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by captainch
Mon May 04, 2020 7:52 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Andrew Constance confirms he will quit (NSW) politics
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

Re: Andrew Constance confirms he will quit politics

well looks like hes set to go to canberra ! :cry: who would you pick for transport minister NOW????
by captainch
Wed Feb 19, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Fare evasion; Public Transport in New South Wales.
Replies: 55
Views: 10421

Re: Fare evasion; Public Transport in New South Wales.

As a former R.P.O I used to say to drivers why get your head bashed in over a $1 fare had a driver glassed in the eye lost the sight in his eye was put off medically unfit thats my job and we work in 2's thats what were are payed for plus we have the powers to fine the person & go to court. YOUR pay...
by captainch
Tue Feb 18, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Regional Seniors Travel Card
Replies: 10
Views: 4394

Re: Regional Seniors Travel Card

YES Was told the same thing Told if like my self you have a gold card its allready free except for airport gates and premium services!So what happens if you live were there is NO public transport? she said will have to look into it !
by captainch
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: Political discussion
Replies: 38
Views: 6378

Re: Political discussion

9 days with out POWER this is 2020 I remember blackouts every 2nd night in the 50's old people the sick ect rely on a home phone land line which needs power and some do not have gas to cook. Then the ausgrid site is down so you just have to wait. We HAVE 2 HUGE TREES blocking the street so you can g...
by captainch
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: What part of don't drive through flood waters .......
Replies: 6
Views: 7080

Re: What part of don't drive through flood waters .......

BE Interesting to see the responces from those that have NEVER driven a bus or coach those that have will KNOW what I'm talking about! :roll:
by captainch
Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: TRAIN DELAYS
Replies: 0
Views: 2083

TRAIN DELAYS

last sat feb 1st in 46 degree heat caught a train from central at 2p.m to the central coast just before hornsby we were told a freight train was leaking gas & would be a short delay after 40 mins we limped into hornsby station then a slow trip in a packed train down to hawksbury river station were w...
by captainch
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

And if you say that because some can't speak English, they should've learnt English (at their expense) before coming here. The same way white settlers should have learnt the local Indigenous languages before they arrived in Australia in 1788? Just some food for thought, life's a two way street... w...
by captainch
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:20 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS
Replies: 34
Views: 6932

Re: AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS

you will be pleased to know my self AND BETTER HALF she traveled for $2.50 and myself veteran free by train from maitland to central train then train to bondi junct then bus to airport! and it took a little longer but saved the airport extra fee.. also showed 5 tourists how to do it as well.they got...
by captainch
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: ANZAC DAY
Replies: 2
Views: 2498

ANZAC DAY

watched A T.V program today debating if we should celebrate ANZAC DAY APRIL 26 & REMEMBERANCE DAY NOV 11TH Why should we celebrate it twice!! They are same its the same thing only have one day or the other ......to me IT was offensive as a veteran its like saying well we celerbrate easter & christma...
by captainch
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS
Replies: 34
Views: 6932

Re: AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS

moa999 wrote:Early leader for most pointless thread of 2020
you sure are! happy new year.I was waiting for the bit but you traveled FREE but see you get that for going to war & fighting for your country. I suppose you object to that to?????
by captainch
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS
Replies: 34
Views: 6932

AIRPORT EXPRESS BUS

Think its about time to bring back the AIRPORT EXPRESS BUSES. Having to pay $80 dollars to go 3 stations domestic station to central 2 ADULTS 2 KIDS on a A.M peak hour train standing with luggage & workers packed like sardines ......Bring back the old AIRPORT EXPRESS BUSES a great service that was s...
by captainch
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Wouldn't be nice if they gave those who loss everything a old HOLDEN now they will have the B M WS the aussie public would not mind. be a nice gesture!
by captainch
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: PAUL McDONALD
Replies: 1
Views: 2315

PAUL McDONALD

iT Is with sadness I mention on this site the passing of well known tram & bus member PAUL McDONALD WHO PASSED AT CHRISTMAS pAUL & MY GOODSELF were mates for over 36 years I HAD not seen him in 4 years but spent many hours at exibitions ect he has pulled his last trolley pole down & stabled into tha...
by captainch
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: BUSH FIRES
Replies: 34
Views: 6030

