Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The well-versed train driver

A driver announcement made on this morning's 0720 ex-Frankston train to explain a delay between Glenhuntly and Caulfield:

Ladies and gentlemen

The signal is against me

We’re waiting for a down train

Before we can proceed

(verbatim except for one word)

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2 Comments:

Blogger Calembeena said...

Before we may proceed?

8:08 pm  
Blogger Peter Parker said...

Calembeena - the word that I substituted was proceed - the driver used some other term like 'continue' or 'go' - can't remember.

But 'before we may proceed' is certainly better than either.

8:26 pm  

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