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Bus strike tomorrow

By johnboy 24 August 2006 17

In the spirit of general revolt sweeping across this benighted Territory, a RiotACT field operative reports that the bus drivers are taking the middle of the day off tomorrow.

From 10am until 2pm tomorrow it’s private transport only folks.

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nyssa76 10:26 pm 27 Aug 06

Nah, they’re too busy damaging the buses to care.

(sorry very cynical tonight)

schmerica_ 4:45 pm 26 Aug 06

What about students ? Students need to catch buses – are they bludgers or drains on society ?

caf 10:12 am 25 Aug 06

I saw a bike on the front of a bus hooning down College St just the other day.

Vic Bitterman 11:54 pm 24 Aug 06

Let them strike at those times. The only ones affected would be the bludgers and drains on society – you know, unemployed, aged, so on.

The workers would already be at work.

miz 8:50 pm 24 Aug 06

I believe the bike racks are for the interchange-to-interchange runs only at this stage. It’s a stop work meeting, I heard an info ad on MIX this arvo. Thumper I think you are on the money about the general disgruntlement.

Kerces 6:57 pm 24 Aug 06

Couldn’t be, BT. Recumbents won’t fit on their silly racks. Or in their bike lockers, I believe.

ns 2:41 pm 24 Aug 06

From what I’ve heard on the radio it’s not a bus strike. It’s a bus driver’s meeting. It’s also happened before – I used to catch buses about three years ago and I remember them happening then. I’m fairly certain they have them once or twice a year and the buses don’t run so that every driver is able to attend.

bonfire 2:24 pm 24 Aug 06

i saw one being used on the weekend by the manliest looking crossdresser ive seen for years.

unless there was a goth gig on in civic.

hard to tell…

Swaggie 2:24 pm 24 Aug 06

Dunno about the natives Thumper but I’m getting restless with all these tossers walking out on the job – today it’s the teachers, tomorrow it’s the Drivers. I’m getting hacked off with them all – especially the whining teachers – or more to the point their Union leaders.

Thumper 1:59 pm 24 Aug 06

Methinks that it is about time for a revolution.

The natives are restless.

barking toad 1:57 pm 24 Aug 06

I have seen the bike stand on a bus used – once.

It was probably a recumbent cyclist showing off.

johnboy 12:45 pm 24 Aug 06

actually for all that I maintain they’re an expensive way to achieve very little, I have seen a few in use.

Thumper 12:41 pm 24 Aug 06

And speaking of buses, has anyone actually seen one of those bike stands being used?

Thumper 12:40 pm 24 Aug 06

What if there is a coffee shop and other miscellaneous workers strike?

bonfire 12:37 pm 24 Aug 06

Does this mean SGS will be stranded at his favourite coffee shop ?

Will he miss his hot date with ‘nastykindagal’ ?

Thumper 12:36 pm 24 Aug 06

You know there’s trouble a brewin’ when you have this amount of strikes under a Labor government.

Woody Mann-Caruso 12:26 pm 24 Aug 06

When the buses don’t turn up on time or at all, will anybody notice, or will they just assume it’s an ordinary weekday?

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