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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by Sam » 30 Sep 2012, 14:42

palkanetoijala31 wrote:What i like to know Moley is why are you not a politician if u can arrange a dinner with a head member of tfl and he agreed to see you and spend time in your company?

which answer the question is he a personal friend?
How did you draw the conclusion between Moley posting about Olympia and them having dinner? I don't get it...!
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by palkanetoijala31 » 30 Sep 2012, 14:54

Sam wrote:
palkanetoijala31 wrote:What i like to know Moley is why are you not a politician if u can arrange a dinner with a head member of tfl and he agreed to see you and spend time in your company?

which answer the question is he a personal friend?
How did you draw the conclusion between Moley posting about Olympia and them having dinner? I don't get it...!
it sounded better! and more polite

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Post by Sam » 30 Sep 2012, 15:18

palkanetoijala31 wrote:
Sam wrote:
palkanetoijala31 wrote:What i like to know Moley is why are you not a politician if u can arrange a dinner with a head member of tfl and he agreed to see you and spend time in your company?

which answer the question is he a personal friend?
How did you draw the conclusion between Moley posting about Olympia and them having dinner? I don't get it...!
it sounded better! and more polite
OK, maybe in Andis messed up logic...
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by geofftech » 30 Sep 2012, 17:07

I had a chat with him too - seconded - nice chap, and the resounding question that he re-iterated his answer for was that "There are no plans to withdraw the service altogether", meaning that we're stuck with it like it is for a while!

Chris though is not letting on the fact that he was in the cab of the leading car of the train talking to Howard Collins at the time! Heh. Chris got his cab ride at last. :D well done, mate.

There were loads of nice people there, and it was a good chance to talk to a lot of LU staff and find out bits and pieces about work that goes on behind the scenes! I got chatting to the manager of the track replacement program of the sub-surface lines, and i can now rattle off many facts about the work that they do than is probably healthy, He heh. Farewell A-Stock! (Aaaaand, back on topic to Olympia...)

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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 30 Sep 2012, 18:36

geofftech wrote:I had a chat with him too - seconded - nice chap, and the resounding question that he re-iterated his answer for was that "There are no plans to withdraw the service altogether", meaning that we're stuck with it like it is for a while!

Chris though is not letting on the fact that he was in the cab of the leading car of the train talking to Howard Collins at the time! Heh. Chris got his cab ride at last. :D well done, mate.

There were loads of nice people there, and it was a good chance to talk to a lot of LU staff and find out bits and pieces about work that goes on behind the scenes! I got chatting to the manager of the track replacement program of the sub-surface lines, and i can now rattle off many facts about the work that they do than is probably healthy, He heh. Farewell A-Stock! (Aaaaand, back on topic to Olympia...)
ok back on topic of Olympia would anybody agree its probably the most run into station on the network from various possibilities ie (hsk,w ken,barons ct,earls ct,shep bush,goldhawk rd,shep bush mrkt and even latimer rd if u believe Marc Gawley)

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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by Starkey7 » 02 Oct 2012, 20:25

I think that I'd have to go along with that. North Ealing or Park Royal might see a few interesting runs maybe.

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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 02 Oct 2012, 20:31

certainly north ealing to west acton is a nice architectural run i must admit i do run it so fast i never fail to admire the houses though takes the mind off running some what!.Personally i love Snaresbrook to Wood Street looking at the lovely ducks and swans as u go past.

and for merit i personally like the West ken to kensington O run simple because its challenging and very twisty

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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by Urzzz1871 » 05 Mar 2013, 15:26

Does anyone know anywhere where a list of Olympia service exhibition days is available?

Or is it just a case of scouring the JP until one turns up? Any ideas how far in advance is the JP updated?
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by tractakid » 05 Mar 2013, 15:28

The last announced one was last friday, according to the FOI requests I've seen.
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by nozzacook » 05 Mar 2013, 15:49

I Don't think they appear in journey planner any more.
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by greatkingrat » 05 Mar 2013, 16:07

The trains on 1st March are showing in the Journey Planner.
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by Urzzz1871 » 05 Mar 2013, 20:18

I have tried the JP for every "Public" event at Olympia until then end of the summer and none of them are showing District services. :(
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by The Raven » 05 Mar 2013, 20:25

Bloody Olympia! :x

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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by tractakid » 05 Mar 2013, 20:54

Is the first time we've not known of any future dates?
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Re: Olympia Shuttle

Post by geofftech » 05 Mar 2013, 23:07

Am refusing to rely on exhibition days, the journey planner lies. TfL lies. Arse/Elbow situation, to a massive extreme. We're now exclusively using routes which use one of the 7 trains a day, i.e. non-exhib day services. It's a pathetic situation.

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