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It's a bit disconcerting when someone you know is staring at you from
the newspaper.
24th May 2005, 17:13   | tags:,,

bronxelf says:

you have cloth seats on the subway?

24th May 2005, 17:16

teflon says:

Yep - this one looked like it had recently been refurbished too. Or perhaps just cleaned - I don't think they do that very often.

the Glasgow subway's a funny wee thing. You'd probably laugh if you saw it 'in the flesh', so to speak..

24th May 2005, 17:23

bronxelf says:

I laugh at most subway systems. Anything that isnt open 24 hours doesn't quite ever make sense to me.

But cloth seats? wow, fancy.

24th May 2005, 17:28

Joe says:

Most of the seats on the tube in London are cloth as well, in fact I don't ever remember seeing none cloth seats on the underground.

24th May 2005, 17:40

bronxelf says:

We don't have cloth seats here, on any of the subway lines. Too high maintenance.

24th May 2005, 17:43

Pollo says:

Cloth seats do have the disadvantage of the "Oh-my-god-its-11.20-on-a-Saturday-night-and-what-have-I-just-sat-in?"

24th May 2005, 17:50

bronxelf says:


*does the squick dance*

24th May 2005, 17:53

teflon says:

You're more likely to have the disadvantage of "Oh-my-god-its-11.20-on-a-Saturday-night-and-am-I-going-to-get-where-I-want-to-go-or-get-chucked-out-at-Govan".

Glaswegians are considerate. They tend to leave their rubbish on the floor.

What's really laughable is Sunday's opening times: 11am - 6pm.

24th May 2005, 18:01

bronxelf says:

What's the POINT? I love the whole 24/7 of the NYC subway system. No matter what time it is, you can ALWAYS get home.

24th May 2005, 18:03

teflon says:

It's not like it's a big system - the weekday opening is fairly reasonable, but on Sunday they might as well not bother.

24th May 2005, 18:13

bronxelf says:

has the same problem as lot of small sytems, It doesnt go to enough places to get much of the ridership that it would need. I am just totally spoiled living here.

24th May 2005, 18:15

ladislav says:

Hey, is that aidanwarner? What's he doing in the papers?

24th May 2005, 18:58

teflon says:

Nope, not him - it's David Crow, deputy editor of Glasgow University Guardian. Won a shiny award.

24th May 2005, 19:07