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Old October 23rd, 2008, 07:59 PM   #861
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I remember the border crossing when I took the ferry from Hoek van Holland to Harwich a few years ago. We normally don't think about it, but in the harbours there are crossings too, of course. Nice pics, Palance!
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 08:01 PM   #862
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Yes, it divides lanes in the same direction, double line - in opposite
Herw you can get signle in same direction and in opposite but double only in the same.
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Old October 23rd, 2008, 08:34 PM   #863
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Singapore / Johor Bahru, Malaysia


The causeway is simply called, Causeway.

This point always had been a crossing. At first, a ferry line, then a rail ferry line, where a railway connects to a ferry transfer pier in 1909. The Causeway was first built in 1923 as a cargo railway causeway, and later was used for passenger rail.

A roadway and water pipe links was built soon after, but the Causeway remained as one structure. It used to have a rolling lift bridge section, but it was removed as vehicular traffic soon exceed the shipping traffic. Part of it was blew up during WWII by the British, but was later rebuilt by the Japanese.

It was widened decades ago, but still the causeway is very congested at times because of the setting of the customs, and that the bridge was too narrow.

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As with the "Causeway", the second link between Singapore and Malaysia was called, Second Link. Built in 1998 to ease congestion on the Causeway.
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Old October 24th, 2008, 05:14 PM   #864
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Is it true that the ferry betwen the Netherlands and England is shutting down?

Ferries between the rest of Europe and the UK have been slowly dying in recent years, a couple years back the ferry to Sweden was killed and a couple months ago the last one to Norway took off...
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Old October 24th, 2008, 05:22 PM   #865
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There are several ferry routes between NL and UK.
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Old October 24th, 2008, 06:10 PM   #866
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Hook of Holland - Harwich
IJmuiden - Newcastle
Rotterdam - Hull

That's all as far as I'm concerned. They used to have a quick catamaran ferry (75 km/h) between Hook of Holland and Harwich, but it wasn't profitable because it consumed loads of fuel, so it has been replaced by an old slow boat again.
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Old October 24th, 2008, 08:53 PM   #867
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Old October 24th, 2008, 09:55 PM   #868
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Engeland is quite a funny word if you read it literally. In German "Eng" means narrow. Narrowcountry.

In Dutch, "eng" means scary. Scarycountry.
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Old October 24th, 2008, 11:00 PM   #869
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How has it been with other former border chcecks in Germany? Didi it take long to turn them into rest areas?
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I remember the ANWB motorists guide of Europe a few years ago about Poland; they advised not to take pictures of borders, bridges or other strategic locations. Man how things have changed.
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IMO, German warning triangles with white background look better than Polish ones. Also, is single solid line used in Poland at all?
I like our Polish signs. They're almost the same as in Sweden and it's proved that the black colour on the yellow makes better contrast than in the white - black combination...
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I remember the ANWB motorists guide of Europe a few years ago about Poland; they advised not to take pictures of borders, bridges or other strategic locations. Man how things have changed.
Potential danger of imperialist agents ?
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Great pics of all those countries. Europeans, I envy you so much If you could see my city (Mexicali) and its smaller, twin sister Calexico (USA)... Actually they are one city divided by an ultra-militarizated fence...
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Great pics of all those countries. Europeans, I envy you so much
That depends on which Europeans you mean.
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Its interesting all around Europe they are demoloshing the unused border crossing buildings but between Sapin and Portugal they are still there (you dont have to come to a full stop).
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Not everywhere though. There was barely anything other than the sign pretty much on the A1 crossing into Galicia from what I remember.
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That depends on which Europeans you mean.
Schengen, of course
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I like our Polish signs. They're almost the same as in Sweden and it's proved that the black colour on the yellow makes better contrast than in the white - black combination...
who proved it?
Because we had yellow-black combination since forever and now they are changing it in white-black coz according to them has been proved that this combination is better and safer.

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Old October 26th, 2008, 05:18 PM   #880
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who proved it?
Because we had yellow-black combination since forever and now they are changing it in white-black coz according to them has been proved that this combination is better and safer.
It has been proved by the analysts. Why are you asking
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