Harpers Tate's Recent Activity

  1. Harpers Tate replied to the thread "TfL staff perk that lets housemate travel free 'cost record £42m in lost revenue last year'".

    How can anyone conjuring up such a statistic know how many journeys would in fact have been made, were proper fares payable? For that -...

    23 Aug 2019 at 16:01
  2. Harpers Tate replied to the thread Creation of class 230 DEMUs from ex-LU D78s by Vivarail.

    If the cooling occurs whilst the thing is on charge, which is when it matters most (i.e. to avoid the very issue you incorrectly claim...

    23 Aug 2019 at 08:19
  3. Harpers Tate replied to the thread Explorer 55 ticket from Northern.

    Still live on their website viz: https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/explorer-55 (not that this proves anything). And here...

    23 Aug 2019 at 08:05
  4. Harpers Tate replied to the thread Should Penalty Fares be abolished?.

    Another approach might be to wholly change the psychology surrounding "buy before you board". It would (at least as far as "regulated...

    21 Aug 2019 at 11:12
  5. Harpers Tate replied to the thread [Poll] - London-Hull: Hull Trains or LNER?.

    In my view, it matters not whether there is any "malicious" revenue extraction occurring here. The outcome is that - Hull has many, many...

    21 Aug 2019 at 07:58
  6. Harpers Tate replied to the thread Penalty Fares - Thousands of Passengers Overcharged.

    Indeed. However, as with so many things, in reality (as opposed to theory) things are not black and white; they are shades of grey....

    21 Aug 2019 at 07:49
  7. Harpers Tate replied to the thread Sheffield/Rotherham Tram-Train update.

    Provide some signs off the M1 to the park and rides Agree Meadowhall Park and ride needs to be 10 times larger. Agree - although it's...

    20 Aug 2019 at 08:02
  8. Harpers Tate replied to the thread [Poll] - London-Hull: Hull Trains or LNER?.

    That's about it, really. The Q was about going from London to Hull. Choices are 1: travel at ~1715 (in which case LNER is an option)...

    19 Aug 2019 at 07:49
  9. Harpers Tate attached a file to the thread Ongar Branch Closure.

    Here is a little nostalgia for you: [ATTACH]

    1975-101 Ongar.jpg 18 Aug 2019 at 16:55
  10. Harpers Tate replied to the thread [Poll] - London-Hull: Hull Trains or LNER?.

    Hull Trains = more comfortable, more frequent and often a bit cheaper. And they don't penalise people who buy onboard. Presently...

    18 Aug 2019 at 13:34
  11. Harpers Tate replied to the thread A Formula For Window Alignment?.

    Or perhaps it's that Mk1 were designed and built with both seats and windows considered together in the dimensions. Rather than (I...

    18 Aug 2019 at 12:49