PPRuNe Forums - Search Results

Go Back  PPRuNe Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Rail Engineer
Showing results 1 to 35 of 964
Search took 0.47 seconds.
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Sep 2018, 07:04
Replies: 1,097
Views: 229,112
Posted By Rail Engineer

EU Regulation requires the separation of the...

EU Regulation requires the separation of the railway between infrastructure and train operator. The EU also promote the arrangement as applied in the UK as the preferred option.

The perennial...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2018, 23:35
Replies: 1,097
Views: 229,112
Posted By Rail Engineer

17 years of Labour Governments who signed up to,...

17 years of Labour Governments who signed up to, and renewed such arrangements, and also who by the way re-privatised the various Operating Companies who failed in that time, despite the fact that...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2018, 08:56
Replies: 16
Views: 1,501
Posted By Rail Engineer

Drunk Woman causes other passenger to have a seizure

And so it continues :ugh:

Most telling comment : In interview with police she said she had been in party mode and blamed the cabin crew for serving her alcohol.
...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Aug 2018, 08:42
Replies: 60
Views: 6,584
Posted By Rail Engineer

Fast enough ? ...

Fast enough ?
https://www.youtube.com/embed/-qLuxH1526w

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0KspdYh2Uk
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2018, 17:39
Replies: 53
Views: 3,127
Posted By Rail Engineer

My comment relates to Icare9's observations.

My comment relates to Icare9's observations.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2018, 17:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,233
Posted By Rail Engineer

Whilst one should not speak ill of the dead, we...

Whilst one should not speak ill of the dead, we should not forget that the appointment of Kofi Annan was the result of cynical Political horse-trading because the better candidates were ruled out...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Aug 2018, 13:55
Replies: 53
Views: 3,127
Posted By Rail Engineer

Just to add to the above lists is the requirement...

Just to add to the above lists is the requirement to be able to drive in thick fog at line speed and still be able to stop perfectly at every station, and obey speed restrictions. It is an...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th May 2018, 19:02
Replies: 69
Views: 6,105
Posted By Rail Engineer

I wonder if there is a Brexit equivalent to...

I wonder if there is a Brexit equivalent to Godwin's law ?:rolleyes: First response and within 10 minutes
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2018, 21:30
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By Rail Engineer

Andrew Haines from CAA to be new Network Rail CEO

Announced earlier today that Andrew Haines currently CEO of the CAA is to replace Mark Carne as CEO of Network Rail.

https://www.networkrail.co.uk/feeds/new-network-rail-chief-executive-announced/
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2018, 19:29
Replies: 21
Views: 2,675
Posted By Rail Engineer

Yes, Director of two Companies, major shareholder...

Yes, Director of two Companies, major shareholder in one, project director for major 100m railway upgrade, operations manager for 1bn overseas project.


And YOU ?
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Apr 2018, 18:25
Replies: 21
Views: 2,675
Posted By Rail Engineer

Quite the best news in a long while as far as the...

Quite the best news in a long while as far as the fans are concerned. All one can say of Wenger is that he has managed the club like an accountant rather than as a proper Manager.


He has only...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Apr 2018, 21:29
Replies: 27
Views: 3,191
Posted By Rail Engineer

Money has very little to do with Ambulance...

Money has very little to do with Ambulance provision. Ambulance provision is completely wasted by people calling who very clearly do not need one, and other forms of timewasters and scrotes who view...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2018, 20:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rail Engineer

Double standards, lies, hypocrisy, manipulation...

Double standards, lies, hypocrisy, manipulation of facts, the use of disingenuous statements, misuse of statistics, and the repetition on downright known untruths and lies are the staple diet of the...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2018, 19:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,557
Posted By Rail Engineer

Actor Bill Maynard has Died

Reported a short while ago that the British actor Bill Maynard, best known in recent years for his role of Claude Greengrasss in the TV series "Heartbeat" passed away in hospital in Leicestershire,...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2018, 19:54
Replies: 63
Views: 8,605
Posted By Rail Engineer

Treadigraph Maybe that is the reason for the...

Treadigraph
Maybe that is the reason for the awful traffic in Croydon ?

Given the opportunity people will use trains rather than their car. A perfect example has been the exponential growth of...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2018, 19:47
Replies: 28
Views: 3,140
Posted By Rail Engineer

I think what most people want is accountability...

I think what most people want is accountability from those higher up the ladder who set the Corporate Culture within which an organisation operates.

I can name series of Companies where the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Mar 2018, 19:17
Replies: 63
Views: 8,605
Posted By Rail Engineer

The plan was to tunnel through Croydon, I...

The plan was to tunnel through Croydon, I believe.

With regards to HS1 & HS2, HS1 was built with capacity for freight but HS2 will be a high speed passenger line, the intention being that it would...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2018, 22:30
Replies: 63
Views: 8,605
Posted By Rail Engineer

Thing is that these were designed to run for...

