Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Post Reply  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
11-10-2018, 10:13   #1
Davincc
Registered User
 
Davincc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 1
Dublin bus inspector

Are them a thing of past, haven't seem them for quite some times.
Davincc is offline  
Advertisement
12-10-2018, 22:38   #2
TheQuietFella
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 1,597
Quote:
Originally Posted by Davincc View Post
Are them a thing of past, haven't seem them for quite some times.
No! They're still out there!
TheQuietFella is offline  
13-10-2018, 12:57   #3
AlekSmart
Registered User
 
AlekSmart's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: East Coast.
Posts: 12,522
In the modern Bus Operational World,the Inspectors job is regarded as a bit of an anachronism...throwback to the dull boring old past and all of that.
Over the past 20 years,the Inspector has been relegated to a Central Control Room,and allocated a passel of computery stuff,with which he can explore the outer regions of the Universe.

All very well & good,except that the same combination may well encounter great difficulties keeping a 75 Bus on the graph between Tallaght and Dun Laoire.

Many of the older generation of Inspectors who would be seen around the City (Stance Inspectors) would,over the years have built up an ability to control and manipulate routes and staff across a wide range of suddenly developing scenarios,and still finish their shift with a somewhat functional service operating.

It would serve the NTA well if they paused for a moment to,perhaps,reflect upon the shortcomings of a 100% Technology Based control and management system,and instead gather a few "Old Style" Inspectors into a room and invite their contributions as to how to impliment a rather more functional control regime.....It might just involve lads scribbling on the back of Cigarette Packets or roaring a few expletives at a recalcitrant Driver,but perhaps,that might just be whats required in our sterile modern working environment.
AlekSmart is offline  
Post Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Remove Text Formatting
Bold
Italic
Underline

Insert Image
Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text
 
Decrease Size
Increase Size
Please sign up or log in to join the discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Share Tweet