Families living in Millers Road in Brighton claim they face sleepless nights because of lights installed at new railway maintenance depot

‘Blinding’ lights disturb families

‘Blinding’ lights disturb families

‘Blinding’ lights disturb families

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A SLEEPLESS resident is calling for action after “blinding” railway lights were switched on near his home.

Families living in Millers Road, Brighton, are reportedly enduring countless sleepless nights since the lights were installed.

Network Rail and First Capital Connect said the lights are needed to ensure the safety of night time rail workers.

Resident Sam Hewitt said he had been forced to buy black-out blinds and curtains after the lights were put in place in February.

He said: “It’s ridiculous. When they first installed them I could not believe how bright they were. I couldn’t sleep.

“Others along the road were experiencing the same. One even had to go on anti-depressants.

“The thing I like about the road is the darkness at night. I could see the stars but not any more.”

Network Rail installed the lights as part of the £6.5 billion Thameslink Programme to service the new eight and 12-car trains.

During the night, workers clean trains and carry out maintenance.

The lights, which come on at dusk and go off again at dawn, are designed to keep the workers safe.

But Mr Hewitt said on most nights there is nobody working.

He said: “I have put forward solutions but they have taken no notice. I suggested a switch so the area could be lit only when needed.

“I also suggested lowering the lights so they don’t glare up at the houses.”

A Network Rail spokesman said changes have been made, including reducing the power of the lights by 50% and also installing permanent shrouds.

He said: “Unfortunately, we cannot reduce the height of the lights or their intensity any further, as that would compromise the safety of the sidings.”

Roger Perkins, from First Capital Connect, said: “The sidings have given 15 people new jobs and are already helping us deliver cleaner trains and more reliable services for Brighton passengers.

“In the future they’ll provide stabling for new trains, many of them half as long again as today’s Thameslink services, increasing capacity for commuters.

“We do regret the difficulties Mr Hewitt is experiencing but we have done our best to improve the situation while keeping the sidings a safe place to work for our staff.”

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8:48am Fri 29 Aug 14

BURIRAM says...

Buy Curtains
Buy Curtains BURIRAM
  • Score: -13

8:58am Fri 29 Aug 14

Can this be says...

Sounds like a grossly inefficient poorly designed system. Why light up the neighbours?
The designers and whoever approved it should be taken to task.
Sounds like a grossly inefficient poorly designed system. Why light up the neighbours? The designers and whoever approved it should be taken to task. Can this be
  • Score: 30

9:47am Fri 29 Aug 14

Fight_Back says...

Millers Road dark ? Did Mr Hewitt not notice the orange haze from the WHOLE city being illuminated at night ?
Millers Road dark ? Did Mr Hewitt not notice the orange haze from the WHOLE city being illuminated at night ? Fight_Back
  • Score: 2

9:54am Fri 29 Aug 14

Max Ripple says...

That's ok then. 15 people have got jobs and a whole street of people can't sleep which will mean they perform their jobs less well and risk the possibility of losing them. Network Rail have obviously designed this thing really badly.
That's ok then. 15 people have got jobs and a whole street of people can't sleep which will mean they perform their jobs less well and risk the possibility of losing them. Network Rail have obviously designed this thing really badly. Max Ripple
  • Score: 26

10:29am Fri 29 Aug 14

ok,jared says...

Spilled light is wasted light.

There is no need for those lights to be facing anywhere other than downwards.

Fit proper shrouds and there will be no need to have a switch-off when not required.
Spilled light is wasted light. There is no need for those lights to be facing anywhere other than downwards. Fit proper shrouds and there will be no need to have a switch-off when not required. ok,jared
  • Score: 2

10:48am Fri 29 Aug 14

getThisCoalitionOut says...

You see what happens when you let things be sold off and privatised.

Don't ever vote conservative - this is what they do, they make money at your expense and sanity.
You see what happens when you let things be sold off and privatised. Don't ever vote conservative - this is what they do, they make money at your expense and sanity. getThisCoalitionOut
  • Score: -8

1:24pm Fri 29 Aug 14

tykemison says...

