I see a lot of you youngsters are now using LUL [American] terminology for line directions. I.E. 'Northbound, eastbound' etc. What happened to traditional main line terms like 'Up and Down'?
Sprinter said:Some announcements on NLL stations you get instead of the usual platform 1 or 2, you get "The eastbound platform for the...."
Tom, you will get awfully confused at Rochford then, where the information posters say: Northbound: Southend; Southbound: Rayleigh, Shenfield, London. This is because I believe "one" use the term "north" to describe "from London" and south for "to London". So upon leaving Southend Vic even though you are geographically heading north you are actaully heading south!