85 and 86 bus question

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85 and 86 bus question

Postby Sarah_B » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:33 pm

I have always thought if you are heading to the bus terminus (in Piccadilly Gardens) that the 86 bus is quicker than the 85.

So given the choice between getting on the 85 or waiting for an 86 bus to come along what would most people do?

If I knew how much longer the 85 takes versus the average wait time for an 86 bus I could work this out myself but alas I do not know that.

Thank you


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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby annie » Fri Dec 13, 2013 1:51 pm

Sarah_B wrote:(First world problems I know before anyone says it.)


Only total dicks say things like "first world problems", Sarah... :)
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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby Sarah_B » Fri Dec 13, 2013 3:40 pm

annie wrote:
Only total dicks say things like "first world problems", Sarah... :)


I agree ....

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby gitface » Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:23 pm

Hmm. Seems a bit hostile. Anyway, I don't use the buses much (ever) since the trams started, but I recall the 85 is up to 10 minutes slower on busy mornings, but often seemed faster than the 86 on the way home in the evenings. At least to / from RNCM.

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby KingNailer » Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:40 pm

86 miles quicker, i'd get the tram though

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby Pearl » Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:53 pm

Yes I'd say the 86 is far quicker but the 85 takes you past a nice park with waterbirds.

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby Edwinacurry » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:46 pm

I always choose the 86, it's that tedious slow right turn at the four banks that slows the 85 down.

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby Sarah_B » Fri Dec 13, 2013 9:51 pm

Edwinacurry wrote:I always choose the 86, it's that tedious slow right turn at the four banks that slows the 85 down.



Yes that is my dilemma ... go for the 85 or wait for the 86.

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby ollie_the_brave » Sat Dec 14, 2013 1:47 am

I'm sorry,

But, really. Does anyone give a swear_words_not_allowed???

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby ollie_the_brave » Sat Dec 14, 2013 1:55 am

[quote="Sarah_B"]I have always thought if you are heading to the bus terminus (in Piccadilly Gardens) that the 86 bus is quicker than the 85.

So given the choice between getting on the 85 or waiting for an 86 bus to come along what would most people do?

If I knew how much longer the 85 takes versus the average wait time for an 86 bus I could work this out myself but alas I do not know that.

Thank you


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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby ollie_the_brave » Sat Dec 14, 2013 1:56 am

[quote="Sarah_B"]I have always thought if you are heading to the bus terminus (in Piccadilly Gardens) that the 86 bus is quicker than the 85.

So given the choice between getting on the 85 or waiting for an 86 bus to come along what would most people do?

If I knew how much longer the 85 takes versus the average wait time for an 86 bus I could work this out myself but alas I do not know that.

Thank you


massive wank innit

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby t0ria » Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:26 am

I always get the 84 in the morning, it gets you in to town in 20 minutes

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby t0ria » Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:27 am

ollie_the_brave wrote:I'm sorry,

But, really. Does anyone give a swear_words_not_allowed???


Yes, clearly they do.

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby ash pole » Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:54 am

Nothing wrong with discussing the quickest way of getting to town to go to work in the morning.

Would cycling be faster than the bus?

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Re: 85 and 86 bus question

Postby lister » Sat Dec 14, 2013 10:54 am

You can do 4-banks to Piccadilly in 10-15 mins on a bike


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