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Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« on: April 19, 2012, 12:15:04 PM »
http://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/Home/Services-halted-as-horses-make-tracks-for-busway-19042012.htm

Three horses brought traffic to a standstill on the guided busway yesterday.
They escaped from a nearby field and held up about six buses between Over and Swavesey at about 5pm before they were rounded up.
A spokesman for bus company Stagecoach urged owners to keep their animals penned.
He said: “Everyone knows that the guided busway is there – so people should take extra care to make sure animals nearby are locked up securely.
“It is dangerous, not only for people using the busway but also for the livestock.
“We don’t know who the owners are but the police helped to keep the horses under control.”

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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2012, 08:33:26 PM »
the story is wrong. 1 horse, 5 buses, no police. i know cause i helped remove it  ;D

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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012, 08:54:04 PM »
the story is wrong. 1 horse, 5 buses, no police. i know cause i helped remove it  ;D

worm to the rescue lol

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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2012, 09:01:51 PM »
more like whippet to the rescue :)

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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2012, 12:11:20 PM »
Maybe the horses were trying to emulate The Pony Express ?  ;)

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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2012, 07:19:01 PM »
I'm slightly disappointed CEN didn't do a "cowboys by Stagecoach" headline...

... mind you, Brian does have a horse-drawn bus - but could you get guidewheels for it?  ;D
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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2012, 11:41:48 PM »
Would Brian's horse-drawn bus be Souter-ble for The Busway ? (sorry !)  :D

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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2012, 07:43:16 AM »
His Horsebox , is worth a shot , decked out in full Stagecoach livery .
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Re: Services halted as horses make tracks for busway
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2012, 05:42:57 PM »
Well that is what a stage coach is after all!