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jdennis

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[quote=aamslfc]Considering people in this city can't even use transport apps to figure out basic timetable and connection info, I wouldn't expect them to use a door/exit app.

Also, I don't see anyb ...

Recently I found out about an app for the London Underground which provides you with information about which door of the train to board, so that when you get off the train your exit/interchange is rig ...

It is impressive, I saw it recently when in Sydney. That whole area looks a lot cleaner, brighter and more modern now.

Not much use if the trains still don't run on time, but at least you can be in ...

Posted 29 May 2015 21:04 in The Lounge by jdennis

[quote=RTT_Rules]ALP and Bill Shorten's biggest weakness is failing to make tough stances on things like boat people and dealing with fighters going to ISIS and managing the deficit and debt. The late ...

I'm sure some on here will have a fit at the idea of anything remotely resembling progress, but this could be a good idea.

The obvious issues of course are power at night, in winter, overcast days  ...

Posted 16 May 2015 17:27 in New South Wales by jdennis

Sorry, Seb, have reset the moron detector to a higher level to cope with people who are too lazy/stupid to look for an answer.
theanimal
I have reset mine to an even higher level to cope ...

One of Qantas' Boeing 737s will do at least that between Sydney and Melbourne...

Posted 05 Apr 2015 19:41 in Sydney Suburban by jdennis

Does it? Y'sure? Checked Tripview today, and NXXX series run numbers were all V sets. 2XX run numbers were OSCars - with no "N" prefix.
s3_gunzel
Can I ask how you get that kind of info  ...

[quote=scoot]Hey guys, How far ahead should I book a seat if I wanted to give this a go. I'll be in Sydney in from June 10, 2015. Is it likely that any of these services will sell out? I'll be traveli ...

Posted 03 Apr 2015 22:02 in New South Wales by jdennis

[QUOTE=Watson374][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, 'Segoe UI', Segoe, 'Segoe WP', Tahoma, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif]The point stands that arriving at 8pm is not terribly useful.[/font] ...

Posted 03 Apr 2015 21:05 in New South Wales by jdennis

Firstly, thank you for explaining your proposal in such detail, it does make it clearer what you are trying to achieve.

My point is that IF the powers that be decide to run a train to a particular  ...

Posted 03 Apr 2015 11:20 in New South Wales by jdennis

[quote=Watson374]I've finished my latest timetable change. I'm going to put them out here for public scrutiny; I will let you guys attack my changes, but because I'm tired from a particularly brutal d ...

Posted 02 Apr 2015 21:03 in New South Wales by jdennis

[quote=djf01]Sitting on the bus to pt Augusta as I write this. 2+3 doesn't have to be as uncomfortable as an Oscar. Vline use it. You could fit three and a half of these bus seats across a train.

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Posted 01 Apr 2015 09:02 in New South Wales by jdennis

[quote=a6et]The realities are no matter how much anyone tries to juggle around with timetables, in order to get more mileage out of whatever trainset they propose, its no more than eating fairy floss ...

Posted 31 Mar 2015 16:41 in New South Wales by jdennis

[quote=djf01]Yes, the distances in NSW make it a conundrum. I still don't see a great deal of point in starting trains in the wee small hours. That doesn't mean you don't offer a service, but that's ...

Posted 27 Mar 2015 18:24 in New South Wales by jdennis

[quote=djf01]+1

Part of the reason the timetable is the way it is is built around the capability of the fleet.

I will make one comment on the timetable: I think some of the starts are too earl ...

Posted 26 Mar 2015 22:39 in New South Wales by jdennis

[color=#101010][font=Verdana]I'm not a regular poster here, more a reader, but I will take the opportunity to put in my 2c worth on this thread and try and sum up what I think are the key points. Plea ...

Posted 02 Mar 2015 20:49 in Sydney Suburban by jdennis

If you have Opal cards every passenger must have a card ie Family Fare conditions do not apply.
Throughwestmail
Ok, thanks for clearing that up.

Posted 02 Mar 2015 10:11 in Sydney Suburban by jdennis

Hi,

Just a question about whether the family fare deal available with paper tickets also applies to Opal cards.

http://www.transportnsw.info/en/tickets/concessions/families.page?

I'm going to ...

There were a few contenders last week for contributors in this thread to win the coveted "Tin Foil Hat Of The Week Award",

Divine3801 smashes all the opposition with this gem.
tezza
Per ...

[quote=DirtyBallast]Too bad that society as a whole tend to forget everything except the economy come election time. Shouldn't be that way of course, but unfortunately, it often is, and we are the poo ...

Posted 15 Feb 2015 18:13 in New South Wales by jdennis

[quote=seb2351]An unlikely probability given that historically that Werris Creek was a terminating location previously for Countrylink prior to a new interface agreement being signed between PN and ma ...

Posted 15 Feb 2015 17:53 in New South Wales by jdennis

I would hazard a guess 2 reasons

1) Access to stabling facilities

2) Access charges by PN

seb2351

It could also have been about availability of buses, as Tamworth would have bus comp ...

Posted 15 Feb 2015 16:21 in New South Wales by jdennis

According to that article the 'XPTs' between Sydney and Moree/Armidale were affected. Let's once again ignore the blatant mistake regarding the train type that seems to infect all media outlets everyw ...

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