Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [greenwichcyclists] Greenwich foot-tunnel lift maintenance

Expand Messages
  • ray
    Went throught the Greenwich Tunnel tonight. The north lift was working. But guess what, yes I knew you could guess, there was a sign in the north lift saying
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 11 12:35 PM
    • 0 Attachment
      Went throught the Greenwich Tunnel tonight. The north lift
      was working. But guess what, yes I knew you could guess,
      there was a sign in the north lift saying the south lift was
      not working. What is new!!!! Just a little bit funny I
      suppose.

      > I encountered one of the contractors in late June - from a
      > company called ultimate lifts or perfect lifts or
      > something.
      >
      > Despite obvious ironies, he was a reasonable enough guy.
      > He reckoned that these are some of the biggest lifts in
      > the world or Europe or something and that all the parts
      > are effectively specials. Though I still can't see why it
      > takes so long. Surely you could machine a part from
      > scratch pretty quickly. Guess that sort of
      > production/craftsmanship has long gone though.
      >
      > One thing he did tell me (so *** to all that rot the
      > attendants give you whenever you ask why they go wrong so
      > often "well they are very old" - aparently all the works
      > were replaced in the 90s (19) so they are actually
      > extremely new.
      >
      > Paul
      >
      > Quoting Julian Dobson <julian@...>:
      >
      > > On Nick's Olympic ride I realised for the first time the
      > > impact of the lift closures: I think I'm reasonably fit
      > > , but carrying my bike down was almost as bad as
      > > carrying it up. Does anybody know why BOTH lifts have
      > to be closed at the same time? I'm sure the work does not
      > > have to be linked, as I imagine that it is the same
      > > team working on both lifts. Has anybody in GC suggested
      > > that they only work on one at a time?
      > > Julian Dobson
      > > 07771 692 344
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > --
      >
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.