CONDUCTOR SLANG

LAST ONE – One more passenger needed for the bus to depart
ONE MAN, ONE SEAT – A seat with a single/personal back or head rest.
NO FRONT – No passenger should occupy the front seat. Maybe reserved for Union Executive or friend.
ONE FRONT – Only one passenger can occupy the front seat. Other space reserved.
BUY A SEAT – Pay for seat occupied by cargo, luggage or baggage
DOWN – Instruction for passengers to alight at a destination.
AWAY – Instruction for driver to move
BALANCE – Change
CONDEMN SEAT – Fold seat to make way for cargo
DRY – Small pocket money for conductor
MY MASTER SCORED – Big pocket money for conductor
NEXT DESTINATION IN? – Any one alighting down at next stop?
BOY – Substitute conductor.
TRIP – A return journey on a route
MADAM – The Driver’s wife
CUT A SHINE – Groom a bus to please the master
PUT STEERING WHEEL IN MY HAND – To go on driving lessons
TO CUT A CRAB – Change route in anticipation of picking up more passengers but end up with no one or few boarding.