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request stop

n
a point on a route at which a bus will stop only if signalled to do so. US equivalent: flag stop
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request stop

n (Brit) (for bus) → fermata facoltativa or a richiesta
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PAUL MERTON'S SECRET STATIONS (Channel 4, tonight, 8pm) DID you know that there are 152 request stops in Britain?
Paul Merton's Secret Stations C4, 8pm ENTERTAINMENT Another celeb hits the railways in this travelogue exploring Britain by hopping on and off at some of the 150 request stops, which trains only call at if you ask them to.
On the Cambrian line, performance traditionally dips in the summer months due to increased numbers using the network, in particular those using the request stops.
The system with request stops has normally marked bus stops where a bus is not obliged to stop unless a passenger indicates a wish to board or to alight from the bus.
Part of his Request Stops tour, where fans dictate where he performs, it's exactly the sort of intimate venue that suits his relaxed, conversational style.
OTHER comedy dates in the week ahead include: * MARK Watson bring his Request Stops show to Stockton's ARC next Friday.
His Request Stops tour calls at the Gala Theatre next Friday.
It will be a mix of old and new material for his October show in Llandudno, plus another gig two days later at Chester's Laugh Inn, on the tour, which is entitled Request Stops.
A load more request stops will be added for the autumn, as one of the UK's most eager-to-be-liked comics trundles obligingly around the nation like some sort of remotecontrolled car being driven by a lunatic.
It might be relevant to recall my experience as a youth in Manchester - at that time a distinction was drawn between compulsory and request stops.
The circular journey on a 1956 Daimler bus in Halifax Corporation livery - with request stops.
Didn't know they had request stops for trains, but I do now