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by captainch
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8487
Views: 620897

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

Helping out a good cause for a few years then needing HELP in a crisis ONLY TO BE TOLD WE CAN'T HELP YOU get still use your name to get thousand s of dollors of work done for free So had to seek help for the first time from the "salvo"s WHICH MADE ME EMBARRESSED to ask for help. It has turned me fro...
by captainch
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What doesn't give you the S&#T's, or make you Happy?
Replies: 181
Views: 42696

Re: What doesn't give you the S&#T's, or make you Happy?

When going to WOOLIES AND Buying enough things and to get 43 OSHIES for less than $106 INSTEAD OF ONE FOR $30 and getting a compleate set from my grandson who is in the country and there is no WOLLIES BUT ALSO BEING TOLD THAT OUR WOLLIES HAS RUN OUT THEY ARE GETTING no more & it still has a month to...
by captainch
Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Old Bus 2000 Newspaper Clipping.
Replies: 5
Views: 3532

Re: Old Bus 2000 Newspaper Clipping.

Yes at that time it was a bus 'nuts' dream bus & coaches from all over australia bus and coaches you would never get to see some old & new! it was a great time!
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

I found the Parra games WERE BETTER than the norman olympics WE found it was taking a long time for the parra people to board the buses then we found they use to tie a rope onto the back of the bus as we didn't drive very fast as there was no timetable but the long rope had a whole lot of knotts tie...
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

There was actually one of those books alongside the VHS for sale on Ebay for $25 a while back. Haven't had a VHS player in years and unfortunately I've got enough items as it is so this probably would've unfortunately been left to gather dust if I had purchased it but for preservation sake, hopeful...
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

SPECIAL K a truer word was never said a lot of those drivers I am still in contact 20 years latter one of those drivers whom we called "WATER BOY" is now the depot manager at ryde depot!
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 550
Views: 83195

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

Thats why drivers are DEMANDING passengers were masks I can remember as a driver people would offer you coins they had in their mouths I WOULDN'T TOUCH IT ! iT was bad enought to find soiled nappys shoved into the cnr back seat of the bus or some one thrown up using the bus like a garbage truck as I...
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 550
Views: 83195

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

BUS DRIVER ARE ALSO DEALING WITH PEOPLE NOT WEARING MASKS COUHING OCER THEM ECT THEY NEED TO BE LOOKED AFTER LIKE DOCTORS AND NURSES AMBO ECT AT LEAST TRAIN DRIVERS ARE NOT IN CONTACT WITH THE PUBLIC.
by captainch
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

TRUST that people do not do their homework that BUS 2000 WAS NEVER in that colour scheme I should know as I DROVE IT FOR THE MEDIA RELEASE and I was in charge of the govt new gas mercs at the olympic village for 3 months.
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What makes you happy today?
Replies: 3085
Views: 375659

Re: What makes you happy today?

Today I am both happy & sad as I was involved in the SYDNEY OLYMPICS & PARRA GAMES for 3 months today being the opening day bring backs great memories of the people & workmates I WAS WITH it makes me SAD being in bed IN A ROOM unable to go out due to sickness and the cova-19 BUT you can't take away ...
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

PART 2 every -one entering the village once you were inside you had no rank didn't matter if you were the p.m or president or emptyed the garbage bins, on entering every body got 6 pack of water EXCEPT bus drivers on the 2nd day I TOLD OUR BOSS MICK he said bring all the buses into the holding yard1...
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

Re: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

yes we were all issued them & the videos but we have left the village but we did 4 times on unoffical trips those books are going for up to $100 each because of the GOLD PRINT HA HA HA. i KNOW ONE SYDNEY OPERATER WHO HAS A BOX OF MODEL BUSES GIVEN TO THE DRIVERS BUT HE DIDN'T WANTS $250 EACH FOR THE...
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!
Replies: 5
Views: 1211

Re: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!

