Why are Driver diagrams aka SHIELA's?

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O L Leigh

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I'm sure it's an acronym, although I don't know what it stands for. The name relates to the software package that generates the print-outs.

But it's not the diagrams themselves that are called Sheilas, it's the schedule cards with the timings and stopping patterns on them.

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O L Leigh:1123611 said:
I'm sure it's an acronym, although I don't know what it stands for. The name relates to the software package that generates the print-outs.

But it's not the diagrams themselves that are called Sheilas, it's the schedule cards with the timings and stopping patterns on them.

O L Leigh
Are they like a bus drivers running board
 

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Sheila is the software which produces the schedule cards. Driver and conductor diagrams are uploaded to it electronically and Sheila converts them into full schedule cards.
 

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The only reliable source I can find online seems to be this one.

Reading the last paragraph, Sheila might not even be an acronym. :rolleyes:
 
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