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Old September 24th, 2015, 09:41 AM   #221
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The next December the London tube will be 24 in the weekends. Is there the chance that in the next years it will be 24/7 ?

About the metro of Paris the mayor Anne Hidalgo promised that it would become a 24 hours metro ( http://www.leparisien.fr/politique/m...15-4521371.php ). Is it a real possibility ?
The Unions seem hell bent on preventing the weekend service...im sure they'll scream bloody murder if you went full 24/7.
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Old October 14th, 2015, 03:09 PM   #222
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This has been the interesting reply of the Septa to my question about the chance to have a 24/7 subway in Philly :
Thank you for contacting SEPTA Customer Service. Currently the Broad St. Line and the Market-Frankford Lines operate 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays. Future service extension for late night train service may be considered if resources become available to cover the overhead operational expenses required for the additional equipment and manpower needed to do so. Projected ridership is also a factor that must be considered in order to extend weekend schedules.





Your comments have been forward to the Service Planning Division for consideration should the resources and ridership levels meet the requirements to add service in the future.









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Old December 25th, 2015, 08:23 AM   #223
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Melbourne is starting a 24 hour train and tram night network on weekends from 1 January.



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Old February 14th, 2016, 03:06 AM   #224
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Can somebody ( I think micro.... ) to correct 2 things in the http://mic-ro.com/metro/24h.html page ? The Thamesilink in London isn't 24/7, but 24/6 and the Southern has a part that is 24/7. Thank you.
Thanks for the hint, I've been updating the page. (Sorry for the delay.)
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Old February 19th, 2016, 05:45 PM   #225
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Thanks for the hint, I've been updating the page. (Sorry for the delay.)
A section ( from Victoria Station to Three Bridge ) of the Southern Railway is 24/7.
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Old February 20th, 2016, 08:27 AM   #226
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Just a quick announcement: I will rename this thread from 24/7 Subways to 24/7 Public Transportation to cover even more than just subways. That way, you can also freely discuss round-the-clock bus, train, and ferry services too. Sounds fair?
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Old February 20th, 2016, 01:44 PM   #227
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Hm... This thread has been successful for years and has its share of fans. If you change it the way you announced, it will be very hard to keep track of posts about 24/7 subways as they will be buried under a heap of posts about the predominant night busses.

Why don't you just create another thread or threads?
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Old February 20th, 2016, 01:49 PM   #228
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A section ( from Victoria Station to Three Bridge ) of the Southern Railway is 24/7.
Ok, but I think I'll stick to Gatwick to Victoria. At Three Bridges there seems to be a gap between 5:26 and 6:43 on Sundays.
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Old February 20th, 2016, 02:11 PM   #229
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Hm... This thread has been successful for years and has its share of fans. If you change it the way you announced, it will be very hard to keep track of posts about 24/7 subways as they will be buried under a heap of posts about the predominant night busses.

Why don't you just create another thread or threads?
Here's my idea, as a city planner focusing on mass transit:

• Not all cities have the luxury of operating subways or train lines round-the-clock, everyday. However, some cities operate alternate modes of transportation in lieu of trains overnight that provide similar level of service (if not expanded coverage) to the rails, most especially buses.

• Yes, 24/7 subway systems are a popular option, but there are actually a few cities worldwide that do it, including New York, Philadelphia, and Chicago. Heck, Tokyo closes its subway network for a few hours each day for required maintenance work. So, expanding the thread to cover all sorts of mass transit options that run 24/7 is necessary so that contributors will not feel short-changed by the mere fact that this thread covers subways only.