Roger Perkins says:“We do regret the difficulties Mr Hewitt is experiencing but we have done our best to improve the situation while keeping the sidings a safe place to work for our staff.” Absolute rubbish,they do not give two hoots about this light pollution otherwise it would not have got passed the drawing board,just another example of a corporate giant riding roughshot over all and sundrie. They actually employ consultants to assess the severity of public outcry and if deemed low enough will crack on regardless of its effects on those afflicted,shameful behaviour but sadly all to common. Profit before People.
Roger Perkins says:“We do regret the difficulties Mr Hewitt is experiencing but we have done our best to improve the situation while keeping the sidings a safe place to work for our staff.” Absolute rubbish,they do not give two hoots about this light pollution otherwise it would not have got passed the drawing board,just another example of a corporate giant riding roughshot over all and sundrie. They actually employ consultants to assess the severity of public outcry and if deemed low enough will crack on regardless of its effects on those afflicted,shameful behaviour but sadly all to common. Profit before People. tykemison
  • Score: 17

2:35pm Fri 29 Aug 14

tekniko says...

See the stars? It's a city! Move to the country!
See the stars? It's a city! Move to the country! tekniko
  • Score: -14

3:10pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Nick Brighton says...

tykemison wrote:
Roger Perkins says:“We do regret the difficulties Mr Hewitt is experiencing but we have done our best to improve the situation while keeping the sidings a safe place to work for our staff.” Absolute rubbish,they do not give two hoots about this light pollution otherwise it would not have got passed the drawing board,just another example of a corporate giant riding roughshot over all and sundrie. They actually employ consultants to assess the severity of public outcry and if deemed low enough will crack on regardless of its effects on those afflicted,shameful behaviour but sadly all to common. Profit before People.
The depot was built by Network Rail. This is a not-for-profit private company. It pays no dividend to its 41 shareholders, but ploughs any profits back into the railway. As of Monday 1st September I believe, it effectively becomes nationalised, as its liabilities (the loans it has taken out for capital investment in the railway) are and always have been underwritten by the UK government. This will now be enshrined in law. So, no private profit in this case.
[quote][p][bold]tykemison[/bold] wrote: Roger Perkins says:“We do regret the difficulties Mr Hewitt is experiencing but we have done our best to improve the situation while keeping the sidings a safe place to work for our staff.” Absolute rubbish,they do not give two hoots about this light pollution otherwise it would not have got passed the drawing board,just another example of a corporate giant riding roughshot over all and sundrie. They actually employ consultants to assess the severity of public outcry and if deemed low enough will crack on regardless of its effects on those afflicted,shameful behaviour but sadly all to common. Profit before People.[/p][/quote]The depot was built by Network Rail. This is a not-for-profit private company. It pays no dividend to its 41 shareholders, but ploughs any profits back into the railway. As of Monday 1st September I believe, it effectively becomes nationalised, as its liabilities (the loans it has taken out for capital investment in the railway) are and always have been underwritten by the UK government. This will now be enshrined in law. So, no private profit in this case. Nick Brighton
  • Score: 4

3:16pm Fri 29 Aug 14

6LXB says...

Perhaps the residents would be well placed to do a bit of research into the Streatham Hill Carriage Sidings saga:

http://news.bbc.co.u
k/1/hi/england/londo
n/8017228.stm
Perhaps the residents would be well placed to do a bit of research into the Streatham Hill Carriage Sidings saga: http://news.bbc.co.u k/1/hi/england/londo n/8017228.stm 6LXB
  • Score: 5

3:59pm Fri 29 Aug 14

tez1959 says...

if youre tired after a hard days work surely youd sleep unless youre on benefits and stay up all night and sleep all day if youre not. move
if youre tired after a hard days work surely youd sleep unless youre on benefits and stay up all night and sleep all day if youre not. move tez1959
  • Score: -28

4:03pm Fri 29 Aug 14

tez1959 says...

oh forgot to mention that the lights would obviously deter you from getting burgled. or badly lit and moan if you got burgled no pleasing some people
oh forgot to mention that the lights would obviously deter you from getting burgled. or badly lit and moan if you got burgled no pleasing some people tez1959
  • Score: -30

5:47pm Fri 29 Aug 14

tez1959 says...

