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Author Topic: a company that people want to work for, travel with and use - a good mantra?  (Read 920 times)
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« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2018, 04:13:31 pm »

I think HSS drivers are on around 56k, west drivers are on around 50k.

Blimey. That's a helluva differential between driving jobs.

Nothing compared with what Lewis Hamilton earns...  Wink

Ah, but he has to work on Sundays! 😉
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« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2018, 04:15:30 pm »

Though not very hard today given Ferrari's lacklustre.
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« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2018, 04:27:51 pm »


Nothing compared with what Lewis Hamilton earns...  Wink

Not sure I want him driving my bus or train though.

That does remind me of when, many years ago, I was on the top deck of an Edinburgh bus charging round the big curve on Queensferry Road when I was surprised to hear two stereotypical and somewhat portly Edinburgh matrons clumping their way up the stairs. As the lurched to the front, clutching at seats, one said to the other "who does yon driver think he is, Jackie Stewart?".

That reinforced the impression I had already got that some places' buses were slow and plodding (e.g. Eastern Counties) while others would get a move on if they could (not just Edinburgh). I never did work out if this was a cultural thing or just technical - buses that never see a hill don't need big engines.
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« Reply #18 on: May 13, 2018, 04:49:26 pm »

Though not very hard today given Ferrari's lacklustre.

More Ferraris than usual needing repair?
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« Reply #19 on: May 13, 2018, 05:44:16 pm »

B*gg*r.

I thought I was safe here avoiding F1 news before the highlights on Ch4 at 6pm.  Roll Eyes Angry

Ho hum. Not really your fault. I blame Bernie for selling rights to Sky and leaving us with fewer free-to-air Grands Prix in the UK.
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« Reply #20 on: May 13, 2018, 07:41:08 pm »

First buses around Weymouth have a window sticker advertising for drivers with package up to 19000 and opportunities for overtime.
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