• Overnight mass transit happens to be a wonderful idea to reduce drunk and impaired driving incidents on our roadways. However, to cover such long hours will require a lot of manpower, money, and machinery to run such a successful overnight network. If we limit ourselves to the subway, it'd mean that this thread will be slightly biased to the railways. I want to transform that bias and make it more open to all modes of public transportation so that it will make the discussion easier for everyone.
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Old February 20th, 2016, 06:02 PM   #230
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From my point of view, it would be very hard to find facts and updates on 24/7 subways when this thread will be literally flooded with zillions of posts about 24/7 busses, trams, trains, and ferries. What is so bad about creating separate 24/7 threads for different modes of transport?
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Old February 20th, 2016, 06:07 PM   #231
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I actually agree. There are far too many systems that have night buses and 24 hour transport in that form - heck even Auckland in NZ has night buses. I think it would be better to have general 24/7 systems separate from 24/7 metro systems as that is a rather special category. Discussing the ways in which 24/7 operation is managed on metro systems and the innovations associated with that is far more specialised than discussing the provision of a bus once-per-hour to a far-flung suburb.

I do heartily recommend a thread on discussing general provision of 24/7 transport, though. That will be far wider in its scope and less likely to discuss things like maintenance of systems (given buses are not subject to this in the same manner as metro systems).

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Well, it seems that a few forumers were asking about modes other than the subway, so I initially thought about transforming this into a catchall thread for mass transit. But, since we can foresee a huge demand for 24/7 buses and other mass transit options, perhaps I can open threads dedicated to each mode, if you wish.
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Old February 20th, 2016, 08:37 PM   #233
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That would be great, FoD! Then we can have a general discussion there, and then talk about the minute details of running a subway 24/7 here.

Sound good to you?

(Thanks for your efforts, btw).
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Old March 14th, 2016, 01:48 PM   #234
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Can someone please contact the guy who runs:
http://mic-ro.com/metro/24h.html

The 'Metro' (Surburban Rail" and Tram in Melbourne now has 24hr all night transport on weekends.

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http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/night-network/

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Old March 15th, 2016, 07:01 AM   #235
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Seoul may start overnight metro service on its Line 7 for the most popular section only on Friday night/Saturday morning from 1:00-5:00. But the trial won't even start until late 2017.

http://kojects.com/2016/03/11/seoul-...rvices-line-7/
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Can someone please contact the guy who runs:
http://mic-ro.com/metro/24h.html

The 'Metro' (Surburban Rail" and Tram in Melbourne now has 24hr all night transport on weekends.
It was on the page already under the name of MetLink, but I now updated the entry and called it Metro train and tram lines. The tram lines is new to the page. Thanks for the hint and the source!

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Seoul may start overnight metro service on its Line 7 for the most popular section only on Friday night/Saturday morning from 1:00-5:00. But the trial won't even start until late 2017.

http://kojects.com/2016/03/11/seoul-...rvices-line-7/
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Ankara's bus, metro and light rail services have been running 24/7 for a limitied time. Night operations began 2 weeks ago, I don't know when it will be ceased.
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Ankara's bus, metro and light rail services have been running 24/7 for a limitied time. Night operations began 2 weeks ago, I don't know when it will be ceased.
Only until 7th August.

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Excuse me Micro, I don't realize this thing : why you put the Metro Light Rail Sydney in the 24/7 section and don't you put the Metro Green Line of the Metro Transit Light Rail of Minneapolis / St Paul which is also 24/7 ? And I think that another small error there is for Philadelphia. In fact I think that you wished to write Patco Speedline, because there are also 4 lines of trolleys ( maybe are called Green Lines ) 24/7, but they are simple trams like the 24/7 Toronto Streeetcars or 24/7 Berlin Metrotram............And same question for the Melbourne trams. However about Philly or it is PATCO SPEEDLINE or PATCO and ( or comma ) TROLLEY LINES ( I hope the first option because the trolleys aren't metro... ).
Thank you for the possible corrections.

P.S. But can the Light Rails be considered Metro / Subways ? I have some doubt......
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Old August 11th, 2016, 01:40 PM   #240
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Can someone please contact the guy who runs:
http://mic-ro.com/metro/24h.html

The 'Metro' (Surburban Rail" and Tram in Melbourne now has 24hr all night transport on weekends.

Source:
http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/night-network/

Thanks.
I don't think it's every tram line that is running 24/7 - just the most important trunk lines. But from the looks of it every metro line will be running.

Turns out it's these tram lines rather than all 47 million of them:

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