Which train service am I on? #3 (through the buffers...)

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Which train service am I on? #3 (through the buffers...)

Post by RobbieM » 14 Nov 2012, 18:29

Twenty questions, 1,048,576 possible permutations - fire away!
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by tubeguru » 14 Nov 2012, 18:33

That's a very specific number of permutations ...
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by tractakid » 14 Nov 2012, 18:33

Does this service take more than 2 hours to travel from it's origin to it's terminus?
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by RobbieM » 14 Nov 2012, 18:34

tubeguru wrote:That's a very specific number of permutations ...
2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2x2=1,048,576
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by RobbieM » 14 Nov 2012, 18:34

tractakid wrote:Does this service take more than 2 hours to travel from it's origin to it's terminus?
Yes (1/20)
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by tubeguru » 14 Nov 2012, 18:36

Interesting first question.
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by tractakid » 14 Nov 2012, 18:39

Does this service arrive or depart one of the stations managed by Network Rail?
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Post by RobbieM » 14 Nov 2012, 18:42

tractakid wrote:Does this service arrive or depart one of the stations managed by Network Rail?
Yes (2/20) Good question!
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by greatkingrat » 14 Nov 2012, 21:20

Does this service call at a London terminal?
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Post by RobbieM » 14 Nov 2012, 21:40

greatkingrat wrote:Does this service call at a London terminal?
Could I just ask you to clarify whether by 'calling' you could also mean 'starting'...
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by greatkingrat » 14 Nov 2012, 21:59

Does this service start, call, or terminate at a London terminal?
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Post by RobbieM » 15 Nov 2012, 11:00

greatkingrat wrote:Does this service start, call, or terminate at a London terminal?
Yes (3/20)

Three 'yesses' so far - do you think the answers could be 'yes' all along?
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Post by tangy » 18 Nov 2012, 14:25

Is the service operated by trains that are powered by OHLE?
This is a Central line train to "Woodford via Hainault"- it always is, except when you actually want one!

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Post by RobbieM » 18 Nov 2012, 17:24

tangy wrote:Is the service operated by trains that are powered by OHLE?
No (4/20) - finally a 'no'!
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Re: Which train service am I on? #3

Post by greatkingrat » 18 Nov 2012, 18:16

Is this service run by First Great Western?
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