Car Sharing Thread

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Car Sharing Thread

Postby oddball » Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:13 pm

If anyone has travel problems please post here so we can help each other :good:
There is quite a large area at SWAT for parking but with rising fuel prices it makes good sense to car share.

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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby Wraith666 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:32 pm

I'll be heading from the Telford area if anyone needs a lift, I only have a small car mind you.
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby paperpirate » Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:47 pm

after a lift from the leeds/ bradford area if anyone would be so kind. i'll be a chef with (hopefully) a small collection offoam/rubber knives for the pesky germans so wont take up much room
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby oddball » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:02 pm

paperpirate wrote:after a lift from the leeds/ bradford area if anyone would be so kind. i'll be a chef with (hopefully) a small collection offoam/rubber knives for the pesky germans so wont take up much room


Has anyone replied by PM yet?
Can you get to Manchester by train?
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby paperpirate » Wed Apr 18, 2012 3:47 pm

no pm's as yet but should be able to get to manchester on the train easily enough :)
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby Joseph Porta » Wed Apr 18, 2012 8:47 pm

or if you can get to littleborough station (on the leeds to machester line) on saturday dinnertimeish, my house is 200 yards away, you could come down with tiny , me and rooster. you would have to camp over saturday night, and we would drop you of at the station sunday about 7pm, trains run till midnight sunday ?


hows that sound ?
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby paperpirate » Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:22 pm

thats a quick half hour blast down the m62 so i'll try swangle a lift (joys of motorbikes and attempting to go away) i'll ask in the next few days and let you know.
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby kroot » Thu Apr 19, 2012 12:59 pm

Another Londoner here as well :oops:
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby oddball » Thu Apr 19, 2012 2:34 pm

As you may know there is a rail station about 400 yards away Hawarden Bridge.
However I just did a search for the price and route etc.

http://www.thetrainline.com/buytickets


Return from London to Hawarden Bridge change journey
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Friday 20 Apr 2012
London Euston EUS to Hawarden Bridge HWB Your dates
5 day view
Earlier Later Outward times Option 1 1 1 4
Depart n/a n/a n/a EUS

13:10
Arrive n/a n/a n/a HWB

16:53
Duration n/a n/a n/a 3h 43m
Changes n/a n/a n/a 3

Open return tickets Ticket Type 1 2 3 4

Single tickets - Outward leg Ticket Type 1 2 3 4
Off-Peak Return Any off-peak train. Return within 1 month. OFF-PEAK RETURN

OFF-PEAK RETURN
Any off-peak train. Return within 1 month.
This ticket allows travel on any permitted route.
Price breakdown summary1 Adult @ £74.20 £74.20 Total: £74.20
Cheapest £74.20 :cry:

Also the carrying kit problem but those who are FFI could get away with wear what you bring (onions around the neck etc :rofl: )

Also changes :roll:

Journey summary
Outward Journey (20 Apr 2012) Depart Arrive Travel by Train company Duration
13:10London Euston 14:47Crewe Train VIRGIN TRAINS 01h 37
14:57Crewe 15:43Liverpool Lime Street Train LONDON MIDLAND 00h 46
15:53Liverpool Lime Street 16:10Bidston Train MERSEYRAIL 00h 17
16:31Bidston 16:53Hawarden Bridge Train ARRIVA TRAINS WALES 00h 22
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby oddball » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:54 am

OK guys here is a cheap as chips option from London to Liverpool for £8 :shock:

http://uk.megabus.com/default.aspx

Previous day Saturday 02 June 2012 Next day


Schedule

Departs 09:30 London, Victoria Coach Station

Arrives 15:15 Liverpool, Brownlow Hill

5hrs 45mins
Megabus

1 seat = £7.00

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Departs 16:00 London, Victoria Coach Station

Arrives 21:50 Liverpool, Brownlow Hill

5hrs 50mins
Megabus

1 seat = £1.00

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Previous day Saturday 02 June 2012 Next day


You can get a train from Liverpool.
15:53Liverpool Lime Street 16:10Bidston Train MERSEYRAIL 00h 17
16:31Bidston 16:53Hawarden Bridge Train ARRIVA TRAINS WALES 00h 22
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby paperpirate » Tue May 01, 2012 9:10 am

Joseph Porta wrote:or if you can get to littleborough station (on the leeds to machester line) on saturday dinnertimeish, my house is 200 yards away, you could come down with tiny , me and rooster. you would have to camp over saturday night, and we would drop you of at the station sunday about 7pm, trains run till midnight sunday ?


hows that sound ?


might not have to get a lift now just waiting to confirm he's off work and i've got transport and another french resistance player
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Re: Car Sharing Thread

Postby Joseph Porta » Tue May 01, 2012 9:18 am

brilliant pirate :good:
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