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by codek2
Thu 19 Dec, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Wednesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

Re: It's Wednesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

you seem to be implying that it is totally funded by the government. It is not. It also seems to me unlikely it would default on those debts - thereby the guarantee is nothing to worry about. Even if it was a private company, the government would still be implicitly guaranteeing it, as it is effecti...
by codek2
Thu 19 Dec, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Wednesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 6
Views: 3077

Re: It's Wednesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

PART funded by the tax payer.. With the current government trying hard to reduce that through increased fare prices and efficiency gains.
by codek2
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Traffic & Parking
Topic: Foggy Lights
Replies: 45
Views: 15858

Re: Foggy Lights

thats true - most importers handle that for you though. Thats why you often see some pretty nice (often japanese) sporty cars, and yet they have these cheap and nasty rear foglights cludged onto the back!
by codek2
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Wallace House Surgery
Replies: 22
Views: 8423

Re: Wallace House Surgery

i said before on the old forum, so will repeat here, I think their appointment procedures are utterly appalling, its a terrible place to go.
by codek2
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 6488

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

errm, thats wrong anyway. There are plans to replace the FCC rolling stock, new stock being delivered from 2015 onwards.
by codek2
Mon 16 Dec, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Traffic & Parking
Topic: Foggy Lights
Replies: 45
Views: 15858

Re: Foggy Lights

No, I dont believe so.
However re: broken light there is a clause in the MOT that certain features if fitted must work, and foglights fall under that. (And there is a caveat that if the lights are uneconomical to repair people have been known to remove the switch in the cabin lol)
by codek2
Fri 13 Dec, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: Hertford North Disruption
Replies: 11
Views: 5215

Re: Hertford North Disruption

i'll echo the benefit of the twitter feed. I've had experiences where they actually know more than the driver does. ( altho often the driver just fails to share information - they are bad at that on firstcc )
by codek2
Wed 11 Dec, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: Traffic & Parking
Topic: Foggy Lights
Replies: 45
Views: 15858

Re: Foggy Lights

lol steve come on, cars have had automatic lights for ages now. Certainly way more than 5 years!
Havent you noticed how on a car in front they often come on briefly then turn off a few mins later when they drive under a bridge?
by codek2
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 8:25 pm
Forum: Housing
Topic: Queen Alexandra House
Replies: 10
Views: 5316

Re: Queen Alexandra House

Blimey, they'd take less then presumably. or they dont want to really sell. Are thereoffices in it at the moment?

still an utter bargain! forum based consortium buy it? :)
by codek2
Tue 03 Dec, 2013 10:47 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Local snow stories
Replies: 14
Views: 5706

Re: Local snow stories

yes snow snow, lots of snow coming according to the express..

great sledging hill just next to thieves lane..