Posts tagged ‘railway’

December 1, 2019

Snow

by duncanr

one of the things I miss living where I now do is – snow

I loved winters in Scotland and Canada for the weeks of deep, deep snow. Here in Brum, we’re lucky to get a few centimeters for a day or two before it melts away so the news this morning that Scotland was expecting 40 days of snow got me reminiscing about past winters in Scotland and wishing I was back home again

Coincidentally, a friend today emailed me a link to this . .

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October 17, 2019

Not many folk know this . . .

by duncanr

July 17, 2018

Backbone of the Sahara

by duncanr

July 18, 2014

The Train now standing . . .

by duncanr

commuterThis is a special announcement for the passenger standing on platform 9

South African Railways regret to announce that the 10.30 express from Johannesburg to Nigel won’t be going anywhere very fast because of a fault on the line – some buggers have nicked it !

http://tinyurl.com/ntaoj3u

July 2, 2012

Nest

by duncanr
February 27, 2011

Oops, There goes Another One

by duncanr

Authorities in Australia are concerned at the increasingly lemming like behaviour exhibited by children – who have been falling on to the rail tracks in Sydney at the rate of one a day.

They claim these are accidents but . . .

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October 19, 2009

All the fish you can eat.

by NobblySan

Penguin_salespromo

And for dessert, could we perhaps interest sir in a penguin, before he has to catch the train home?

We have plenty to choose from.

There’s some bloody weird goings-on in Yorkshire, ah tell thi’!

February 5, 2009

Cow causes chaos

by noseycow
 
And its not even Friday…
 
 
 
 
Naughty cow

Naughty cow

 
January 1, 2009

Booking clerks ‘blootered’

by duncanr

Four booking clerks in India face disciplinary action after complaints by rail passengers queuing to buy tickets. It seems 3 of the clerks closed their ticket booths around 2pm Wednesday afternoon and started partying. The remaining clerk on duty disappeared every 2 minutes. When the 100 strong queue waiting to buy tickets complained, he told them to ‘mind their own business’ (though probably not using those words) At which point some would-be passengers contacted the Railway Police

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