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by captainch
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Ferry Observations 2020
Replies: 75
Views: 16295

Re: Ferry Observations 2020

so this govt doesn't care that visitors and normal people wish to retain the fresh water class ferrys .............PEOPLE COME TO SYDNEY TO RIDE THE LARGER FERRYS to manly for the experience of the ride you only have to llok at the line up to ride them ..............WHY FIX SOMETHING THATISN'T BROKE...
by captainch
Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: What happened to King Brothers?
Replies: 16
Views: 902

Re: What happened to King Brothers?

YES money was NO OBJECT even though they had none remember the top of the range 4x4 drives used to change over staff at depot runs all had the KING BROS EMBLEM ON MATS IN EACH 4X4 i remember going to a funtion of bus proprietors being told by the head GOVT BODY if only all NSW were operated like KIN...
by captainch
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 229
Views: 26004

Re: Covid-19

ON speaking to my local member today he spoke with the POLICE MINISTER and they CAN book you for the phone offence in NSW but can turn a blind eye in this case .........All you need is a good LAWYER to chalange this not that I'M condoning using your moblie while driving!
by captainch
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 229
Views: 26004

Re: Covid-19

i AGREE but the trouble is they tell you to STAY IN YOUR CAR do not get out but they don't say turn your engine off put hand brake on. SO TODAY AFTER GOING THROUGH THE BORDER QLD INTO NSW we stopped and walked back asked to speak to the officer in charge was told were he was asked him the question w...
by captainch
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 229
Views: 26004

Re: Covid-19

Interesting view if your on the nsw/qld border police stop you for i d and having a permit people shove their mobiles out the widow at police as its on their phone then they look at it wave you through............your car is still running and its in gear with the hand brake on ....................An...
by captainch
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Resignation of Rodd Staples, Secretary of Transport for NSW
Replies: 10
Views: 684

Re: Resignation of Rodd Staples, Secretary of Transport for NSW

the HEAD of transport NSW was sacked 2 days ago over the land deal at camelia and he also had a few run in with minister constance ............But would not the minister have to sign off on the land deals after all he is in charge and glady's WOULD HAVE TO HAVE APPROVED IT AS WELL.
by captainch
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8607
Views: 633066

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

So the head of transport gets the sack for buying land at camellia for light rail depot what the transport minister would have to sign off on it ! Same as health minister doesn't get to go to court over RUBY PRINCESS BUT HEAD OF HEALTH GETS GRILLED IN THAT CASE WHY DO WE HAVE A MINISTER are they unt...
by captainch
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8607
Views: 633066

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Travelled by JETSTAR during the last couple of days thought the crew onboard would be pleased to be back in the air BUT think while they were stood down they forgeoten how to treat people it was like it was a EFFORT to even notice you on the way off the plane no THANK -YOU KISS MY ARSE NOTHING to bu...
by captainch
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8607
Views: 633066

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

i AGREE WOMAN make good bus drivers but they are bad drivers in both sexes some had some males who drove ROAD TRAINS in the outback and made bad bus drivers due to the fact the sheep & cattle didn;t call up about being thrown around Some people are great drivers untill they are faced with HUMANS WEL...
by captainch
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8607
Views: 633066

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Who remembers being a PROFESSIONAL BUS/COACH DRIVER going out on the run you were doing in your car the night or day before so as not to make a fool of your self in getting lost and being loaned to another depot. it when you tool a pride in your job ..... thats long gone out the door.! on a trip to ...
by captainch
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Sydney Buses 2000.ST. 13/11/20
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: Sydney Buses 2000.ST. 13/11/20

WHY NOT SET IT ASIDE SEEING ITS GOING TO THE BUS MUSEUM they must have enough spare buses all it needs is to have a accident with the fools we have on the road at the moment! :shock:
by captainch
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Sydney Buses 2000.ST. 13/11/20
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: Sydney Buses 2000.ST. 13/11/20

wHY NOT SET IT ASIDE SEEING ITS GOING TO THE BUS MUSEUM they must have enough spare buses all it needs is to have a accident with the fool we have on the road at the moment!
by captainch
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: WOOLWORTHS.
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: WOOLWORTHS.

Yes And the PAPER bags are made in CHINA.
by captainch
Fri Nov 13, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: WOOLWORTHS.
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: WOOLWORTHS.

