Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by GuyBarry » 25 Apr 2016, 07:21

Tube Geek wrote: On the Bristol Harbour (Heritage) Railway, which does occasionally run. This means it is technically still open.
Gosh yes, I'd completely forgotten about that. I visit Bristol fairly often so you'd have thought I'd know!
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by Tube Geek » 25 Apr 2016, 07:39

GuyBarry wrote:
Tube Geek wrote: On the Bristol Harbour (Heritage) Railway, which does occasionally run. This means it is technically still open.
Gosh yes, I'd completely forgotten about that. I visit Bristol fairly often so you'd have thought I'd know!
I live 10 minutes away and it took me a while to realise!
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by jamesthegill » 25 Apr 2016, 08:01

Dammit, I suppose I can't really kick up a fuss about those answers...
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Post by Tube Geek » 25 Apr 2016, 11:57

What do you mean? You won!
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by tractakid » 25 Apr 2016, 12:01

Any good quizmaster should be willing to correct any errors that are pointed out to them.
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by Tube Geek » 25 Apr 2016, 12:19

tractakid wrote:Any good quizmaster should be willing to correct any errors that are pointed out to them.
I don't want to, as they are run by TfL. That is enough to class them as non-NR. And I'm quizmaster, so my decision is final
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by tractakid » 25 Apr 2016, 13:21

Tube Geek wrote:
tractakid wrote:Any good quizmaster should be willing to correct any errors that are pointed out to them.
I don't want to, as they are run by TfL. That is enough to class them as non-NR. And I'm quizmaster, so my decision is final
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by tubeguru » 25 Apr 2016, 13:37

Let him have his moment of glory.
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Post by The Orange One » 26 Apr 2016, 12:30

Tube Geek wrote:But technically they're not, as LO is run by TfL, not NR
I'd also class LO as National Rail, but hey, quizmaster's decision I guess.
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by A Challenge » 26 Apr 2016, 12:31

tractakid wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:
tractakid wrote:Any good quizmaster should be willing to correct any errors that are pointed out to them.
I don't want to, as they are run by TfL. That is enough to class them as non-NR. And I'm quizmaster, so my decision is final
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tubeguru wrote:Let him have his moment of glory.
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Post by tubeguru » 26 Apr 2016, 12:36

A Challenge wrote:I will literally quote tubeguru:
tubeguru wrote:Let him have his moment of glory.
That doesn't mean I agree with him ...
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by A Challenge » 26 Apr 2016, 13:33

tubeguru wrote:
A Challenge wrote:I will literally quote tubeguru:
tubeguru wrote:Let him have his moment of glory.
That doesn't mean I agree with him ...
Well I do. And, as he is the quizmaster so I think his word stands, and that LO isn't NR anyway.
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by tubeguru » 26 Apr 2016, 13:37

You are both wrong.

https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/ ... overground

This particular sentence stands out:

"Network Rail manages and maintains most of the track and signals, as London Overground is part of the National Rail network."
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by A Challenge » 26 Apr 2016, 15:48

tubeguru wrote:You are both wrong.

https://tfl.gov.uk/corporate/about-tfl/ ... overground

This particular sentence stands out:

"Network Rail manages and maintains most of the track and signals, as London Overground is part of the National Rail network."
I take it as being so only from November (2016):
Transport for London wrote:In April 2016 we announced that Arriva will begin to manage the network's stations and trains on a day-to-day basis from November 2016. Arriva replaces London Overground Rail Operations Ltd which was appointed as operator in 2007.

© TfL
But before this, it is TfL! Also on the LRTSM it is a solid line, which is for TfL only, in oppose to the white boxes in the NR lines!
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Re: Rare Entries XVI - Train Stations

Post by tubeguru » 26 Apr 2016, 17:25

Your arguments would never stand up in court.
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