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Author Topic: ANDREW ADONIS: Rail disaster will be next  (Read 747 times)
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« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2019, 11:24:59 pm »

Once Edmund Burke gets mentioned - that's it ...Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
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« Reply #16 on: February 23, 2019, 07:39:23 am »

I think these motor plant closures may have more to do with the fact that no-one in their right mind is buying ICE vehicles at the moment unless they have to, due to uncertainty (or is it certainty?) about forthcoming emissions regulations...

I agree, also I am aware of several people who are seriously considering an electric car, but are still a bit nervous of being an early adopter, they are therefore waiting to see how other people get on with electric cars.
Meanwhile of course they are not buying a new petrol car.

A proper intercity train has a minimum of 8 coaches, gangwayed throughout, with first at one end, and a full sized buffet car between first and standard.
It has space for cycles, surfboards,luggage etc.
A 5 car DMU is not a proper inter-city train. The 5+5 and 9 car DMUs are almost as bad.
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« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2019, 08:31:25 am »

I agree, also I am aware of several people who are seriously considering an electric car, but are still a bit nervous of being an early adopter, they are therefore waiting to see how other people get on with electric cars.

We have initial experience - separate thread started at

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« Reply #18 on: June 07, 2019, 10:14:57 am »

I have split grahame's recent post on Andrew Adonis' speech into a new topic here:
Logged better start swimmin' or you’ll sink like a stone
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