 coaches. The 80x doesn't even come close to that.

    16 Jul 2019 at 16:13
  2. Bletchleyite replied to the thread LNER Azuma (Class 800/801).

    That's interesting, as my observation is that Mk3 is best of the three (though with the characteristic sway), 80x in the middle (OK but...

    16 Jul 2019 at 15:28
  3. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Keith Williams suggests government should take a back seat in franchising.

    This needs vesting in a Government entity to ensure it is properly funded, and all future new employees need to go onto investment based...

    16 Jul 2019 at 14:32
  4. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Abellio Greater Anglia new Stadler Flirt trains..

    New thread re coffee discussion: https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/filter-coffee-vs-espresso.186264/

    16 Jul 2019 at 14:14
  5. Bletchleyite posted a new thread.

    Catering on Greater Anglia's new trains (and Filter coffee vs espresso debate)

    I wonder if the 745 Stansted express will have trolley service come back and the 755s aswell

    Forum: Trip Planning & Reports

    16 Jul 2019 at 14:13
  6. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Acceptable Law Breaking (and other morality questions).

    It generally depends on the area - they are used where there is a high instance of theft but not where there isn't. The German budget...

    16 Jul 2019 at 13:45
  7. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Catering on Greater Anglia's new trains (and Filter coffee vs espresso debate).

    Cups are mostly as bad, to be fair (due to the plastic lining), though reusable cups would not be viable for at-seat service (nowhere to...

    16 Jul 2019 at 13:42
  8. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Creation of class 230 DEMUs from ex-LU D78s by Vivarail.

    To be fair I support that method of operation for all UK train services that aren't already DOO, and would probably support converting...

    16 Jul 2019 at 13:36
  9. Bletchleyite replied to the thread LNR new WCML timetable, May 2019 (in open data feeds).

    Well, you know my views on those :)

    16 Jul 2019 at 13:24
  10. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Terrible Northern Ticket Machine Update.

    The latter is valid, but the former...Switzerland is not a very big country, and SBB is probably the size of a large TOC - something...

    16 Jul 2019 at 13:18
  11. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Catering on Greater Anglia's new trains (and Filter coffee vs espresso debate).

    Filter coffee - now there's a good plan. Has any other UK TOC done that before?

    16 Jul 2019 at 11:41
  12. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Petition to bring back the buffet on GWR.

    The entire RailJet product offering looks like it would be very suitable for the Westcountry route, to be honest (that and XC). Maybe...

    16 Jul 2019 at 11:35
  13. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Petition to bring back the buffet on GWR.

    To be fair VT do staff both buffets in 10-car Voyager sets. It does have an advantage - less of a walk and less of a queue. It's a...

    16 Jul 2019 at 11:33