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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #165 on: April 12, 2018, 07:55:51 am »
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No, I didn't throw copper possers into the air for this pic. :beers:
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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: April 24, 2018, 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: April 24, 2018, 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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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #172 on: April 26, 2018, 03:18:16 pm »
My favourite local bus stop with shelter and over the road the "waiting room" a Wetherspoons! you can sit in the window supping a pint and hop out when the bus arrives, it's a turn round stop so the bus will always be there for a couple of minutes. If you miss the bus you can always have another  :pint: while you wait it's a half hour service!

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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #173 on: April 26, 2018, 11:35:19 pm »
Good one!  :thumbsup: :beers:
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #174 on: April 27, 2018, 12:09:48 am »
A couple of other bus stops:

This is the one going the other way! This one is just up the hill from Chez Bealman. This is the"Gee, I'm thirsty" bus stop.



And this one is in town. I took this on Anzac Day after I'd finished helping to run the two up game at the Leagues Club. This bus stop is not a very nice place to be on a night, unfortunately.

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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #175 on: April 27, 2018, 01:13:21 am »
never been to the gong, but you make it sound exciting.

cheers
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #176 on: May 13, 2018, 02:38:54 pm »


Just checking you're awake, viewer  ;D

New bus stop, Osaka, Japan.
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #177 on: May 13, 2018, 03:09:15 pm »
Seems the No 59 goes further than the route map suggests. ;)

Regular postcards are expected.
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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #178 on: May 13, 2018, 03:19:06 pm »
Arigatogozaimashita,

Hope that's right.

Also hope the rain stopped and you enjoyed the Aquarium.

Can't be bothered to Google translate again, it's Sunday, so

Cheers weave  :beers:

Have a great trip.

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Re: My local bus stop
« Reply #179 on: May 13, 2018, 03:25:18 pm »
Bedtime here, but just before  :sleep:

Postcard I took yesterday from Shinkansen between Tokyo and Osaka:

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