WikiWirral 16yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,028,176
Topics75,602
Members13,519
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs8
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
29 registered members (10 invisible), 1,419 guests, and199 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Remembrance day
by locomotive. 30th Sep 2020 7:21pm
George Carlin
by BultacoAstro. 10th Sep 2020 9:00am
Our Earth
by granny. 8th Sep 2020 10:02am
The Moon Landing ?
by BultacoAstro. 29th Aug 2020 4:58pm
New Wirral History
Argyle Theatre
by mikeeb. 25th Sep 2020 1:23pm
St Andrews Square
by MIKE6570. 22nd Sep 2020 5:22pm
Stage-Coach Timetables in 1830's
by mikeeb. 19th Sep 2020 4:05pm
Birkenhead Trams 1876
by mikeeb. 17th Sep 2020 3:38pm
WHAT PUB
by derekdwc. 12th Sep 2020 12:51pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
Classic Rock The Bands Are Awakening
by BultacoAstro. 1st Oct 2020 3:26pm
Where in Laird St is this?
by MIKE6570. 1st Oct 2020 12:37pm
Blitz: The bombs that changed Britain
by diggingdeeper. 30th Sep 2020 11:10pm
SEISS 3rd Grant
by diggingdeeper. 30th Sep 2020 10:45pm
Wanted Computer Desk
by Reno37. 30th Sep 2020 5:27pm
Our Earth
by mikeeb. 30th Sep 2020 11:37am
LCT 7074
by mikeeb. 30th Sep 2020 11:30am
Van carpet fitter
by Gibbo. 28th Sep 2020 12:29pm
Coping Stones
by zigzagwanderer. 28th Sep 2020 1:08am
October
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti #1078990
28th Jul 2020 5:38pm
28th Jul 2020 5:38pm
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,144
birkenhead
mikeeb Offline OP

Forum Addict
mikeeb  Offline OP

Forum Addict
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,144
birkenhead
One of the trains was covered in graffiti whilst being stored at the Tonbridge Yard in Kent, and now Merseyrail will have to spend thousands cleaning it. It is at the Kirkdale depot at the moment and being cleaned.
Surely the yard it was being stored at is insured and this should pay for it.
[Linked Image]
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/new-merseyrail-train-covered-graffiti-18676844

Google Ads
Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1078991
28th Jul 2020 9:29pm
28th Jul 2020 9:29pm
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 921
Greasby
G
Greenwood Offline
Guardian
Greenwood  Offline
Guardian
G
Joined: May 2011
Posts: 921
Greasby
That sounds ridiculous. If it was trashed in Kent it should be sorted in Kent - unless it was a 'park at your own risk' yard, of course...

Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1078997
29th Jul 2020 2:15pm
29th Jul 2020 2:15pm
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,374
Wirral
Moonstar Offline

Forum Addict
Moonstar  Offline

Forum Addict
Joined: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,374
Wirral
There seems to be a problem in the Kent yard, the fourth train in is covered in graffiti too.

Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1079001
29th Jul 2020 9:27pm
29th Jul 2020 9:27pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,591
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 13,591
Birkenhead
A few billion pounds worth of trains but will they employ a watchman? Nah, its ok the public will pick up the tab.

I doubt if insurance works out, the insurers won't make a loss, its going to cost more than the claims. Insurance only works when a large number of people make a relatively small number of claims, the cost is shared amongst everybody. When there is only a small number insured it becomes an overhead not a safety net.


The further you are down the pay scale, the more 'essential' you are when the s--- hits the fan... Sue Farbysmith 2020

Insults are engendered from vulgar minds, like toadstools from a dunghill - Charles Caleb Colton

We don't do charity in Germany, We pay taxes. Charity is a failure of governments' responsibilities - Henning Wehn
Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1079003
30th Jul 2020 10:31am
30th Jul 2020 10:31am
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,232
New Brighton
_Ste_ Offline
Wiki Master
_Ste_  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Aug 2005
Posts: 16,232
New Brighton
"Cost thousands" Hahaha, no it wouldn't, I would clean all that shite off for a reasonable price if they wanted.

Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1079029
1st Aug 2020 5:35pm
1st Aug 2020 5:35pm
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,428
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 17,428
Wirral


Blame Boris


Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1079039
2nd Aug 2020 11:32am
2nd Aug 2020 11:32am
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,730
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,730
wirral
Boris is innocent.

He would have got the wrong train, done a far less expert job of it and ended up covered in paint

Re: New Merseyrail trains covered in graffiti [Re: mikeeb] #1079041
2nd Aug 2020 11:33am
2nd Aug 2020 11:33am
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,144
birkenhead
mikeeb Offline OP

Forum Addict
mikeeb  Offline OP

Forum Addict
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 1,144
birkenhead
Hahaha!


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Blitz: The bombs that changed Britain
by mikeeb. 30th Sep 2020 4:02pm
SEISS 3rd Grant
by diggingdeeper. 25th Sep 2020 10:06pm
Argyle Theatre
by mikeeb. 25th Sep 2020 1:23pm
Woody
by lincle. 23rd Sep 2020 1:57pm
St Andrews Square
by MIKE6570. 22nd Sep 2020 5:22pm
For Sale & Free
Wanted Computer Desk
by Reno37. 30th Sep 2020 5:27pm
Coping Stones
by zigzagwanderer. 28th Sep 2020 1:08am
peugeot
by lincle. 25th Sep 2020 5:17pm
toy
by sunnyside. 22nd Sep 2020 12:55pm
Wanted Bultaco Astro Or Pursang 360 Model 104
by BultacoAstro. 13th Sep 2020 10:39pm
Member Spotlight
KevinFinity
KevinFinity
Wirral
Posts: 2,330
Joined: April 2009
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Cavanagh_Shaw, NellyDee, Paul_Mason, Allotmentpete, Mike11
13519 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Van carpet fitter
by Gibbo. 17th Sep 2020 9:16am
Tower road. Birkenhead and now Dock road
by keef666. 6th Sep 2020 1:53pm
Enjoy the street theatre!
by Excoriator. 5th Sep 2020 3:50pm
Laminate flooring
by casper. 4th Sep 2020 6:33pm
News : New Topics
SEISS 3rd Grant
by diggingdeeper. 25th Sep 2020 10:06pm
Award for Corbyn ???
by granny. 27th Aug 2020 10:41pm
Casper Specials
by granny. 23rd Aug 2020 5:39pm
Coronavirus
by cools. 30th Jan 2020 5:38pm
Brexit Transition
by diggingdeeper. 19th Mar 2018 2:50pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Blitz: The bombs that changed Britain
by mikeeb. 30th Sep 2020 4:02pm
Woody
by lincle. 23rd Sep 2020 1:57pm
Dorothea Quarry Aug 2020
by KevinFinity. 18th Sep 2020 9:45pm
cat found,Wallasey
by doggod. 17th Sep 2020 8:55pm
Spring fitting required
by gerrymoore. 17th Sep 2020 9:20am
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 7:15am
Sunset Thu 6:47pm
Local Time Thu 4:53pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1