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by al
22 Jul 2019, 22:28
Forum: Zone 1: Full Network Challenge Attempts
Topic: Recce runs
Replies: 27
Views: 3696

Re: Recce runs

The Goblin being closed for ages has also been a deterrent. Having said that, I don't think I'll try again until Battersea opens.
by al
03 Apr 2019, 08:40
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: Random 15 Championship 2018/19: Round 4
Replies: 41
Views: 3539

Re: Random 15 Championship 2018/19: Round 4

I'm guessing there's a typo in Alex and Kat's final time?
by al
25 Mar 2019, 23:48
Forum: Zone 4: Non-LU Challenges
Topic: Metrolink Challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 17706

Re: Metrolink Challenge

I think my 5h35m16s is still good.
by al
21 Mar 2019, 13:27
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: forum members on tv
Replies: 42
Views: 9892

Re: forum members on tv

A friend of Adham's, not bus or tube related.
by al
13 Mar 2019, 20:00
Forum: Zone 4: Non-LU Challenges
Topic: Metrolink Challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 17706

Re: Metrolink Challenge

Good effort. I take it you finished at Ashton rather than Eccles?
by al
03 Feb 2019, 22:30
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2491
Views: 316009

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Iain wrote:
03 Feb 2019, 13:02
al wrote:
02 Feb 2019, 16:49
A parkrun U?
A venue starting with U - Upton Court
Ah, thanks :)
by al
02 Feb 2019, 16:49
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2491
Views: 316009

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

A parkrun U?
by al
30 Nov 2018, 10:20
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Tube Challenge parkrun league...
Replies: 2491
Views: 316009

Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

The Raven wrote:
29 Nov 2018, 21:52
Has anyone else done parkrun with a pushchair?
I've been overtaken by plenty of people pushing a pushchair! :lol:
by al
30 Nov 2018, 10:19
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December - Finsbury Park
Replies: 79
Views: 9448

Re: Christmas Park Challenge 2018 - 15th December - Finsbury Park

They don't have enough trains to run the full service at the weekend. I guess they are repeating the same pattern each weekend, so look up this weekend and the missing trains should be cancelled off.
by al
28 Sep 2018, 22:55
Forum: Zone 3: Alternative Challenge Chat
Topic: All the terminals
Replies: 6
Views: 1697

Re: All the terminals

It sounds like there should be, including those "extras" as you suggest! I wonder how much you would end up going out and in of all the termini though, rather than hopping across lines at the outer points?
by al
03 Sep 2018, 10:44
Forum: Zone 4: Non-LU Challenges
Topic: Lands End to John O'Groats
Replies: 63
Views: 15925

Re: Lands End to John O'Groats

Good work Clive!
by al
26 Aug 2018, 19:37
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Bus route teaser
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Bus route teaser

GuyBarry wrote:
26 Aug 2018, 13:06
A Challenge wrote:
26 Aug 2018, 07:34
I didn't actually expect someone to know what that was, it was just after seeing it (indecently on The Chase)
What does an indecent bus look like? :shock:
And why is Bradley Walsh talking about buses in Guildford? :wink:
by al
13 Aug 2018, 12:25
Forum: Zone 5: Quizzes & Games
Topic: Bus route teaser
Replies: 20
Views: 4244

Re: Bus route teaser

I share your dislike of 7XP. My favourite use of letters was by Your Bus of Alcester, who ran competitive journeys against WMT in the early 90s. They added a Y suffix to all their services, however they ran a circular for one of them, so these became A6Y and C6Y. They were unusual for the time in Bi...
by al
06 Aug 2018, 19:12
Forum: Zone W: Off Topic Chat
Topic: Stations remote from the places they serve
Replies: 8
Views: 1576

Re: Stations remote from the places they serve

Dinsdale station on the Darlington to Saltburn line is in Middleton St.George but is 3.7 miles by road from Low Dinsdale. It is closer to Over Dinsdale as the crow flies, but the River Tees gets in the way.
by al
04 Aug 2018, 21:31
Forum: Zone 4: Non-LU Challenges
Topic: Lands End to John O'Groats
Replies: 63
Views: 15925

Re: Lands End to John O'Groats

Will you always go South to North or might you reverse it one year?