doesnt look like my comments are very popular with thumbs down you all must be the residents in millers road. as manfred man sang blinded by the light ha ha
doesnt look like my comments are very popular with thumbs down you all must be the residents in millers road. as manfred man sang blinded by the light ha ha tez1959
  • Score: -10

8:14pm Fri 29 Aug 14

ok,jared says...

tez1959 wrote:
oh forgot to mention that the lights would obviously deter you from getting burgled. or badly lit and moan if you got burgled no pleasing some people
There is absolutely no evidence that these lights are preventing those houses from being burgled.
[quote][p][bold]tez1959[/bold] wrote: oh forgot to mention that the lights would obviously deter you from getting burgled. or badly lit and moan if you got burgled no pleasing some people[/p][/quote]There is absolutely no evidence that these lights are preventing those houses from being burgled. ok,jared
  • Score: 4

10:11pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

These lights cannot be shrouded and made to point down not sideways? Pathetic ****
These lights cannot be shrouded and made to point down not sideways? Pathetic **** Valentinian
  • Score: 3

11:02pm Fri 29 Aug 14

winewomenandsong says...

I recall reading in the Argus several years ago of a person taking Brighton & Hove Council to court for refusing to take down powerful lights they had erected opposite his home. The claimant won the day and the council were oredered to take down the lights. Why I recall it well is because the case set a presedent for light pollution making it a STATUTORY Nuisance. I suggest residents of Millers Road take the same course of action.
I recall reading in the Argus several years ago of a person taking Brighton & Hove Council to court for refusing to take down powerful lights they had erected opposite his home. The claimant won the day and the council were oredered to take down the lights. Why I recall it well is because the case set a presedent for light pollution making it a STATUTORY Nuisance. I suggest residents of Millers Road take the same course of action. winewomenandsong
  • Score: 5

11:42pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce bag,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner (fade out) in the night
Madman drummers bummers,
Indians in the summer
with a teenage diplomat
In the dumps with the mumps
as the adolescent pumps
his way into his hat
With a boulder on my shoulder,
feelin' kinda older,
I tripped the merry-go-round
With this very unpleasin',
sneezin' and wheezin,
the calliope crashed to the ground
The calliope crashed to the ground
Well she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Some silicone sister
with a manager mister
told me I got what it takes
She said
"I'll turn you on sonny to something strong,
play the song with the funky break"
And go-cart Mozart
was checkin' out the weather chart
see if it was safe outside
And little Early-Pearly
came by in his curly-wurly
and asked me if I needed a ride
Asked me if I needed a ride
Well she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light
She got down but she never got tight
She's gonna make it through the night
She's gonna make it through the night
------ guitar solo ------
But mama, that's where the fun is
But mama, that's where the fun is
Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun
But mama, that's where the fun is
Some brimstone baritone
anticyclone
rolling stone
preacher from the east
Says, "Dethrone the dictaphone,
hit it in its funny bone,
and that's where they expect it least"
And some new-mown chaperone
was standin' in the corner,
watching the young girls dance
And some fresh-sown moonstone
was messin' with his frozen zone,
reminding him of romance
The calliope crashed to the ground
But she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
{the following two sections are sung simultaneously}
1)
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
~ Blinded by the light
2) ~ Madman drummers bummers,
Indians in the summer
with a teenage diplomat
~ In the dumps with the mumps
as the adolescent pumps
his way into his hat
~ With a boulder on my shoulder,
feelin' kinda older,
I tripped the merry-go-round
~ With this very unpleasin',
sneezin' and wheezin,
the calliope crashed to the ground
~ Now Scott with a slingshot
finally found a tender spot
and throws his lover in the sand
~ And some bloodshot forget-me-not
said daddy's within earshot
save the buckshot, turn up the band
runner in the night
~ Some silicone sister
with a manager mister
told me I go what it takes
~ She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong"
She got down but she never got tight
She's gonna make it through the night


