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Forum: Chai and Chat Today, 03:27
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Dave W
Despite living in Scotland for over 20 years and...

Despite living in Scotland for over 20 years and being married to a Scot for over thirty 'tartle' has passed me by up until now. I shall endeavour to introduce into conversation tomorrow.
Forum: Introduce Yourself Today, 03:06
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Dave W
It depends on the NGO but India is pretty...

It depends on the NGO but India is pretty sensitive about some issues and that can cause problems with visa applications.

As you don't identify the NGO in question it is difficult to be specific....
Forum: Introduce Yourself Today, 02:59
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Dave W
NGO is a bad one to mention on Visa applications.

NGO is a bad one to mention on Visa applications.
Forum: Indian Railways Today, 00:16
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By Dave W
The great majority of rail accidents anywhere in...

The great majority of rail accidents anywhere in the world are caused by signalling errors which is why most systems invest heavily in attempting to eliminate the scope for human error.

There...
Forum: Indian Railways Yesterday, 23:55
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By Dave W
it doesn't really come as much of a surprise that...

it doesn't really come as much of a surprise that off the cuff diversions of trains on a system as large and complex as the IR system can occasionally foul up. No doubt the teenage scribbler at the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself Yesterday, 23:43
Replies: 13
Views: 233
Posted By Dave W
Welcome to IndiaMike. A few capital letters...

Welcome to IndiaMike.

A few capital letters and some paragraphs would make your post so much easier to read. :)
Forum: Chai and Chat Yesterday, 15:05
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Dave W
I'm afraid that my French is not good enough to...

I'm afraid that my French is not good enough to give a reliable translation but we have several members who do have good French.

Out of interest is this something to do with a waterproofing spray...
Forum: Chai and Chat Yesterday, 14:50
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By Dave W
Vic That is French rather than Dutch ...

Vic

That is French rather than Dutch


I have changed the thread title.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Yesterday, 03:29
Replies: 204
Views: 11,396
Posted By Dave W
When I worked for a UK company who operate...

When I worked for a UK company who operate Carveries we got persistent enquiries from Korea about franchising the concept.

"Today madam the choice is beef, turkey or St Bernard" [cry]
Forum: Kolkata (Calcutta) Apr 15th, 2014, 11:58
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By Dave W
As you exit the arrivals area head to the right ....

As you exit the arrivals area head to the right . The prepaid taxi booth is just beyond the Rail Ticket booth. You really cannot miss it.
Forum: Delhi Apr 14th, 2014, 14:33
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Dave W
Or you could treat yourself to a HOHO ...

Or you could treat yourself to a HOHO (http://www.hohodelhi.com/)bus ticket
Forum: Delhi Apr 14th, 2014, 14:23
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Dave W
It would help others to help you if you told us...

It would help others to help you if you told us what you consider to be interesting.

My recommendation would be to visit the National Rail Museum at Chanakyapuri. Their website...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 14th, 2014, 13:47
Replies: 10
Views: 236
Posted By Dave W
Dreich (Old Scots origin) A combination of...

Dreich (Old Scots origin)

A combination of dull, overcast, drizzly, cold, misty and miserable weather. At least 4 of the above adjectives must apply before the weather is truly dreich

From...
Forum: Indian Railways Apr 14th, 2014, 12:48
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By Dave W
Here is what it says on the indianrail.gov.in...

Here is what it says on the indianrail.gov.in website http://www.indianrail.gov.in/change_Name.html
Forum: Indian Railways Apr 14th, 2014, 12:28
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By Dave W
1. According to Indiarailinfo there is no...

1. According to Indiarailinfo there is no allocation of 1AC for the new Delhi - Pathankot Cantt leg of this train.

2. Yes you can cancel one person on an e ticket without invalidating it.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Apr 13th, 2014, 23:50
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Dave W
There are no direct rains from Jaisalmer to Sawai...

There are no direct rains from Jaisalmer to Sawai Madhopur. You Would need to change at Jaipur.
Forum: India Travel Itinerary Advice Apr 13th, 2014, 23:34
Replies: 7
Views: 270
Posted By Dave W
If you have a definite plan and know dates it...

If you have a definite plan and know dates it would be best to book your trains as soon as they become available which is 60 days before the date of travel.

See Booking Indian Rail Tickets from...
Forum: Chai and Chat Apr 11th, 2014, 13:05
Replies: 99
Views: 7,938
Posted By Dave W
The response of a car user. Why should...

The response of a car user.

Why should cities be designed and managed to suit such an inefficient form of transport.
Forum: Indian Railways Apr 9th, 2014, 03:35
Replies: 12,702
Views: 1,041,072
Posted By Dave W
Yes. You are confirmed.

Yes. You are confirmed.
Forum: Books, Music, and Movies Apr 6th, 2014, 15:58
Replies: 118
Views: 3,665
Posted By Dave W
I caught the tail end of a BBC news item this...

I caught the tail end of a BBC news item this morning. The Mumbai concert is to be broadcast this afternoon on Radio 3

ADD Kick off 15.00 BST. There will be interviews about the Orchestra's tour...
Forum: Indian Railways Apr 3rd, 2014, 00:24
Replies: 11
Views: 4,038
Posted By Dave W
The only regular steam trains are the 'Joy Rides'...

The only regular steam trains are the 'Joy Rides' that run from Darjeeling to Ghum and back again. They are there on the Cleartrip system. Book from DJ to DJRZ.

More info here...
Forum: Agra Apr 2nd, 2014, 12:51
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Dave W
I don't think that the train times are very...

I don't think that the train times are very helpful for you to do an overnight trip for an early Sunday arrival either. See http://indiarailinfo.com/search/1967/0/450
Forum: India Travel Partners Apr 1st, 2014, 21:34
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By Dave W
Steven This is the list that I have been...

Steven

This is the list that I have been using for the NG lines http://www.internationalsteam.co.uk/trains/india061.htm

I haven't really looked for a list of MG lines although I do keep my...
Forum: India Travel Partners Apr 1st, 2014, 19:41
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By Dave W
i did wonder about getting enough IMers together...

i did wonder about getting enough IMers together to charter a train on the Darjeeling or the Kangra valley but then I thought about the Meet up threads and realised that life is too short.
Forum: India Travel Partners Apr 1st, 2014, 19:10
Replies: 22
Views: 558
Posted By Dave W
I thought that's what I had done in #3.

I thought that's what I had done in #3.
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