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If taxis were run like the railways...

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What would a taxi service be like?

Possibly something like this..

- You could book a taxi in advance for a long distance journey for as little as £1
- Loud announcements and beeping noises would be heard constantly on 'Virgin Taxis'
- 'Central Taxis' would double all fares for long distance taxi journeys.
- Cheaper taxi fares would be possible by paying a fare to go half-way, and then paying another fare to go the other half of the journey. Known as "combo fares", this would save a significant amount.
- The taxi routeing guide would determine the permitted routes you could take. 1,000,000 pages long it is subject to change without warning and can only be used by those with a Degree in how to use it. If you were caught taking a taxi on an invalid route, a Travelling Taxi Inspector may give you a penalty fare, if you boarded a 'Penalty Fare taxi' in a 'Penalty fare zone'.
- If your taxi was delayed due to congestion you would be allowed to complain to the taxi company and get a refund. The longer the taxi journey takes, the greater the refund ( :lol: ). The taxi driver would have to apologise to the customer every 5 minutes.
- First Class taxis would operate across the Pennines. For an overpriced supplement you would get a red seat and a 50% chance of a free cheapo cup of coffee (drink at own risk and not while going over bumps).
- All 'slam door' taxis would be immediately withdrawn and replaced by slide-door taxis.

;) :lol:
 
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- Yorkie and co would, strangely, do 'overnighters' at Taxi Ranks across the country, trying in vain to have a glimpse of the 5 or so 'London Cabs' ( ETH heating, Split headcode boxes ) pottering around the network :lol:
 

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40445 said:
- Yorkie and co would, strangely, do 'overnighters' at Taxi Ranks across the country, trying in vain to have a glimpse of the 5 or so 'London Cabs' ( ETH heating, Split headcode boxes ) pottering around the network :lol:
:shock: :lol:
 

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What would the TTIs think of those travelling in the current slide door taxis? All the ones around my area are designed for disabled people ;)

Are double headed taxis permitted?
 
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