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Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)10:22 UTC+1 No.695884 Report

would you a restaurant tram?
Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)10:22 UTC+1 No.695885 Report

Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)10:26 UTC+1 No.695886 Report

whats happened to all of the Hitachi trains? You could probably turn a carriage into a Pullman style diner
Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)10:28 UTC+1 No.695887 Report

they already did in Sydney
Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)10:29 UTC+1 No.695888 Report

Fuck, that wasn't President Deling!
Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)12:44 UTC+1 No.695901 Report


Where in Sydney?
Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)13:32 UTC+1 No.695907 Report

originally Cabramatta, but is apparently closed there and is being moved
check fb for stepadiner
Anonymous 07/22/14(Tue)15:50 UTC+1 No.695930 Report

I don't understand why they don't do this with a wagon on every commuter train, it would probably increase their profits and result in a lower amount of complaints.
Anonymous 07/25/14(Fri)20:08 UTC+1 No.697625 Report

>what are HSTs
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)01:20 UTC+1 No.698301 Report

They are commonly on long distance intercity trains. Amtrak's North East Regional service between Washington D.C. and NY/Boston will usually have the so called cafe car on it. The Acelas have one too but have more full meals IIRC.
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)01:22 UTC+1 No.698302 Report

The MTA, for example, is not in the restaurant business and might be unfit to handle such operations. Outsourcing to 3rd parties could be costly and inefficient too.
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)01:34 UTC+1 No.698305 Report

heavy rail full-service dining cars are enough of a pain in the ass to run & staff that they generally don't make money. long distance trains only have them as a necessary part of keeping their passengers alive for 12+ hour trips. it's easy enough for commuters to just grab something at a station.

bar cars used to be common in the NYC area for commuters, but the MTA just retired the last of theirs because the MTA is dumb.
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)03:42 UTC+1 No.698360 Report

Why not a bar in all major stations
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)05:16 UTC+1 No.698386 Report

>would you a restaurant tram?
Passengers here certainly wouldn't.
We had cafe cars on some of the interurban tram lines, but they weren't successful.

Probably because most stations have a bakery or supermarket nearby anyway.
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)06:03 UTC+1 No.698398 Report

It sounds great till you look at the website
>you must book a ticket
>you must order your food when you book a ticket
>there are only two options for each course
Anonymous 07/27/14(Sun)07:01 UTC+1 No.698413 Report


That looks very nice, but also depressing.
Anonymous 07/29/14(Tue)04:53 UTC+1 No.699466 Report

or better yet, a dispensary. hopefully, the stations in CA's upcoming HSR system will allow this
Anonymous 08/01/14(Fri)01:28 UTC+1 No.701415 Report

they have one in rome. It's just a restaurant on wheels, you do it as a meal thing, not for the ride.
Anonymous 08/05/14(Tue)03:09 UTC+1 No.703649 Report

UK Virgin Trains trains have cafe areas in 1/3rd of a carriage, while other HSR trains here have food carts they bring through.
First class has it's own restaurant kitchen where you can order from though.
Anonymous 08/05/14(Tue)04:34 UTC+1 No.703690 Report

needs a proper grocery
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