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You read it here first.

Postby Bufferstop » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:53 pm

London leads the world in Virtual Rail Travel
http://www.newsbiscuit.com/2013/11/13/c ... be-scheme/
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Re: You read it here first.

Postby Forfarian » Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:58 pm

It's not April 1st is it????
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Re: You read it here first.

Postby skyblue » Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:33 pm

Imagine what would happen if the model railway manufacturers got hold of this idea. Maybe this means that Hornby's behind schedule releases have already arrived - we just have to imagine them.

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Re: You read it here first.

Postby Forfarian » Thu Dec 12, 2013 7:50 pm

I can see it now, our friend Mr tube,
on Starbay L@@K very rare futuristic - digital - virtual locomotive in holographic LT colours "see now pay later" starting bid 99p, bids only accepted at Blue police boxes!!!!!
Now you see it-now you don't!
:shock: :roll: :lol:
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Re: You read it here first.

Postby GWR_fan » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:47 pm

Soon, one could travel virtually anywhere in the world. I hope the cost of fares is commensurate with the mode of travel. Say a virtual credit card or a virtual bank account that accumulated heaps of virtual interest. One could accumulate massive virtual debt without incurring any credit provider charges. You could finally tell your credit institution virtually where to go. The whole world is virtually opened up for the virtual entrepreneur to make a virtual windfall.

I can see one problem though. If one has a poor sense of imagination, what happens if they do not make it to their virtual destination and get lost on the way. Will they be able to get virtually all the way back home (possibly to find that their home was only a virtual reality in the first instance)?


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Re: You read it here first.

Postby amsie » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:05 pm

Is that for real????

Good to know my tax is being spent wisely :roll:

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Re: You read it here first.

Postby D605Eagle » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:19 am

it is newsbiscuit after all....


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