Recent content by michael74

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    Merseyrail Class 777

    Quite fast as well...
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    Tissue begging on trains

    This is quite serious, not to be sneezed at.... (would someone be so kind as to pass me my coat).......
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    Tissue begging on trains

    While not railway themed, there was a guy in my local Spoons who would walk in, and go around the whole pub telling people how he has just been bin bagged and needs 20p to get the bus home, by the time he finished, he would be at the bar with enough for a pint.. Problem was he wasn't the...
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    Info -service delivery assistant

    Doing a bit of future planning, to see if I could afford the pay drop, has anyone got an idea of the take home pay after shifts etc? Thanks in advance
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    Unusual cancellation reason

    My favourite: This train has been cancelled because of the train making extra stops because a train was cancelled
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    DB Cargo - Truth Hurts

    I have applied to DB Cargo for the same post, got rejected at the paper sift, applied to GWR got through to the 1st OPC test; both applications mirrored each other.... thats just the nature of railway recruitment, it may not have been anything to do with your past just that there were better...
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    A career as a signaller

    One last question, does anyone know the shift pattern for a Crossing Keeper at Red Cow LC?
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    A career as a signaller

    Thanks both, appreciated
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    A career as a signaller

    Good morning learned forum colleagues.... A crossing keeper post at Red Cow Exeter has come up with a salary of £26,485 per annum. Does anyone know if that is basic before shift/unsocial payments and would anyone know what it would be if those payments were added? Thanks in advance.
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    GWR Pacers

    Oh I don't know I think I have filled a few bytes of server space with an anti pacer whinge :lol: Edit to add: but I am Northern by birth.... South West now lol
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    GWR Pacers

    I do have a (very small) soft spot for Pacers, except on a cold rainy day, sitting near the corridor connection with the delightful smell of diesel filling the area..... Edit to add: also on a hot stuffy day when its rammed.....
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    GWR Pacers

    I must have an abnormally long ankle to knee ratio :lol:
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    GWR Pacers

    Clearly your not 6'1" with long legs....... :D :lol:
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    Dartmoor & Weardale Railways for sale

    I was under the impression the track after Coleford Junction is owned by BAR. I was reading the feasibility report via Devon CC into the Oakehamptom Park and Ride and it mentions that about 1/3 of the track and some bridges etc are in poor condition, as well as some level crossing issues, is...
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    Dartmoor & Weardale Railways for sale

    One of the comments off the FB thread was that one of the US based parent companies Iowa Pacific was in receivership.

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