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Dave A

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Hi all. Thought I'd start a new one, as I can't seem to find the old one. Although please delete this if I have overlooked it. :)

Name: David
Age: 18
Lives: London
Job: Heathrow Express CSR or London Underground CSA. Waiting to see who I start with first as both are useless with paperwork!
Transport Interests: London Transport (Buses, Tube, DLR etc), Slammers and Class 377's
Something I could not live without: My Oyster Card
Whats in my wallet: NI Card, Debit Card X2, Orange Top Up Card, CeX Membership card, Game reward card, Oyster Card, I.D. Card
 
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TheSlash

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7 Jun 2005
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Location
Marwell Zoo
Name Slash
Age not that old
Profession F-14 Tom Cat pilot for the US Navy
Transport interests Anything with wheels on that i can drive
Something i couldn't live without... My music
Whats in my wallet? PTS card, Union card, debit card, snooker club membership, Tesco club card, nectar card, discount thing for station shops, BRSA card and a few notes
 

Ascot

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Joined
26 Nov 2005
Messages
3,389
Location
Birmingham, UK
Name: Mark
Age: 21
Lives: Birmingham
Job: Local Government Officer
Transport Interests: Aviation
Something I could not live without: Hobbies & Interests
Whats in my wallet: Bite Card, Debit Card, Credit Card, Amex Platinum, Tesco Card, Taste Card, Regus Card, bmi Silver, BA Silver, Flybe Premier, Priority Pass, United Club, Intercontinental Platinum Ambassador, Best Western Diamond, ScotRail Advance, Virgin Traveller. £, US$ & €.
 
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Julian G

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9 Jun 2005
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Name - Julian
Username - juliang
Yahoo Groups Username - silverlink_wcml
Age - 16
Job - Student
Previous Jobs - Work Experience helping out kids in Year 7
Interests - Drawing, Playing the Piano, Trains , Exploring new places, school and Homework
Location - West Brompton
Local Buses - 74,190,430,N74,N97 & 28,391,N28
Local Stations West Ken,Earl's Court, West Brompton and Fulham Bway.
Special things in your area - Lilllie Bridge Depot, Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, Empress State Building
Locos You have seen at West Brompton
37,47,56,66,67,92
Locos You have seen at Kensington Olympia
37,59,60,66,67,73,92
Favourite Trains and Why?
92016- This was the first 92 i saw on the West London Line
37425- I went into the cab of it at Acton Yard (thank you Micheal W)
EPS 37s- My local 37s
47805- This was the First 47 i saw in a London Terminal
47854- I saw the loco at Willesden, this loco clags like a Kettle!
43167- I saw the Train get named by DPS staff and GNER at KX
319216- It's the only 319 so far which buzzes the Loudest
The Buzziest Trains you have been on
321405- 3rd Place
319216- It's BUZZFIRE
317511- This train remains Second Place, i'm sure Joe H will remember that journey to Tottenham Hale
What's in my wallet
There are two passes in my wallet, one is the Oyster pass which contains my Oyster, Thameslink DaySave, Z1-6 with a HEX logo on, and a Child Single to CJ, the other one is a National Rail one which contains an Expired Family Railcard,Doncaster Tickets, Lymington Town Tickets, I have also some money, batteries for my camera, Spare battery for my phone, Freight Timings for WLL

And that's that....
 

devon_metro

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Joined
11 Oct 2005
Messages
7,561
Location
London
Name: Liam Y
Age: 14
Lives: Paignton
Job: School
Transport Interests: Trains
Whats in my wallet: £3, CDR Paignton-Dawlish Warren, 4 Stagecoach bus tickets
 

The Snap

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10 Jun 2005
Messages
3,118
Everyone probably knows all this, but oh well! :razz:

Name: Rich
Age: 15
Lives: Mancnester
Job: School and East Lancs Railway Diesel Dept
Transport Interests: London Underground, National Rail
Favourite TOP: Freightliner
Favourite Classes: 37, 47, 57/0 (Freightliner), 66 (Freightliner with new light cluster), 90 (green Freightliner), 185, 390.
Something I could not live without: Nice food, Smirnoff Ice and Coke (the brown stuff!)
Whats in my wallet: Couple of quid, Co-Op bank card, ELR Memebership Card, ELR Safety Card, Bus Pass, Manchester to Crewe return rail ticket...
 

afterburner

Member
Joined
31 Aug 2006
Messages
20
Location
Royston, Herts
Name: Simon
Age: approaching 30
Lives: Formerly New Zealand, now North Hertfordshire
Job: IT Systems engineer
Transport Interests: Planes, trains and automobiles
Something I could not live without: The internet
Whats in my wallet: NI card, debit card, credit card, Tesco clubcard, drivers license, house key, pic of mrs, travel insurance card, breakdown assistance info, National Trust members card, Qantas frequent flyer card, some coins (but not enough).
 

