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[email protected] Today 08:43 AM
On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:23:38 -0500 wrote: In article , d () wrote: On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:48:04 +0100 "Norman Wells" wrote: "Colin Reeves" wrote in message ... Lev.19:19 is broken if anyone plants two different crops in the same field, as do those who wear garments made of two different kinds of
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e27002 aurora Today 07:26 AM
On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:36:52 +0100, "NY" wrote: "e27002 aurora" wrote in message ... Usually it is also a liquid fast. But, it is only 24 hours. "Only" 24 hours? I'd find it very difficult to go without a glass of water (or a cup of coffee or some sort of liquid) every couple of hours. Going without food you can last a bit longer, though on the few occasions
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Recliner[_3_] Yesterday 09:00 PM
From: http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/news/europe/single-view/view/london-underground-to-take-jnp-maintenance-in-house.html Transport for London is to take the management of maintenance on London Underground’s Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines in-house when the current contract with Amey ends in late 2017, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced on August 24. The contract with Amey is a...
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Offramp Yesterday 06:17 PM
I have never really liked the queen and I was annoyed that Crossrail is going to be named after her. What has she ever done? So I am looking for a disrespectful way of referring to the Elizabeth Line while still being understood. I suppose Liz Line will be popular, along with Lizzy Line and Betty Line. What was that name Private Eye gave her? I might use that.
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Mizter T Yesterday 03:49 PM
https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/cycling/santander-cycles/business-accounts I remember people asking for these not long after the cycle hire scheme launched in 2010. Better late than never!
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Mark[_3_] August 23rd 16 11:29 PM
On 23/08/2016 13:52, Recliner wrote: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37167700 Quote: Virgin Trains has questioned footage showing Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a "ram-packed" service. In a film shown on The Guardian, the Labour leader said he was experiencing a problem "many passengers face every day" on the London to Newcastle train.
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Basil Jet[_4_] August 23rd 16 09:00 PM
This video is about 6 weeks old, but I don't recall seeing it before. Is it my imagination or is the name text over the entrance to TCR station in a font other than Johnson? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeitUQsA1Fs
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[email protected] August 22nd 16 10:53 AM
On Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:22:12 +0100 Nightjar wrote: On 21-Aug-16 5:44 PM, Tony Dragon wrote: .... See RAIB https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/paddington-safety-digest/derailment- t-paddington-16-june-2016 I'm not sure that facts are what many of the posters in this thread
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Basil Jet[_4_] August 20th 16 06:26 PM
.... are of course available at https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/publications-and-reports/working-timetables .. I have no idea why they are dated 7th August!
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Robin9 August 19th 16 05:53 PM
TfL have announced - to me at any rate by email - that Tower Bridge will be closed from the 1st of October until the 30th of December. It will be interesting to see how serious the resulting traffic problems will be during a three month period which normally sees larger than normal traffic flows.
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Offramp August 17th 16 07:17 AM
I heard on the BBC at 8am that the QEII bridge was closed owing to a crash that happened at 2am. There is no mention of when it might reopen. I suppose that if the crash is very serious then it might be closed permanently. I wonder what the crash was like? If it has taken a mnimum of six hours to clear up then I'm imagining something like Transformers: Age of Extinction sellotaped to Final...
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Michael R N Dolbear August 16th 16 10:31 PM
The Underground Storyteller by Alex Day Starts with a trip to see the Mumbles railway and rapidly takes up the history of the London Underground. "When Alex Day visited Wales to find the oldest passenger train in existence, he discovered it wasn't there. Faced with the idea that this could happen to the Tube, he set off to visit every station - all 270 of them - to see what stories they had...
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[email protected] August 16th 16 04:23 PM
In article -septembe r.org, (Recliner) wrote: wrote: On Tue, 16 Aug 2016 11:04:06 +0100 Neil Williams wrote: On 2016-08-16 09:50:19 +0000, Recliner said: It's probably better than most cab firms. The reason that black cabs
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Recliner[_3_] August 13th 16 01:50 PM
The story includes an interactive bar chart, but note that the stats ignore the lengths of the lines. So the long Central line has a lot more recorded crime than the short Bakerloo, but the rate per mile or station may not be so bad. But considering some of the areas it runs through, the DLR seems surprisingly...
