Re: Re: OT All door loading

This morning I used the 902 in reverse (no trains Caulfield-Flinders
Street) and all door boarding was prolific, the driver facilitating it by
not closing the door until departure time where we had to wait time.

On Wed, 10 Jul 2019 at 09:24, Matthew Geier matthew@...>

> On 10/7/19 8:43 am, Prescott wrote:

> > Thanks for the tip-off. There's no statement that I've seen yet that

> > it's official policy in Victoria but it seems to run on a pragmatic,

> > turn-a-blind-eye basis. Another good mark for Victoria. Who's the

> > contract operator for the 902?



> Unofficial all door boarding has been practiced in Victoria for some

> time. I remember boarding at the center door at the airport on the '901'

> a couple of years back, but later being told off by a driver for trying

> to use the centre door on another route.


> I suspect it's just that many drivers just don't care anymore and see no

> problem and there has been no official instruction either way. Wait till

> some one falls getting on at the centre door and has the door close on

> them and files a compensation claim.



> At lot of centre door boarding happens at Sydney Uni stops, although

> many drivers have got expert at closing that centre door the moment the

> last person steps off to discourage this behavior.






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cheers and best wishes,
David in
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