THE GUY who took over at trax had made a model of a mk2 leopard show a protype on the site but sad he passed away! they only made a few of the ryde dept route 510 but made hundreds of the L20 parramatta merc which they couldn't give away the most popular model they made less the others to many thats...
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: 20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS
Replies: 13
Views: 814

20 YEARS SINCE THE OPENING OF THE SYDNEY OLYMPICS

A month before the opening of the games 3 of us were selected to become in charge of the bus transport in the offical olympic ville with 25 brand new merc gas buses from ryde depot they would be refueled at ryde depot each night 60 drivers were selected from all sydney depots & newcastle no -body ne...
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:06 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: old sydney buses
Replies: 0
Views: 313

old sydney buses

This morning travelling from TOWNSVILLE AIRPORT to TOWNSVILLE HOSPITAL For kemo treatment the bus I was on was having trouble with his rear door opening in the wind he didn't know what to do I SAID i will fix it drove these for over 25 year moved the level above middle door no more trouble he thanke...
by captainch
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: New Users/Ask a Simple Question
Topic: LOST USER NAME
Replies: 7
Views: 1042

Re: LOST USER NAME

tryed captainch as pass word hope it works thanks looks like it works thanks can you please deleate bus3533 THANK YOU.
by captainch
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8487
Views: 620897

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

I STILL have a landline when asked for a mobile number and I say no they don't want to know me also when I ASK FOR A LETTER TO BE POSTED They say download our site or use the app if you can't you are useless to them E.G They don't print train time tables ect if you do not have a computer they charge...
by captainch
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8487
Views: 620897

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

UP -DATE TO MY STORY was i'm formed today at 11A.M BY HEAD OFICE The said employee was observed on camera doing the wrong thing was dissmissed and I will receive a $100 voucher which I will give to the SALVOS to help somebody in need! good out come!And the store manager has been posted to a smaller ...
by captainch
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Ferry Observations 2020
Replies: 65
Views: 14318

Re: Ferry Observations 2020

ryde depot when I worked there were repeatly called out to replace the river cats from rydelmere to parramatta during high tides and flooded parramatta wharf ever since it started so its not new!
by captainch
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8487
Views: 620897

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

YES SAW THAT she told dept of fairtrading and because they made a mistake they had to pay her the $10.000 dollers I KNOW PEOPLE WHO UNLESS they ask for the things they keep them at the check out for their friends i;m not saying all check out people but there are a few I asked how does a full sealed ...
by captainch
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!
Replies: 5
Views: 1211

TRAX MODELS STILL AFTER!

STILL WANTING A TRUX MERC BUS ROUTE 510 RYDE DEPOT AND A OLYMPIC MODEL BUS GIVEN TO DRIVERS THANKS P.M BE MOST GRATEFULL.
by captainch
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Photos - Sydney/NSW
Topic: Bonneted Buses
Replies: 12
Views: 2692

Re: Bonneted Buses

Centralian the woman you refer to was Mrs P Warren one of my relations they were mainly built by proferts of king street newtown had 4 R E O'S- 2 MAPLE LEAFS-3 LEFT HANDED WHITES 4 S B CAC BEDFORDS -2 CCMC BEDDIES i used to wash them in kero every sat morn for 10/- she 2 a lot of industrial runs to ...
by captainch
Sat Aug 29, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: The Lunch Room
Topic: What gives you the S&#T's!?
Replies: 8487
Views: 620897

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

Went shopping today first time in months, at woolies spent $440 ON THE DOCKET IT SAID 31 oshies so stood there the girl said next ! I SAID CAN i have the toys please ...she said why do you want them i'm 75 I SAID IN A LOUD VOICE BECAUSE I'M entitled to them thats why so she threw them onto the tray ...
by captainch
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Discussion - Sydney / NSW
Topic: Private Bus Observations 2020
Replies: 550
Views: 83195

Re: Private Bus Observations 2020

with the water coming in over the fist step why would you keep going till it was over the btm seat swabs WE were behind the bus and would not have went as far as the bus did the passenger were rescueded by boat after they pushed the rear window out!
by captainch
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:02 am
Forum: Transport Models
Topic: trax model buses.
Replies: 0
Views: 1093

trax model buses.

yes still looking for trax model sydney mercs ryde depot 510 & green decker ryde 500 & a model bus given to bus drivers at sydney olympics p.m me thanks.!

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