samuelmorris's Recent Activity

  1. samuelmorris replied to the thread New trains for East Midlands Franchise.

    I assume the performance requirement has been quietly dropped?

    19 Jul 2019 at 09:11
  2. samuelmorris replied to the thread Greater Anglia 2019 - What could possibly go wrong?.

    Yup, sadly one of the worst things about the railways in our neck of the woods is the customers...

    18 Jul 2019 at 19:58
  3. samuelmorris replied to the thread Greater Anglia 2019 - What could possibly go wrong?.

    There's only one guy manning the twitter tonight as well, poor sod. I had a similar day running our helpdesk at work solo for a few...

    18 Jul 2019 at 19:41
  4. samuelmorris replied to the thread Greater Anglia 2019 - What could possibly go wrong?.

    The cushions are quite narrow, I'll admit. We're straying into seat discussions again though, this is a thread about the TOC, not the...

    18 Jul 2019 at 19:36
  5. samuelmorris replied to the thread Greater Anglia 2019 - What could possibly go wrong?.

    They're Quantum seats. I prefer them to ironing boards but they are similarly firm. Personally I think they're one of the better new...

    18 Jul 2019 at 19:31
  6. samuelmorris replied to the thread Northern Class 195: Construction/Introduction Updates.

    Part of that slowness, however, is frequency. If you have to use more than one train, hourly services really slow things down, far more...

    18 Jul 2019 at 13:46
  7. samuelmorris replied to the thread GN Class 717.

    I'd imagine a manual 'off' button would be simplest for that.

    18 Jul 2019 at 10:56
  8. samuelmorris replied to the thread GN Class 717.

    Disabling A/C on demand on units without any openable windows, however, is a bit risky.

    18 Jul 2019 at 10:31
  9. samuelmorris replied to the thread Class 800 upgrades to address performance and reliability issues.

    20m47 according to Raildar, but then that assumes the clocks at Swindon and Bristol Parkway agree and that the trigger points are in the...

    17 Jul 2019 at 23:44
  10. samuelmorris replied to the thread Thameslink/ Class 700 Progress.

    Is this not still from interworking diagrams where only 8-car services can operate? I was under the impression the only reason 8-cars...

    17 Jul 2019 at 23:42