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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby rogf24 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:01 pm

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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby TA3001 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:16 pm

(Doesn't make me happy or grumpy)

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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby TA3001 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:30 am

Possibly eliminating the need to board the rogue Morphettville SL202 CNG 873 again (Adelaide's other 1636).
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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:59 am

Passengers who arrive about 11 minutes AFTER a train is due to leave, instead of around 5 to 10 minutes BEFORE a train is due, & the driver leaves - :lol: WITHOUT THEM! :lol:

No wonder the guard & staff gave dirty looks, not that I blame them.

(* Valid reasons excepted of course)
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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby TA3001 » Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:37 pm

Newcastle Flyer wrote:Passengers who arrive about 11 minutes AFTER a train is due to leave, instead of around 5 to 10 minutes BEFORE a train is due, & the driver leaves - :lol: WITHOUT THEM! :lol:

No wonder the guard & staff gave dirty looks, not that I blame them.

(* Valid reasons excepted of course)


I remember being in Adelaide station around 2000 or a bit after watching a Belair train depart from platform 1, and the driver must have stopped at least 4-6 times to enable late passengers to board. In my opinion, trains should just leave without them to reduce liability for late running. There's hardly any time to make up in train schedules, in comparison to Adelaide's very on time running friendly bus timetables.
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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby Swift » Fri Feb 09, 2018 11:16 pm

Finding out that Perth's transport agency upholds standards that keep the Bustech VST shut out from consideration!
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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby Newcastle Flyer » Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:07 pm

TA3001, the passengers had to swap platforms as the four of the cars had failed air-conditioning. The train that did make the service was already 11 minutes late, as they had to join the two four trains together. But this "dear" on a walker & her companions didn't arrive until 11:26 & she was "screaming" out "Hey wait for us". And yes, I said you should arrive BEFORE a train is due to leave.

Should be more of it, that is unless for valid reasons, thou should shut thy doors-ith & leavith!
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Re: What makes you happy today?

Postby TA3001 » Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:01 am

Doesn't astound me, but it must be the most efficient and reliable processor ever made! Read the description.

https://www.theverge.com/2018/6/5/17428 ... putex-2018
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