nutter

Member
Joined
13 Nov 2005
Messages
769
Location
Albrighton, Nr. Wolves, Shrops
Name: Mark
Age: 17
Job: Network Rail apprentice (HMS Colinwood/Sultan)
special things around me: The bloke at the gate with a gun
Transport Intrests: Railways, sports bikes (yamaha R1),fighter jets in the RAF
Thing i need to live: (SCREAM IT EVERYONE) Jayne, and as a after thought Dr. Pepper
whats in my wallet: I don't have one
Things i carry round in my pockets Keyring with can-opener, couple of coppers, phone, little LED thing, phone swipe card, cash card, game card, NR name badge, Security pass, normally a bit of chocolate
 

Craig

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15 Jun 2005
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Location
Newcastle
Name: Craig
Age: 22
Live: Near Newcastle
Job: Draftsman, web devloper and c**t
Transport Intrests: Railways, abandoned railways, light rail and narrow gauge amongst other things
Thing i need to live: Oxygen
Whats in my wallet: Some money, few receipts, debit card, credit card, NI card, Tesco clubcard, travel pass, couple of old uni cards and some other stuff

Things i carry round in my pockets ... couple of coppers
Either they're very small policemen or you have very big pockets :shock:
 

37372

Member
Joined
24 Jul 2006
Messages
587
Location
Mexborough
Name: Thomas
Age: 14
Lives: Mexborough (Doncaster)
Job: School
Transport interests: Loco classes 01-60 and 71-92
Something I couldn't live without: Internet
Whats in my wallet: Priv card, various tickets, money, Metrolink ticket, ELR day rover and a small photo of 37606.
 

Turbostar

Member
Joined
15 Aug 2006
Messages
1,039
Location
Plymouth, Devon
Name: Martyn O
Age: 35
Lives: Plymouth
Job: Unemployed
Transport Interests: Trains/Railways, Aircraft, Computing
Favourite TOPs: Central Trains, Chiltern Railways, FGW, FSR, FTP, Island Line, SET, Silverlink, Southern, SWT, Virgin Trains, DRS, EWS, Freightliner, GBRf
Favourite Classes:37, 43(HST), 47/57, 59, 60, 66, 67, 90, 92, 153, 156, 158, 159, 170/171, 185, 220/221, 323, 334, 375, 376, 377, LU 1995 Stock
Special things in your area:FGW Laira Maintenance Depot
Something I could not live without:My PC, Xbox, PDA & mobile
Whats in my wallet: Debit card, Orange topup card, T-Mobile topup card, Vodafone topup card, Tesco clubcard, Somerfield saver card, WH Smith clubcard, Nectar card, NHS Medical Exemption card, Driving Licence, receipts, money
 

87015

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3 Mar 2006
Messages
4,448
Location
GEML/WCML/SR
Don't think i've done one before, sooo

Name: Ian
Age: 19
Lives: L.Buzzard
Job: Student-University of Birmingham (thats Birmingham NOT Aston!)
Transport Interests: "Modern Traction", bit of photting but a haulage man first and foremost.
Favoured classes: 87s! Will dabble in anything for a decent day out. On the preserved front always go for 25s and other small sulzers first
Hated classes: WITH A PASSION 390, 90(esp 001-015. RHOS sector!). Also not a great fan of 50s, 55s or EH 47s (yawn). Or 350s, no interest in 91 piffle.
Largest loco for haulage (service trains) 56016. MONSTER!
Most embarrasing requirement:37412. Oh half the 91 fleet!
Whats in my wallet: Bit of dosh, a few cards and some old validity.
 

Jordy

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9 Jun 2005
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8,464
Location
Leighton Buzzard
Name: Jordy
Age: 15
Lives: Grimsby
Job: School
Transport Interests: Trains, Trams, Tube etc
Something I could not live without: Err, Internet I s'pose!
Whats in my wallet: £15, 55008 sticker - still with backing, Welsh Highland Railway ticket, Natwest Card, Library Card, WHSmith Giftcard with 86p credit (!), Dubit Card, Royal Bank of Scotland card, New Clee to Carlton ticket.
 

Dennis

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8 Aug 2005
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Location
Trowbridge
Name - Dennis Lance
Age - Not quite past it yet
Occupation - analyst
Location - Trowbridge (near Bath)
Couldn't live without - fags, beer and curry
In my pockets - one used hanky
Interests - BVE, station bashing
WLTM - Elaine Holt
 

Mojo

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7 Aug 2005
Messages
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Location
0035
Name - Mojo
Age - 17
Occupation - Student/Station Adopter
Location - North Bristol (for my sins)
In my wallet - £25, lottery ticket; numerous reciepts; debit card; driving license, Political party membership card; photo of :love4:
Dislikes - Buses, especially overpriced ones run by First; Bristol City Council
 

16CSVT2700

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4 Sep 2005
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Location
Gdansk
Either they're very small policemen or you have very big pockets :shock:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Name: Jamie
Age: 18/19
Lives: Slough
Job: Bum
Transport Interests: National Rail, none of this tube/tram b()ll()x :toothy8:
Favourite TOP: TOP? teh fex0r?
Favourite Classes: 50, 40, 90, 58, 87, 56, 25, 33 in that order
Something I could not live without: This planet! Home, friends etc etc
Whats in my wallet: Here's my wallet;

Provisional driver's licence, £25, railcard, national insurance card, various crap.. erm oh a note saying "hello jamie" written on a fancy bit of notepaper awhhhh aint I speshal :lol:.
 

