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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #165 on: April 12, 2018, 07:55:51 am »
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #166 on: April 23, 2018, 10:00:17 am »
Sorry, no posts from the bus stop lately.

The bus company is experimenting with a mini bus on demand!

Ring up, comes pick you up door to door, $1.50.

Ok with me  :thumbsup:
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #167 on: April 23, 2018, 11:12:28 am »
We have a vaguely similar thing here called CallConnect, with minibuses on set routes responding to requests online or by phone.  Darned if I can find the cost of the fares though!

$1.50 a trip door to door - will that take you as far as Perth or Sydney? :hmmm:
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Seriously, how far will that fare take you? Sounds mighty cheap.
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #168 on: April 23, 2018, 01:11:05 pm »
Well Bealman will just have to start dumping shopping trolleys on the pavement outside his house then...
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #169 on: April 23, 2018, 11:42:18 pm »
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Daffy, there are three operating in three different areas of the Illawarra region. I'm lucky enough to live in one of them. It's just a small area of operation, but good enough for me!

However, it's only a trial period, and to be honest, I don't think it's getting a lot of use. Aussies worship their cars too much.
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #170 on: Yesterday at 04:41:27 pm »
We have a thing called rail a ride, you pay 8 per year to be a member, and 2 days a week you can ring them up and for 3.60 they'll take you from your door to Hoveton about 10 miles away with the return journey being a couple of hours later. That's enough to shop in the big supermarket there or go to the bank.
If you are going one way that's the nearest railway station..

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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #171 on: Yesterday at 09:44:48 pm »
I have just lifted this from a website called 'Get there.ie' regarding getting a bus from my nearest town, Ballinamore which is 5 miles away, (in the UK it would be called a village!), to Enniskillen, (Northern Ireland), which is a town! If anyone is in the area of County Fermanagh, I can recommend a visit, it also has a model shop, which does not have a lot in n gauge, but is good for model requisites.
 
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And 'they' wonder why people in rural areas refuse to give up their cars!  ::)
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