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Directory Enquiries solves transport problem. Student gets top quality service. “Trying to connect you” took on a new meaning for a 6th-Form college student stuck in Fodnes in Sogn. As the connecting bus didn’t pick him up at the ferry quay as scheduled, an employee from 1881 drove out personally.Stranded According to Sogn Avis the bus didn’t arrive because a slide had closed the road, and a taxi had been laid on instead. But it left at 19:10; five minutes early.

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Directory Enquiries solves transport problem

Published on Friday, 11th September, 2009 at 12:26 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Student gets top quality service.

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“Trying to connect you” took on a new meaning for a 6th-Form college student stuck in Fodnes in Sogn. As the connecting bus didn’t pick him up at the ferry quay as scheduled, an employee from 1881 drove out personally.

Stranded

According to Sogn Avis the bus didn’t arrive because a slide had closed the road, and a taxi had been laid on instead. But it left at 19:10; five minutes early.

“...I saw it drive by. I rang Directory Enquiries, and they checked with Fjord1 – the ferry company – once more to see if there was a later bus. They confirmed that another taxi would be there at 21:20...but at 22:30, it didn’t look as though there’d be any onward connection ,” Eirik Sønnerheim tells the paper.

Phone home

He rang them back. Ove Ingvar Feidje who works in 1881 got in to his car and, 86 kilometres later, Sønnerheim arrived at his destination.

“They gave me phenomenal service...There aren’t many people who would have done such a thing,” says Sønnerheim.

Feidje informs the paper that he thinks it’s the least he could do.



Published on Friday, 11th September, 2009 at 12:26 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: directory, enquiries, norwegian, ferry, fjord1, 1881, service, bus, taxi.





  
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