Tom C

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4 Jul 2005
Messages
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Name: Tom C
Location: Saaf London
Job: Gripper
Interests: Supporting Charlton Athletic (so really its a burden but someone has to do it), oldish buses (I own one :)) British Rail (literally, not the garbage we have now) and annual leave
Things I couldnt live without: 20 Benson and a box of matches, beer and annual leave
Favorite TOC: British Rail
Favorite trains: 302, 303, 304, 305, 309, 310, 312, Hampshires, Oxteds, Tadpoles, anything 3rd rail with slam doors, Hoovers, Cromptons, Bubbles, Choppers, Duffs.......very current
Things in Wallet: Thameslink staff pass, some First staff pass (try to keep that covered up), PRIV, FIP, Debit Card & Credit Card (neither with any money on them), some money, driving licence, AA membership card, Leyland National group membership card and chewing gum for the crafty fag moments
Dislikes: First, Ken Livingstone, Margaret Thatcher, Crystal Palace FC and Silk Cut. Oh and running out of annual leave.
 

eezypeazy

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4 Jul 2005
Messages
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Location
UK
Well, as everyone else is doing one...

edited to bring it up to date:

Name: eezypeazy
Age: 51
Lives: Prudhoe, Northumberland
Job: PR Consultant specialising in transport-related areas
Transport Interests: trains, buses, lorries, ships
Something I could not live without: My wonderful wife and children
 

Boxcars

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24 May 2006
Messages
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Location
Cambridge
Name: Neil
Username: Boxcars
Age: 52
Location: Cambridge, England.
Job: Superintendent of the Periodicals Enquiry Desk, Cambridge University Library (also Cambridge University Vice-Marshal).
Interests: Railways (British and American mostly), BVE, watching Union Pacific and BNSF etc. action on YouTube and Google Video, music, food, wine.
Favourite Classes: most British locomotives (special mention for HSTs :love10:) (plus the big stuff running on the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads).
Something I could not live without: The people I love, and railways.
Dislikes: Traffic jams (especially when you're stuck beside a main line railway). People who whinge about trains being late (and conveniently :protest: never mention those that are on time or within 5 minutes). Buses and planes are often late but nobody seems to mention this.
What’s in my wallet: Various plastic cards, £10 note, used rail tickets for Cambridge to St Ives in Cornwall and return, and Teignmouth to Dawlish and return, receipt for the sending of Rodda’s Cornish Clotted Cream, and a Lottery playslip.

:cya:
 

Tomnick

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10 Jun 2005
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Na-ame: Tom (as if you couldn't guess)
A-age: 19 as I write this, but only for a month more.
Location: Scunthorpe unless it's termtime, when it'll be Loughborough.
Job: Civil Engineering Student (and Campus Radio Chief Engineer)
Weekend Job: Signalman
Interests: Railways (generally operations stuff - not trainspotting!), Cycling, Music, Radio, Real Ale (in a nice quiet pub)
In my wallet: Various membership cards, cashpoint cards, North Norfolk SCWID card, Great Central's lesser ID card.
Not in my wallet: Money
Couldn't live without: Breakfast

Edit: last one changed due to popular demand and to aid retention of lunch. Apparantly.
 

devon_metro

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11 Oct 2005
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Location
London
Name: Neil
Username: Boxcars
Age: 52
Location: Cambridge, England.
Job: Superintendent of the Periodicals Enquiry Desk, Cambridge University Library (also Cambridge University Vice-Marshal).
Interests: Railways (British and American mostly), BVE, watching Union Pacific and BNSF etc. action on YouTube and Google Video, music, food, wine.
Favourite Classes: most British locomotives (special mention for HSTs :love10:) (plus the big stuff running on the Union Pacific and BNSF railroads).
Something I could not live without: The people I love, and railways.
Dislikes: Traffic jams (especially when you're stuck beside a main line railway). People who whinge about trains being late (and conveniently :protest: never mention those that are on time or within 5 minutes). Buses and planes are often late but nobody seems to mention this.
What’s in my wallet: Various plastic cards, £10 note, used rail tickets for Cambridge to St Ives in Cornwall and return, and Teignmouth to Dawlish and return, receipt for the sending of Rodda’s Cornish Clotted Cream, and a Lottery playslip.

:cya:
Teignmouth to Dawlish, do you know hen this was as i remeber somebocy getting that ticket on a 153 :p
 

Jx^

Member
Joined
13 Aug 2006
Messages
33
Location
Northumberland
Name: Mr Dunnyvache
Username: Dunnyvache
Age: 52
Location: Dunny, England.
Job: Jesus's uk based enforcer
Interests: :sex: Cider. Cows.
Favourite Classes:Class 170
Something I could not live without: Double lolly.
Dislikes: The M1
What’s in my wallet: Too many receipts, not enough money.
 

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