3 hours on a bus!

Go down

3 hours on a bus!

Post by S W Dickson on Tue Dec 22, 2009 2:28 pm

Just a moan. I know it's not facebook, but over the last couple of days in dear old Scotland we've been having pretty hefty snow. Not that huge a deal, and certainly not as extreme as NY or whatever, but for all the hoo-ha over it, you'd think it was the coming of the next ice-age!

If I lived in the desert, I'd understand, but this is Scotland! We have been known (at least a couple of times a year) to have snow, and cold weather. You'd think we would be more prepared for it. It took three hours for me to get home tonight, a journey that normally takes about 45 minutes. It wouldn't happen in Canada...

_________________

content entered on http://herebedragons.darkbb.com by S W Dickson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.5 UK: Scotland License.
avatar
S W Dickson
Admin

Posts : 228
Join date : 2009-12-06
Age : 40
Location : Terra Incognita

View user profile http://herebedragons.darkbb.com

Back to top Go down

Re: 3 hours on a bus!

Post by sucramreverse on Tue Dec 22, 2009 3:19 pm

I can feel your pain. It is the desert here, but it snows every year. Yet everybody has to slow down to where it'd be faster to just get out and walk. You'd think they'd realize that snow is really not that hard to drive on, you just don't hit the brakes too hard, that's it. the whole secret right there: soft brakes. We should make billboards to explain this to others.
avatar
sucramreverse
Active Member
Active Member

Posts : 129
Join date : 2009-12-08
Age : 29
Location : Your Imagination.

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 3 hours on a bus!

Post by SpaceMonkey on Tue Dec 22, 2009 4:06 pm

The world is a funny place. You would think the people who design these systems would think about the climates we live in.
Here in the wonderful world of OZ during summer we have a problem with some of our trains; they won’t run when it gets too hot (I live in a country know to get hot sometimes, you think they would have factored that in). Imagine being stuck (for an hour or two) in a broken down train (in between stations) with no aircon and it’s in the mid 40s (deg C or +104 deg F) outside. You can also add a few more degs on top of that when you are inside the train with over 200 people. We had people ripping open doors and breaking windows so they can breathe. This Xmass well probably only get to 30 but in the next few months we start to climb.

SpaceMonkey
Member
Member

Posts : 30
Join date : 2009-12-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: 3 hours on a bus!

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum