Carlisle's Recent Activity

  1. Carlisle replied to the thread ASLEF push for more female and BAME drivers.

    Very well said, the superior salaries of privatisation have unfortunately been a major contributor towards a lackadaisical culture...

    23 Jun 2019 at 13:38
  2. Carlisle replied to the thread SWR Strike action 18/06 - 22/06.

    With today’s mobile network technologies being claimed suitable to control driverless cars fairly soon, surely determining length &...

    23 Jun 2019 at 12:23
  3. Carlisle replied to the thread Settle & Carlisle Line - Past, Present & Future.

    Class 221s would be best, performance wise if we are talking about using existing rather than brand new stock,.

    21 Jun 2019 at 14:58
  4. Carlisle replied to the thread Caledonian Sleeper.

    No but Couchettes are still reasonably popular & considered pretty safe in Europe etc, they’ve just never caught on here .

    21 Jun 2019 at 10:41
  5. Carlisle replied to the thread SWR Strike action 18/06 - 22/06.

    Aren’t driver training courses nowadays intended for recruits with no previous experience in the sector, just an employer willing to...

    19 Jun 2019 at 17:15
  6. Carlisle replied to the thread Network Rail in line to take control of trains in major overhaul.

    So this won’t address any of the major longstanding criticisms & problems associated with the franchise system (highlighted recently by...

    19 Jun 2019 at 07:11
  7. Carlisle replied to the thread SWR Strike action 18/06 - 22/06.

    I’m no fan of franchising, the current government or the DFT but the Association of British Commuters were hardly an impartial rail...

    18 Jun 2019
  8. Carlisle replied to the thread SWR Strike action 18/06 - 22/06.

    it’s illegal for unions themselves to organise sympathy strikes but individual workers can’t legally be dismissed for simply refusing...

    18 Jun 2019