Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 emerge

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by slabber » Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:35 pm

What, flies off your face? :slbe: :slbe: :slbe:

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by pongolad » Sat Dec 24, 2011 1:55 pm

TangoOscar31 wrote:
slabber wrote:
TangoOscar31 wrote:We were in the background mate
Getting practice in Costa Coffee in preparation for leaving the forces and joining old bill. :slgo:
Chance would have been a fine thing!! :slbe:

If you must know, I was on a rooftop looking down the scope of my sniper rifle and picking "them" off. :sleye: :slgo:
Gets my vote :slbi: :slbi: :slgo:

Any chance you could dust off that scope and pay london a visit? Can think of around 600 targets you could take out in Westminster :slgo:

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by TangoOscar31 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 6:46 pm

pongolad wrote:Any chance you could dust off that scope and pay london a visit? Can think of around 600 targets you could take out in Westminster :slgo:
I'm in town for the Olympics mate! :slbl: :slgo:

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by CraigDavid » Sun Dec 25, 2011 12:56 am

TangoOscar31 wrote:
pongolad wrote:Any chance you could dust off that scope and pay london a visit? Can think of around 600 targets you could take out in Westminster :slgo:
I'm in town for the Olympics mate! :slbl: :slgo:
Make that 601 then.

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by TangoOscar31 » Sun Dec 25, 2011 5:38 pm

CraigDavid wrote:
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pongolad wrote:Any chance you could dust off that scope and pay london a visit? Can think of around 600 targets you could take out in Westminster :slgo:
I'm in town for the Olympics mate! :slbl: :slgo:
Make that 601 then.
Good of you to nominate yourself! :slgo:

Be careful what you wish for! :sleye:

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by CraigDavid » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:47 am

How could I possibly be in London when the brass have shat themselves and cancelled all leave for everyone, even those hundreds of miles away and during the school holidays. Well actually that's not quite true because some TM's have used common sense and granted it anyway and there's jack anyone can do about it. They're overstaffed down south anyway so they should be able to cope. Another example of massive overkill by the HA again.

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Post by slabber » Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:21 am

Exactly, what a leave embargo in Cumbria could achieve is beyond me. It couldn't be further from London if they tried! :slsa:

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by Race Track » Mon Jan 02, 2012 12:39 pm

Aaaaand back on topic:

I was reading something a few weeks ago (public hearing/committee) asking why the Tube Engineers hadn't yet been issued with Blue Lights. It was a "recommendation" (i.e. get it done, don't think about it) from the 7/7 hearings as they couldn't get to the tube stations in a timely fashion to take the lead with the fire service.

They did however get quite a bit of cash to upgrade their kit.

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by CraigDavid » Tue Jan 03, 2012 1:24 am

slabber wrote:Exactly, what a leave embargo in Cumbria could achieve is beyond me. It couldn't be further from London if they tried! :slsa:
I'm sure I read that Cumbria was exempt from the leave embargo. You'll have to dig out the initial order to check it but I'm sure thay are.

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by Bob Parr » Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:22 pm

TangoOscar31 wrote:
I'm in town for the Olympics mate! :slbl: :slgo:

same here :sleye:
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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by TangoOscar31 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:14 am

Bob Parr wrote:
TangoOscar31 wrote:
I'm in town for the Olympics mate! :slbl: :slgo:

same here :sleye:
Nice one. Hopefully our paths will cross? :sleye: :slgo:

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Post by Bob Parr » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:45 pm

Possibly :o)
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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by ukmedic1 » Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:37 pm

From the ambo point of view a train stuck in a tunnel can be areal problem.

Each underground train can hold in excess of 1000 people.

Ventilation on the deep lines relies on the movement of trains.

Stop one train and you may have two behind it that are stopped in the tunnel. Along the line there may be many others.

In each of those train there will be ill people. The temperatures will start to rise, and people faint or even die.

Recently with a train stopped at Liverpool street for only five minutes we ended up collecting ill people off the next three trains.

So give me the choice of an engineer moving on blue lights to resolve the problem, or having to commit several ambulances to collect the breakfast dodgers, the it becomes a no brainer

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by Race Track » Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:05 pm

Latest update

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-16961185

Police branded, police drivers.

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Re: Blue lights and siren: it's a Tube engineer on a 2012 em

Post by xHx » Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:53 am

Dare i say, this actually sounds like 'common sense' coming into play. Seems a good idea - why not get the right people there quicker.
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