Robertj21a's Recent Activity

  1. Robertj21a replied to the thread Nottingham 'Bus War'.

    So am I, plus observation of them operating over many years.

    25 Jan 2020 at 20:43
  2. Robertj21a replied to the thread Nottingham 'Bus War'.

    Why 'soon' ? - they've had similar problems for many months. They haven't really matched their hype for some years.

    25 Jan 2020 at 20:28
  3. Robertj21a replied to the thread Nottingham 'Bus War'.

    When you claim to be The Really Good Bus Company and you continually put out vehicles that are not up to the standard expected it's not...

    25 Jan 2020 at 17:56
  4. Robertj21a replied to the thread Nottingham 'Bus War'.

    Red Arrow dedicated coaches also somewhat reduced. At least 2 Mangos out in their place.

    25 Jan 2020 at 17:44
  5. Robertj21a replied to the thread DfT: South Western Railway NOT Financially Sustainable.

    Thanks for the 1970s confirmation. If a Trade Union can't even see the needs of the passengers and management then it's not at all...

    25 Jan 2020 at 14:02
  6. Robertj21a replied to the thread DfT: South Western Railway NOT Financially Sustainable.

    Ironic that there's probably no need to keep RMT 'in their box' - or indeed probably any need for further legislation. All that most...

    25 Jan 2020 at 12:55
  7. Robertj21a replied to the thread Availability of accessible rail replacement coaches.

    The documents I saw specifically excluded emergency situations.

    25 Jan 2020 at 06:47
  8. Robertj21a replied to the thread Availability of accessible rail replacement coaches.

    There's no 35 mile limit for the buses, quite apart from which much rail replacement work is less anyway. You're probably getting...

    24 Jan 2020 at 18:36
  9. Robertj21a replied to the thread Why are people opposed to HS2? (And other HS2 discussion).

    Ah, I sense an HS2 fanatic ....:E Most people's definition of North is anywhere above the Midlands. Most people's definition of South...

    24 Jan 2020 at 17:40
  10. Robertj21a replied to the thread Why are people opposed to HS2? (And other HS2 discussion).

    Well, I wasn't suggesting new lines into cities, or major expansion of existing city centre stations - I think you must be somewhat...

    24 Jan 2020 at 17:31
  11. Robertj21a replied to the thread Why are people opposed to HS2? (And other HS2 discussion).

    Why '......spread its influence over the southern half of England' when it's generally acknowledged that there is a split between...

    24 Jan 2020 at 17:18
  12. Robertj21a replied to the thread Why are people opposed to HS2? (And other HS2 discussion).

    I never said anything about no peak flow to London !. My point has always been the same as the comment in The Times which was, broadly...

    24 Jan 2020 at 17:10
  13. Robertj21a replied to the thread Jo Bamford completes Wrightbus takeover..

    Yes, quite. It's more than possible that the new contracts would cause First and Rotala to go elsewhere - or order even more !

    24 Jan 2020 at 16:37
  14. Robertj21a replied to the thread Why are people opposed to HS2? (And other HS2 discussion).

    It's not irrelevant though, is it ? One key point that HS2 supporters always use is that the volume of trains/pax heading *in* to...

    24 Jan 2020 at 16:05
  15. Robertj21a replied to the thread Why are people opposed to HS2? (And other HS2 discussion).

    No, surely the whole point being made was that 'pulling the plug' was to enable *other*, as in *totally different* things to be done....

    24 Jan 2020 at 15:59