Deep words indeed.......
Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce bag, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner (fade out) in the night Madman drummers bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat With a boulder on my shoulder, feelin' kinda older, I tripped the merry-go-round With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin, the calliope crashed to the ground The calliope crashed to the ground Well she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Some silicone sister with a manager mister told me I got what it takes She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong, play the song with the funky break" And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the weather chart see if it was safe outside And little Early-Pearly came by in his curly-wurly and asked me if I needed a ride Asked me if I needed a ride Well she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light She got down but she never got tight She's gonna make it through the night She's gonna make it through the night ------ guitar solo ------ But mama, that's where the fun is But mama, that's where the fun is Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun But mama, that's where the fun is Some brimstone baritone anticyclone rolling stone preacher from the east Says, "Dethrone the dictaphone, hit it in its funny bone, and that's where they expect it least" And some new-mown chaperone was standin' in the corner, watching the young girls dance And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone, reminding him of romance The calliope crashed to the ground But she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night {the following two sections are sung simultaneously} 1) Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night ~ Blinded by the light 2) ~ Madman drummers bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat ~ In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat ~ With a boulder on my shoulder, feelin' kinda older, I tripped the merry-go-round ~ With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin, the calliope crashed to the ground ~ Now Scott with a slingshot finally found a tender spot and throws his lover in the sand ~ And some bloodshot forget-me-not said daddy's within earshot save the buckshot, turn up the band runner in the night ~ Some silicone sister with a manager mister told me I go what it takes ~ She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong" She got down but she never got tight She's gonna make it through the night Deep words indeed....... Valentinian
  • Score: -4

11:44pm Fri 29 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

If it wasn't for venetian blinds...it would be curtains for all of us
If it wasn't for venetian blinds...it would be curtains for all of us Valentinian
  • Score: 3

7:44am Sat 30 Aug 14

tez1959 says...

Valentinian wrote:
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce bag,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner (fade out) in the night
Madman drummers bummers,
Indians in the summer
with a teenage diplomat
In the dumps with the mumps
as the adolescent pumps
his way into his hat
With a boulder on my shoulder,
feelin' kinda older,
I tripped the merry-go-round
With this very unpleasin',
sneezin' and wheezin,
the calliope crashed to the ground
The calliope crashed to the ground
Well she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Some silicone sister
with a manager mister
told me I got what it takes
She said
"I'll turn you on sonny to something strong,
play the song with the funky break"
And go-cart Mozart
was checkin' out the weather chart
see if it was safe outside
And little Early-Pearly
came by in his curly-wurly
and asked me if I needed a ride
Asked me if I needed a ride
Well she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light
She got down but she never got tight
She's gonna make it through the night
She's gonna make it through the night
------ guitar solo ------
But mama, that's where the fun is
But mama, that's where the fun is
Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun
But mama, that's where the fun is
Some brimstone baritone
anticyclone
rolling stone
preacher from the east
Says, "Dethrone the dictaphone,
hit it in its funny bone,
and that's where they expect it least"
And some new-mown chaperone
was standin' in the corner,
watching the young girls dance
And some fresh-sown moonstone
was messin' with his frozen zone,
reminding him of romance
The calliope crashed to the ground
But she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
{the following two sections are sung simultaneously}
1)
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
~ Blinded by the light
2) ~ Madman drummers bummers,
Indians in the summer
with a teenage diplomat
~ In the dumps with the mumps
as the adolescent pumps
his way into his hat
~ With a boulder on my shoulder,
feelin' kinda older,
I tripped the merry-go-round
~ With this very unpleasin',
sneezin' and wheezin,
the calliope crashed to the ground
~ Now Scott with a slingshot
finally found a tender spot
and throws his lover in the sand
~ And some bloodshot forget-me-not
said daddy's within earshot
save the buckshot, turn up the band
runner in the night
~ Some silicone sister
with a manager mister
told me I go what it takes
~ She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong"
She got down but she never got tight
She's gonna make it through the night


