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    Spending 2 hours on them each weekday and haemorraging £400 per month has given me a new interest in them that I never had - but not in a trainspotting way. More of a "Can't we do better than this?" way.

    So...

    Do you use trains?
    What do you think of the ones you use?
    What would make you use them more if you'd like to but can't?
    Are there old abandoned lines in your area that you'd like to see reopened to enable you to get from A to B? (The proposed Cambridge-Oxford line could mean a link to the designer outlet at Bicester - )


    http://www.railfuture.org.uk/tiki-pa...ame=RailFuture may give you some ideas.

    P.S. - This thread ain't about train spotting.
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    Damn I just got my mac, cucumber sandwiches and clipboard ready.

    http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/image..._anorak203.jpg
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    Choooo Choooo

    I do like trains

    Amazing things they are

    I LOVE THE NEW VIRGIN TRAINS

    5 million buttons to use the bathroom... ahhhhhh
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    Previously working in rail industry and using trains all the time, I know that trains are slow and rarely on-time and largely over-priced for what they offer!
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    i love trains :love:
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    Thomas the tank engine anybody... yesss...nooo...dust.
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    I spend a lot of time on 7 hour direct train rides from Kings Cross to Leuchars (St Andrews). The trains are pretty good although I did get one 70's retro brown stripey one once.

    The conductors are always pretty friendly-untill they've had to stop the train three times to investigate chavs smoking in the toilets...:rolleyes:
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    http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/stations/index.shtml was something someone posted on a similar thread I posted on another website - what happened to all those hundreds of stations that were left to the elements.
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    I just cant get enough
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    They're ok when they're working and on-time.

    Trainspotters are creepy - I remember when national express took over the trains loads of them came to the train station by my old school to take photos of a train with a new paint job lol. I thought they were trying to take photos of children
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    (Original post by Prince Rhyus)
    Spending 2 hours on them each weekday and haemorraging £400 per month has given me a new interest in them that I never had - but not in a trainspotting way. More of a "Can't we do better than this?" way.

    So...

    Do you use trains?
    What do you think of the ones you use?
    What would make you use them more if you'd like to but can't?
    Are there old abandoned lines in your area that you'd like to see reopened to enable you to get from A to B? (The proposed Cambridge-Oxford line could mean a link to the designer outlet at Bicester - )


    http://www.railfuture.org.uk/tiki-pa...ame=RailFuture may give you some ideas.

    P.S. - This thread ain't about train spotting.
    Have you gotten to the point wehre you're thinknig of wacky alternatives to trains? I've thought, why not just have a really fast moving conveyor belt. Of course in reality this doesn't work.
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    I think BlueNoxid likes taking pictures of trains??
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    I live right next to the Great Central, so yeah, kinda got to like trains a little.
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    Yes! Something so elegantly sexy about them, the way they slide so swiftly along the tracks, which are also very sexy mind. I also get a sudden burst of (almost sexual) pleasure when tracks meet, and the noise the wheels make when they pass over the track junctions I don't go as far as trainspotting though.
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    (Original post by Airel)
    Have you gotten to the point wehre you're thinknig of wacky alternatives to trains? I've thought, why not just have a really fast moving conveyor belt. Of course in reality this doesn't work.
    Might work on Oxford Street...
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    Ooh...someone on a separate board posted:
    http://www.systemed.plus.com/New_Adl...lway_Atlas.pdf

    Is there a station near you that someone closed?
 
 
 
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