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  1. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Dangerous Driving?.

    It's somewhat old fashioned and presumably wouldn't be allowed on the big railway, but in the context of a 25mph preserved railway I...

    22 Feb 2020 at 18:28
  2. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Break of journey - what happens if guard signs ticket?.

    Because they cost a fair bit of money - over a hundred quid I believe, whereas biros are 10p. It will all be replaced with scanning...

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:46
  3. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Altered Settle-Carlisle and Bentham line services from 17 Feb.

    More the rattled ears from the Class 158! :D

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:45
  4. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Owning a part of a pacer (or any other train for that matter).

    TfL seem to think it worthwhile to sell interesting bits - door buttons was the most recent one I saw (I almost bought one). Given the...

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:35
  5. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Break of journey - what happens if guard signs ticket?.

    I also forgot to mention the famous issue of the Euston barrier staff (who are railway employees), who would seemingly reject something...

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:16
  6. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    It would seem obvious for a sleeper train to design it so you could shove luggage under the lower bed. Is this not the case? But this...

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:12
  7. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    I'm sure most people have a satisfactory journey. The problem is that the marketing isn't about a satisfactory journey, it's not the...

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:10
  8. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Owning a part of a pacer (or any other train for that matter).

    Thinking on, though, if you want seats it might be as easy just to acquire a set of Leyland National seats - they're the same! I think...

    22 Feb 2020 at 15:07
  9. Bletchleyite replied to the thread TRIVIA: Practices that are peculiar to the UK.

    In Dutch houses is it only downstairs, then? Does that not cause accidents as half asleep people stumble down the stairs? That said...

    22 Feb 2020 at 13:42
  10. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    Rather depends on the OP's plans. There are cases where I would prefer an early wakeup and a bit of discomfort, and there are cases...

    22 Feb 2020 at 13:24
  11. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Travel Between London Terminals During Disruption.

    Though it would be possible to send something saying "please check, your journey may be affected" in the event of any Tube disruption in...

    22 Feb 2020 at 13:03
  12. Bletchleyite replied to the thread Class 745 Stadler FLIRTs (Intercity Trains).

    Are there any Sunday diagrams for these units?

    22 Feb 2020 at 13:01
  13. Bletchleyite replied to the thread What do you think about BT.

    I used them for years, never had an issue with them. Slightly expensive but always did the job and the customer service was fine (made...

    22 Feb 2020 at 13:01