Thanks for your reply have done the things you mentioned called head office plus the local woolies over 6 times when you have only a woolies and the next best there is no COLES we have a I G A BUT THEY DO NOT HOME DELIVER! as we are over 75 and not allowed to leave . thank you for your concern We ha...
by captainch
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: WOOLWORTHS.
Replies: 5
Views: 203

WOOLWORTHS.

Woolworths Paper Bags, for home deliveries the last 3 deliveries we have had have had frozen food & milk delivered in THE NEW PAPER BAGS as soon as you pick them up from the door step the milk & frozen food falls through the bottom of the wet paper bags as we are not allowed to go to the store what ...
by captainch
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Parramatta light rail
Replies: 687
Views: 185385

Re: Parramatta light rail

NOT Only is stage 2 of the PARRAMATTA LIGHT RAIL CANNED Also announced tonights news the 7 new river cat ferrys have over 100 DEFECTS SINCE THEY ARRIVED WITH THE 2ND ORDER CANCELLED. never happened when we built our trains in newcastle also our ferrys which have lasted nearlly 50 years again built i...
by captainch
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Transport Discussion
Topic: What happened to King Brothers?
Replies: 16
Views: 902

Re: What happened to King Brothers?

I STILL remember the head of the govt agency sprouding if only all BUS OPERATERS & At the time WESTBUS-BUSWAYS.-FOREST south trans Were investing in new buses and buying out other small operators. a couple of weeks latter it all collasped and big court cases & banks were in volved and not a PEEP FRO...
by captainch
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: 11TH NOV.
Replies: 0
Views: 88

11TH NOV.

Today November 11th is a SPECIAL DAY Thank You for Your Service to all those men & women who gave their lives. Those who worked on the TRAMS- BUSES- FERRYS- TRAINS-WORKSHOPS REST IN PEACE= LEST WE FORGET.
by captainch
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!
Replies: 19
Views: 3084

Re: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!

Good news after all this time waiting on this special day as ex veteran PAUL from brisbane had to f the buses I WAS AFTER and we had a chat for about a hour about were we lived in sydney and how he travelled on our depots buses. also chatted about my tram days in brisbane were he lives now. So the o...
by captainch
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!
Replies: 19
Views: 3084

Re: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!

YES there has been a lot of trux model buses on e bay of late but not the 2 I WANT THEY DID A HELL OF A LOT OF THE EARLY DECKERS from england with sydney desto and they must have done a thousand buck rodgers atlanteen But still in hoping for the I WANT BUT will NOT PAY EXCESIVE PRICES like the perso...
by captainch
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8607
Views: 633066

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Also the big thing in TOWNSVILLE AND OTHER CITYS is people following postal vans and courier trucks what them leave parcels at people's front door then race up & they knock off the parcels before the people can get to them I Have had twice been at the window seen the courier by the time i/ve got to ...
by captainch
Thu Nov 05, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8607
Views: 633066

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

HAVING 2 CARS ONE is a mini I'VE HAD SINCE 1966 NEW AND MY PRIDE AND JOY .......BUT also having a falcon since new a 2010 model full LPG GAS now there are only 2 servo's in a huge city of TOWNSVILLE NTH QLD Who sell LPG GAS ONE IS CLOSING THIS FIDAY LEAVING ONLY ONE & YOU have to plan your trip as a...
by captainch
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Parramatta light rail
Replies: 687
Views: 185385

Re: Parramatta light rail

Would like to see light rail from mcquarie shops-uni-nth ryde-top ryde- medowbank -ermington/silverwater-olympic park. homebush -strathfield stn- burwood.
by captainch
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What makes you happy today?
Replies: 3112
Views: 381205

Re: What makes you happy today?

Was pleased to see the MELB CUP RUN with no crowds less rubbish to clean up -less drunks - there was still a winner plus more people bet on the cup more than ever JUST MAY do the same thing to football built less stadiums and use the money on hospitals & schools.
by captainch
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: 1993 Sydney 2000 Olympic Games host city bid win
Replies: 3
Views: 1743

Re: 1993 Sydney 2000 Olympic Games host city bid win

I Was driving a route 433 bus millers point to balmain just left the term at millers point there were crowds everywere at the pubs wasn't untill I GOT TO the old maratime building that it was announced 7 ALL HELL BROKE LOOSE People were trying to rock the bus thought they were going to tip it over I...

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