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« on: December 15, 2022, 07:09:48 am »

Quite a few of these across the region hot drinks or toilets - that's a long haul without a pee, although I guess the lack of the former may mitigate the lack of the latter?

07:43 Swansea to London Paddington due 10:34
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Catering is reduced.

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Below freezing temperatures have affected the water pipes on this train. No water is available for catering, and therefore no hot drinks are available.
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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2022, 07:51:16 am »

I presume the "flusher" works would that stop you having a pee?

as the flap just opens into the container tank,why use the trains water when your own pee will do the job

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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2022, 12:11:04 pm »

As a person whose age is affecting his waterworks, I would find a three-hour journey without facilities an ordeal - especially were it to be delayed!
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« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2022, 06:02:59 pm »

I didn't know that the reason we pee more in cold nothing to do with muscle contractions......rather it is because we do not sweat in the cold. What is normally lost through the skin in hot weather goes to the bladder instead in winter.
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« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2022, 07:03:27 am »

I didn't know that the reason we pee more in cold nothing to do with muscle contractions......rather it is because we do not sweat in the cold. What is normally lost through the skin in hot weather goes to the bladder instead in winter.

Turn the heating up to tropical heat on metro trains?
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