[Volunteers] [meeting] UKNOF24 from EMA airport

Keith Mitchell keith at uknof.org.uk
Wed Jan 9 23:43:10 GMT 2013

Hi Chris,

> Earliest I can get down to Nottingham area from Newcastle is around 
> mid afternoon (2 ish) and I`m coming from the opposite direction as 
> it were.
> Not impossible arbeit with long waits,but hopefully there'll be 
> better options.

Thanks for offering - EMA is just off the M1, so I'm thinking there's a
strong possibility _someone_ will be driving up down south and there
will indeed be better options..

> (resend, thanks to owa and reply-to's not hitting the list...)

We had a wee glitch with the list setup, corrected now and re-stringing..


> On 01/09/2013 04:47 PM, Andy Davidson wrote:
>> They are right, EMA is awful.
> Indeed, I googled it on top of some local knowledge :-(
>> To take the train involves paying extortionate fees to the 
>> Airport's con artist taxi service "Arrow Cars" for the link to the 
>> train station. Avoid this option.
>> If nobody is driving there is a bus called Skylink which will take 
>> them to Nottingham city centre, I think there is a stop at the 
>> Victoria Centre which is good for at least the Hilton.
> Seems like getting the bus to Long Eaton station and train from
> there is also an option.
>> Who is it, do you think the bus will pose a problem to our
>> delegate ?
> It's Luka Perkov, who is flying from Zagreb via CDG. Generally 
> British public transport is a major culture shock to most 
> continentals....

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