Deep words indeed.......
jesus christ youre not the lead singer are you ? you must have been up all night writing this ha ha nice one lol either that or one of your fav songs.p s residents of millers road did you all sleep ok last night or did you all remember to draw your curtains or blinds last night simple isnt it.
[quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce bag, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner (fade out) in the night Madman drummers bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat With a boulder on my shoulder, feelin' kinda older, I tripped the merry-go-round With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin, the calliope crashed to the ground The calliope crashed to the ground Well she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Some silicone sister with a manager mister told me I got what it takes She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong, play the song with the funky break" And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the weather chart see if it was safe outside And little Early-Pearly came by in his curly-wurly and asked me if I needed a ride Asked me if I needed a ride Well she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light She got down but she never got tight She's gonna make it through the night She's gonna make it through the night ------ guitar solo ------ But mama, that's where the fun is But mama, that's where the fun is Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun But mama, that's where the fun is Some brimstone baritone anticyclone rolling stone preacher from the east Says, "Dethrone the dictaphone, hit it in its funny bone, and that's where they expect it least" And some new-mown chaperone was standin' in the corner, watching the young girls dance And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone, reminding him of romance The calliope crashed to the ground But she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night {the following two sections are sung simultaneously} 1) Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night ~ Blinded by the light 2) ~ Madman drummers bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat ~ In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat ~ With a boulder on my shoulder, feelin' kinda older, I tripped the merry-go-round ~ With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin, the calliope crashed to the ground ~ Now Scott with a slingshot finally found a tender spot and throws his lover in the sand ~ And some bloodshot forget-me-not said daddy's within earshot save the buckshot, turn up the band runner in the night ~ Some silicone sister with a manager mister told me I go what it takes ~ She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong" She got down but she never got tight She's gonna make it through the night Deep words indeed.......[/p][/quote]jesus christ youre not the lead singer are you ? you must have been up all night writing this ha ha nice one lol either that or one of your fav songs.p s residents of millers road did you all sleep ok last night or did you all remember to draw your curtains or blinds last night simple isnt it. tez1959
  • Score: 1

9:50am Sat 30 Aug 14

Valentinian says...

tez1959 wrote:
Valentinian wrote:
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce bag,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner (fade out) in the night
Madman drummers bummers,
Indians in the summer
with a teenage diplomat
In the dumps with the mumps
as the adolescent pumps
his way into his hat
With a boulder on my shoulder,
feelin' kinda older,
I tripped the merry-go-round
With this very unpleasin',
sneezin' and wheezin,
the calliope crashed to the ground
The calliope crashed to the ground
Well she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Some silicone sister
with a manager mister
told me I got what it takes
She said
"I'll turn you on sonny to something strong,
play the song with the funky break"
And go-cart Mozart
was checkin' out the weather chart
see if it was safe outside
And little Early-Pearly
came by in his curly-wurly
and asked me if I needed a ride
Asked me if I needed a ride
Well she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light
She got down but she never got tight
She's gonna make it through the night
She's gonna make it through the night
------ guitar solo ------
But mama, that's where the fun is
But mama, that's where the fun is
Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun
But mama, that's where the fun is
Some brimstone baritone
anticyclone
rolling stone
preacher from the east
Says, "Dethrone the dictaphone,
hit it in its funny bone,
and that's where they expect it least"
And some new-mown chaperone
was standin' in the corner,
watching the young girls dance
And some fresh-sown moonstone
was messin' with his frozen zone,
reminding him of romance
The calliope crashed to the ground
But she was...
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
{the following two sections are sung simultaneously}
1)
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
Blinded by the light,
revved up like a deuce,
another runner in the night
~ Blinded by the light
2) ~ Madman drummers bummers,
Indians in the summer
with a teenage diplomat
~ In the dumps with the mumps
as the adolescent pumps
his way into his hat
~ With a boulder on my shoulder,
feelin' kinda older,
I tripped the merry-go-round
~ With this very unpleasin',
sneezin' and wheezin,
the calliope crashed to the ground
~ Now Scott with a slingshot
finally found a tender spot
and throws his lover in the sand
~ And some bloodshot forget-me-not
said daddy's within earshot
save the buckshot, turn up the band
runner in the night
~ Some silicone sister
with a manager mister
told me I go what it takes
~ She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong"
She got down but she never got tight
She's gonna make it through the night


Deep words indeed.......
jesus christ youre not the lead singer are you ? you must have been up all night writing this ha ha nice one lol either that or one of your fav songs.p s residents of millers road did you all sleep ok last night or did you all remember to draw your curtains or blinds last night simple isnt it.
I like my women how I like my light bulbs.

Easily turned on, not too Bright, and hung from my ceiling with electrical cable ......

