[Tagging] Still RFC — Drop stop positions and platforms

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 12:45:31 UTC 2018

On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 12:49 PM, ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> In the context of buses, it tends to refer to the part of the vehicle
> where people may stand to alight or board.
> In my part of the UK, we never referred to that part of a bus as a

The old AEC Routemaster buses operated in London did refer to that as a
But that was because it was not just an entranceway but also an area for a
passengers to stand when it was crowded.  Also there was no door, so people
hop on or off while the bus was moving (not legal, but people did it).  See

In general, though, I wouldn't consider buses to have platforms.  And I
never refer to a bus stop as a platform unless it were raised higher than
pavement/causeway/sidewalk leading up to it.  A bus stop is a bus stop.
it's at a bus station, in which case it's a stance.  Unless it's at a bus
station in Wales,
in which case it's a Safle.

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