Re: BUSH FIRES

To all the emg service people male & female to the volenteers who make meals ect and to all the defence services a big THANK YOU As one who lost a house in the townsville floods hace experieced a loss. Also as a 20 year old "NASHO" in 1966 helped fight the huge bush fires in hobart & also looking fo...
by captainch
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR
Replies: 0
Views: 1920

HAPPY NEW YEAR

To all my friends & HATERS hope you all have a great 2020 & a safe new year....you need to stay away from me the jinx first big floods in townsville in feb then go on a trip to nsw as bush fires start go back north qld today we are expecting a cyclone ..well it is cyclone season...so you have been w...
by captainch
Fri Dec 27, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Tickets On Trackwork Buses
Replies: 42
Views: 7545

Re: Tickets On Trackwork Buses

In addition to not paying fares, they should also put on a free sausage sizzle or hand out other food or drinks like in some Melbourne replacements. Nothing quite like getting on a replacement bus and seeing everyone on the bus with a sausage sizzle in their hand and eating. YES then in .N.S.W the ...
by captainch
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Regarding locals using interuban services on intercity trains its not new been going on for years ...in the 60s /70's ticket snapppers would board trains & fine them but it stopped years ago.....Before I Became a transit officer & was a bus driver used to do the same trips each day on stopping at dr...
by captainch
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: BUSH FIRES
Replies: 34
Views: 6030

BUSH FIRES

4 local members of the presant state & ferderal governments are asking locals to provide food & drink to our brave fireman.......the same state govt who took away lots of money from rural fire services plus vandels broke into one local bush fire station stealing uniforms hats cutting up hoses what i...
by captainch
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: News & Administration
Topic: Error message.
Replies: 73
Views: 15490

Re: Error message.

A couple of times tonight when I have submitted a reply in a topic I got an error message Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ''a:1:{s:5:"email";a:2:{s:12:"p' (T_ENCAPSED_AND_WHITESPACE) in /home/busaustr/public_html/forum/cache/queue.php on line 3 But when I go back and refresh the page, the mes...
by captainch
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: News & Administration
Topic: Error message.
Replies: 73
Views: 15490

Re: Error message.

A couple of times tonight when I have submitted a reply in a topic I got an error message Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ''a:1:{s:5:"email";a:2:{s:12:"p' (T_ENCAPSED_AND_WHITESPACE) in /home/busaustr/public_html/forum/cache/queue.php on line 3 But when I go back and refresh the page, the mes...
by captainch
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

PEOPLE hello its a total fire -ban plus on- coming storms your bitching because they cancelled a fireworks display! if the the fireworks caused a fire & your home caught alite & the storm & lightning caused a bush fire & your house burnt to the ground ....................I know what I would prefer N...
by captainch
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

WITH MY ABOVE POST had you seen the size of the male member of the crew you would NOT attempt to fight him .plus the 'BOGANS ' concerned were scaring woman & children plus there were many elderly people in the car, When the police took them off the train they did not take them off gently the male wa...
by captainch
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

Re: What gives you the S&#T's!?

Travelling from TOWNSVILLE TO BRISBANE for a 14 hour train trip everybody HAD to listen to a "bogan " couple on their mobile phones YELLING INTO THEIR MOBILES & SWEARING after 3 hours & the train crew warning them A crew member grabbed the mobile & threw in out of the train between cars 1 hour latte...
by captainch
Fri Oct 11, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8269
Views: 602721

RAIL DELAYS

Once again more train delays The Premier & Transport Minister saying no 'FREE TRAVEL' Maybe a class action is need for ' NON DELIVERY' of servive??? Its becomming a to ofen occurance AS FOR THE' SYDNEY TRAINS APOLERGY'.....It has become a stock standard answer if it was a private company they would ...
by captainch
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: DAYLIGHT SAVING
Replies: 1
Views: 3359

DAYLIGHT SAVING

How many people were caught out in states not having DAYLIGHT SAVING when their mobiles ect changed over to daylight saving time.............................ALSO Those that tried to dial 1194 for the time .......which finished for good on OCT THE 1ST.

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