Timbuk 3

Greetings From Timbuk3

The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades

I study nuclear science

I love my classes

I got a crazy teacher, he wears dark glasses

Things are going great, and they're only getting better

I'm doing all right, getting good grades

The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades


I've got a job waiting for my graduation

Fifty thou a year -- buys a lot of beer

Things are going great, and they're only getting better

I'm doing all right, getting good grades

The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades


Well I'm heavenly blessed and worldly wise

I'm a peeping-tom techie with x-ray eyes

Things are going great, and they're only getting better

I'm doing all right, getting good grades

The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades


I study nuclear science

I love my classes

I got a crazy teacher, he wears dark glasses

Things are going great, and they're only getting better

I'm doing all right, getting good grades

The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades

I gotta wear shades, I gotta wear shades



We are not sleeping much here...but it could be the drugs......
[quote][p][bold]tez1959[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Valentinian[/bold] wrote: Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce bag, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner (fade out) in the night Madman drummers bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat With a boulder on my shoulder, feelin' kinda older, I tripped the merry-go-round With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin, the calliope crashed to the ground The calliope crashed to the ground Well she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Some silicone sister with a manager mister told me I got what it takes She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong, play the song with the funky break" And go-cart Mozart was checkin' out the weather chart see if it was safe outside And little Early-Pearly came by in his curly-wurly and asked me if I needed a ride Asked me if I needed a ride Well she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light She got down but she never got tight She's gonna make it through the night She's gonna make it through the night ------ guitar solo ------ But mama, that's where the fun is But mama, that's where the fun is Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun But mama, that's where the fun is Some brimstone baritone anticyclone rolling stone preacher from the east Says, "Dethrone the dictaphone, hit it in its funny bone, and that's where they expect it least" And some new-mown chaperone was standin' in the corner, watching the young girls dance And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone, reminding him of romance The calliope crashed to the ground But she was... Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night {the following two sections are sung simultaneously} 1) Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night ~ Blinded by the light 2) ~ Madman drummers bummers, Indians in the summer with a teenage diplomat ~ In the dumps with the mumps as the adolescent pumps his way into his hat ~ With a boulder on my shoulder, feelin' kinda older, I tripped the merry-go-round ~ With this very unpleasin', sneezin' and wheezin, the calliope crashed to the ground ~ Now Scott with a slingshot finally found a tender spot and throws his lover in the sand ~ And some bloodshot forget-me-not said daddy's within earshot save the buckshot, turn up the band runner in the night ~ Some silicone sister with a manager mister told me I go what it takes ~ She said "I'll turn you on sonny to something strong" She got down but she never got tight She's gonna make it through the night Deep words indeed.......[/p][/quote]jesus christ youre not the lead singer are you ? you must have been up all night writing this ha ha nice one lol either that or one of your fav songs.p s residents of millers road did you all sleep ok last night or did you all remember to draw your curtains or blinds last night simple isnt it.[/p][/quote]I like my women how I like my light bulbs. Easily turned on, not too Bright, and hung from my ceiling with electrical cable ...... Timbuk 3 Greetings From Timbuk3 The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades I study nuclear science I love my classes I got a crazy teacher, he wears dark glasses Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting good grades The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades I've got a job waiting for my graduation Fifty thou a year -- buys a lot of beer Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting good grades The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades Well I'm heavenly blessed and worldly wise I'm a peeping-tom techie with x-ray eyes Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting good grades The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades I study nuclear science I love my classes I got a crazy teacher, he wears dark glasses Things are going great, and they're only getting better I'm doing all right, getting good grades The future's so bright, I gotta wear shades I gotta wear shades, I gotta wear shades We are not sleeping much here...but it could be the drugs...... Valentinian
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8:33am Sun 31 Aug 14

pmhart007 says...

I was at Earlswood station on friday night. They have the same harsh LED lights. The difference? They are dimmed when no-one is the. As you walk along the platform they light up to full brightness. Why is it acceptale to do this for passengers on a platform but not staff in a siding?
I was at Earlswood station on friday night. They have the same harsh LED lights. The difference? They are dimmed when no-one is the. As you walk along the platform they light up to full brightness. Why is it acceptale to do this for passengers on a platform but not staff in a siding? pmhart007
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