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Yorkshire humour 16/02/2020 at 23:34 #123328
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Just been looking at the track diagrams shown on the Railcam website and noted the area around Rotherham is blocked due to the flooding. Good old Yorkshire humour abounds with the 4 digit tack circuits showing “WATA” and “FLUD”
I am sure you regular signallers could come up with other terminology used in emergencies.

Over to you all

Never apologise son, it's a sign of weakness (John Wayne)
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Yorkshire humour 17/02/2020 at 00:14 #123329
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Last time there were floods, the area around Sheffield saw quite a few of these (GETA BOAT, DAMP etc) - evidently a good sense of humour in the ROC!
There's the right way, the wrong way and the railway.
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Yorkshire humour 17/02/2020 at 15:36 #123331
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And here's me thinking that Yorkshire Humour was an oxymoron like Military Intelligence or Business Ethics.
"No question is too stupid, there are just some stupid answers" - Dr. Michael Reece, 12/08/1927 - 03/06/2019. Electrical engineer and inventor
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Yorkshire humour 17/02/2020 at 15:49 #123332
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LOTA WATA

John - we have a sense of humour, but much like our finances, frugality is everything.

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Yorkshire humour 17/02/2020 at 16:41 #123333
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jc92 in post 123332 said:
LOTA WATA

John - we have a sense of humour, but much like our finances, frugality is everything.
Joe stop feeding the Geordie ammo - he will hold it against us and use it as and when required (more than likely Peterborough Meet )

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Yorkshire humour 18/02/2020 at 14:20 #123338
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That humour isn't confined to Yorkshire, it also occurs in Derbyshire. After the floods in November last year, berths on the down slow at St Marys Junction near Derby showed such things as SWAN LAKE and DUCK POND.
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Yorkshire humour 18/02/2020 at 23:07 #123342
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I can’t remember exactly where it was, but a signaller once put FUKD where a demic unit was stabled. Probably before signalling maps and real time displays were as mainstream!
There's the right way, the wrong way and the railway.
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