Thing is that these were designed to run for extended periods at high speed rather than piddling about on short duration / length journeys like a milk train, and with these awful MTU engines they...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2018, 22:16
Replies: 118
Views: 14,098
Posted By Rail Engineer

Since when has irony every stopped Labour from...

Since when has irony every stopped Labour from jumping onto a convenient bandwagon ????
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2018, 22:15
Replies: 28
Views: 3,140
Posted By Rail Engineer

The emergency services still come under the...

The emergency services still come under the auspices of Health & Safety legislation like any other employer so it is not as cut and dried as you suggest.


That said from the very little I have...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2018, 22:02
Replies: 63
Views: 8,605
Posted By Rail Engineer

GC Freight Route The original Central Railway...

GC Freight Route
The original Central Railway proposal for a line that would run through the spine of England to the Channel Tunnel came to Parliament in 1996. It was voted down by MPs with barely a...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Mar 2018, 19:33
Replies: 63
Views: 8,605
Posted By Rail Engineer

Gauge Part of the gauging issue is related to...

Gauge
Part of the gauging issue is related to the fact that, as has been said already, there was no incentive to increase the gauge profile because of inter-working, which was becoming an important...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2018, 22:47
Replies: 54
Views: 11,325
Posted By Rail Engineer

Maybe he had long eyebrows ?

Maybe he had long eyebrows ?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Jan 2018, 22:01
Replies: 52
Views: 6,441
Posted By Rail Engineer

That is OK but using any lane simply slows all...

That is OK but using any lane simply slows all traffic down. The US roads are pretty good by our standards but spoiled by the lack of driving discipline that sees morons doing 40/50 in the outside...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2017, 16:30
Replies: 21
Views: 5,063
Posted By Rail Engineer

Delivered at various speeches in the context of...

Delivered at various speeches in the context of industry and jobs having disappeared. It's quite simple really unless you are desperate to deliberately misunderstand.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2017, 16:27
Replies: 159
Views: 14,951
Posted By Rail Engineer

Well I travel through Schiphol regularly and the...

Well I travel through Schiphol regularly and the Non EU passport control is actuually shorter. Thay have now had to introduce priority lanes for those with EU passports and tight connections.
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Dec 2017, 16:24
Replies: 159
Views: 14,951
Posted By Rail Engineer

They missed out the bit about the damage he...

They missed out the bit about the damage he caused through his petulant and childish attitude, and also should have included services to dishonesty and downright lying.
No wonder the general public...
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Dec 2017, 19:02
Replies: 103
Views: 13,071
Posted By Rail Engineer

Clearly a politician. Have you ever managed or...

Clearly a politician. Have you ever managed or had any involvement in construction contracts ?

Public sector spending control is an absolute joke, and I have worked for both private and public...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Dec 2017, 20:13
Replies: 17
Views: 4,736
Posted By Rail Engineer

It sounds like the braking system was damaged in...

It sounds like the braking system was damaged in the accident and the train was recovered without an operational braking system on the vehicles involved. That this happened is a breach of EU railway...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Dec 2017, 20:01
Replies: 103
Views: 13,071
Posted By Rail Engineer

Not necessarily true. If we spent our tax...

Not necessarily true.


If we spent our tax revenue more efficiently, and enforced more of our laws that generate fines then why should we need to increase taxes ???
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Dec 2017, 19:58
Replies: 103
Views: 13,071
Posted By Rail Engineer

There is a real problem in Birmingham with mostly...

There is a real problem in Birmingham with mostly men of young age from a certain section of the community who appear to be allowed to drive round in mostly German cars at high speed and very...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2017, 16:54
Replies: 89
Views: 10,293
Posted By Rail Engineer

Tolerance is a minefield in the UK. Legally,...

Tolerance is a minefield in the UK.

Legally, there is no tolerance, however in practice most police Forces work at 10% + 2 mph, e.g 70 =7+2 = 79mph however most Police will stop you above 78mph if...
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Nov 2017, 15:06
Replies: 89
Views: 10,293
Posted By Rail Engineer

I hate this term "Safety" camera. They...

I hate this term "Safety" camera. They contribute nothing to safety, do not achieve any meaningful reduction in speed beyond their location and are actually dangerous in some situations. Please...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Oct 2017, 11:59
Replies: 62
Views: 10,449
Posted By Rail Engineer

Its all to do with process. The bank...

Its all to do with process.


The bank staff have to follow the process and unless all the boxes are ticked, you cannot go forward to the next step.


Its all a load of ballcocks anyway because...
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2017, 20:52
Replies: 99
Views: 14,665
Posted By Rail Engineer

This is certainly the bad aspect of Capitalism,...

This is certainly the bad aspect of Capitalism, albeit that our way of using the Railways as a form of a free bank account since 1997 has led to this situation being allowed to develop.

It was...
Showing results 1 to 35 of 964
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.