My New Job (Was: Social Thurs 8 Jan 2009)

Dirk Koopman djk at
Fri Jan 30 14:36:44 GMT 2009

Aaron Crane wrote:
> Abigail writes:
>> Ah, yes, the French. They have T-shirts saying "Shut the fuck up and
>> build some train tracks".
>> Not in .nl. We just talk for years. Then change the plans because
> [snip tale of woe]
> Unlike the UK rail network, where the default position seems to be to
> avoid building new lines entirely, and to repair the existing ones
> only when spurred to by horrific accidents.  Instead, money we *could*
> use for such things is spent on things like shareholder profits, and
> repainting rolling stock every few years when the franchises rotate
> owners.
> Still beats flying, though.

Old chinese aviator's saying: Time to spare? Go by air!

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