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Adrian Caspersz August 12th 16 06:50 PM
Driving A Class 707 Train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiuWtJP3MbM -- Adrian C
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Recliner[_3_] August 11th 16 09:44 AM
The capital’s first ever Transport Commissioner has died at his home in New England aged 80. American Bob Kiley was recruited by former Mayor Ken Livingstone and spent six years as Britain’s highest paid civil servant, earning £2 million. The former CIA agent headed Transport for London during the introduction of the congestion charge and fought the part-privatisation of the...
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Offramp August 11th 16 07:49 AM
Near Epping, what is "Bank of England?"
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Tim Woodall[_2_] August 10th 16 04:39 PM
From 1st to 5th August northern line Bank trains were going to Edgeware and CX trains going to High Barnet with warnings that some trains might not stop at Camden Town. But this was still in place on Monday (8th). Unfortunately I wasn't aware of this until I changed from the Circle to Northern at KX (and nor were the staff at Liverpool street who I checked with) As someone who would rather take...
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Someone Somewhere August 10th 16 11:45 AM
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-37031646
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e27002 aurora August 7th 16 11:05 AM
On Sun, 7 Aug 2016 02:28:40 -0700 (PDT), CJB wrote: I am sure that many (most?) here have had experiences of smart phone users being so engrossed with texting / Facebook / whatever that they stop just after getting off an escalator causing others behind to pile into them. Or maybe they suddenly stop in the open doorway of a train to read or send a text whilst everyone else is trying to get on...
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CJB August 7th 16 09:29 AM
I am sure that many (most?) here have had experiences of smart phone users being so engrossed with texting / Facebook / whatever that they stop just after getting off an escalator causing others behind to pile into them. Or maybe they suddenly stop in the open doorway of a train to read or send a text whilst everyone else is trying to get on or off. On Friday at Feltham a SWT service to Waterloo...
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Robin9 August 4th 16 12:54 PM
TfL have released the following statement: QUOTE Sadiq Khan has committed to a dramatic expansion of the Transport for London (TfL) team responsible for tackling touting and illegal activity affecting the Capital's taxi and private hire trades. As part of a concerted drive to improve customer safety, an extra 250 Compliance Officers will be recruited and
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Someone Somewhere August 4th 16 09:35 AM
I saw this comment on Diamond Geezers blog: Noticed on an in-car map on the Jubilee Line yesterday that Barbican will be closed from September; I assume for Crossrail work. Anyone know any more details like how much (east and west?), how long etc.
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Recliner[_3_] August 4th 16 08:40 AM
An advanced signalling system that will allow trains to travel every two to three minutes through central London was successfully tested using Govia Thameslink Railway’s new Siemens Class 700 trains for the first time. The Thameslink Programme, part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan to provide a bigger, better, more reliable railway for passengers and businesses, achieved another...
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Matthew Dickinson August 3rd 16 09:50 AM
Keygo is set to expand to cover Thameslink up to Bedford and Great Northern as far as Huntingdon this autumn. There are also plans to expand its coverage to all TfL services. https://www.itso.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/itso-news-july2016-FINAL.pdf
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[email protected] August 1st 16 10:46 PM
In article , (Paul Corfield) wrote: On Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:31:48 -0600, wrote: Will it finally allow on-line top-ups that don't have to wait until the next day for collection? I don't think you will need to collect top ups at all. Every
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Basil Jet[_4_] August 1st 16 10:04 PM
No colouring, obviously, but at least it shows the gemoetry. No trams though... http://74f85f59f39b887b696f-ab656259048fb93837ecc0ecbcf0c557.r23.cf3.rackcdn.com//assets/library/image/e/original/elizabeth-line-network-map-jan-2016_final.gif
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Basil Jet[_4_] July 30th 16 12:11 AM
It seems that the 82, between North Finchley and Victoria, is about to be withdrawn. But don't worry, because the 13, currently running between Golders Green and Aldwych, is to be rerouted to run between North Finchley and Victoria via the exact route of the 82. Which makes me wonder why they didn't just withdraw the 13 and leave the 82 as it...
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Basil Jet[_4_] July 29th 16 01:53 PM
On 2016\07\29 13:50, Schnuzelbug (Chris Date) wrote: Photos and video in link. --- Crossrail Elizabeth Line trainset unveiled http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/traction-rolling-stock/single-view/view/crossrail-elizabeth-line-trainset-unveiled.html "UK: The first of 66 electric multiple-units for the Crossrail project was unveiled by Transport for London at Bombardier’s Derby...
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Basil Jet[_4_] July 27th 16 10:38 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4e-Al90tSs
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