request stop


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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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The station, which stands in countryside near Haverfordwest, is a request stop with two platforms and was opened in August 1906.
The station is on the main Crewe to Holyhead line, with 20 trains passing each day, although it is a request stop.
Merton said: "Their place has a request stop right outside their front door.
The comedian takes a tour of Britain's 152 request stop stations to find out why they are there, who uses them, and the history of the area, with the aid of experts and enthusiasts.
You can request stop smoking leaflets, a magazine and a DVD from Smokeline either by calling the helpline or by texting QUIT to 83434.
The caravan and campsite is not far from the sandy beach at Swanage and Herston Halt, a request stop on the Swanage Railway heritage line.
That would explain the PA announcement currently popular on British trains: "Customers wishing to leave the train at a request stop are advised to inform a member of the on-board train crew".
TOMORROW Paul Merton's Secret Stations C4, 8pm The second leg of the comedian's entertaining tour of Britain's request stop railway stations takes him to Pontarddulais, a Welsh town near Swansea which is famous for weddings.
The Mock The Week regular with a growing reputation had the crowd with him at Cardiff's Glee Club as his infectious bonhomie, stream-of-consciousness ramblings and playful interactions charmed the crowd on the latest leg of his Request Stop Tour.
The Request Stop Tour finds Mark returning to many familiar cities like Birmingham, but also treading the boards at some more 'off-the-beaten-track' locations.