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in Re: Standing for local c...
on February 27, 2017, 06:41:53 PM
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It's often hard to find who's responsible for what, who's helpful and not ...
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Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Minister's Visit to ...
on March 06, 2017, 10:13:24 PM
No New Posts Smoke and Mirrors
Tired of being passed from one person to the next and next, and back to the start?
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in Re: How long is too long...
on March 13, 2017, 04:49:34 PM
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Discussion of tickets, options and pricing - a minefield that it's hard for the customer to understand
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in Re: How safe are you whe...
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in Status update - Wiltshir...
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What to do if things go wrong - the connection misses or the train's too full.
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Last post by Western Pathfinder
in Re: Dress code for train...
on March 14, 2017, 08:59:43 PM
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General Topics - PLEASE CHECK to see if your topic would be better on one of the other boards first!
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in Re: Travelling to London...
on Today at 08:13:47 PM
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Events on the railway - and that the railway may take you to - in the Great Western area.
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in 1st and 26th April 2017 ...
on March 20, 2017, 01:17:07 PM
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Not 'Trains in the Great Western area', but related rail, public and other transport issues which may be of interest
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in Re: Cost of new trains c...
on Today at 08:44:38 PM
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Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
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in Re: Solar-powered trains...
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This is where we host live chat sessions (or as close as we get) with key players.
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on February 24, 2017, 06:45:36 PM
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in Re: Reading to St Erth
on March 19, 2017, 06:59:24 AM
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in Re: Reading Green Park
on February 26, 2017, 09:45:00 PM
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in Re: Annoying noise on 16...
on March 16, 2017, 10:19:47 PM
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in Tourism and Leisure by r...
on March 20, 2017, 12:24:37 PM
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in Re: Freight derailment e...
on Today at 09:22:39 PM
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Including Brighton services, and Southampton, Salisbury and Trowbridge to Bath and Bristol. Also other TOC services from Portsmouth / Southampton to Salisbury
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Last post by Tim
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Last post by Four Track, Now!
in Re: Four track for Filto...
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Last post by bobm
in Re: Melksham to Oxford -...
on January 10, 2017, 10:14:47 AM
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First Great Western within South Wales; also Arriva Trains Wales posting welcome
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Last post by Brucey
in Re: Bangor to Bristol - ...
on March 12, 2017, 07:12:34 PM
No New Posts Shorter journeys in Devon
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Last post by plymothian
in Re: Too much information...
on March 20, 2017, 08:58:55 PM
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in Re: New bridge near Chac...
on Yesterday at 09:04:47 PM
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Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham and onwards
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in Re: Fatal collision at F...
on February 12, 2017, 08:52:55 AM
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Last post by paul7755
in Re: Video of class 707 u...
on March 19, 2017, 10:29:34 AM
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in Re: Bridge Defect near C...
on March 15, 2017, 12:57:38 PM
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Last post by Adelante_CCT
in Re: Railfuture Meeting O...
on March 15, 2017, 09:53:57 PM
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Rail(ish) services to Heathrow Airport - Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly line and railair buses too
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Last post by TaplowGreen
in Re: Heathrow Connect can...
on January 01, 2017, 04:19:50 PM
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A place to post about other campaigns for improved services and link to their web sites
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in Re: Seven from 2017
on March 19, 2017, 02:56:36 PM
No New Posts The West - but NOT the West's trains
An area where you can post about people and places in the West which are not train related
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Last post by bignosemac
in Re: Bridge in Taunton ne...
on December 24, 2016, 12:59:38 PM
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Railways lines and rail attractions, largely separate from the national network. Covers those saved from closure, reinstated or specially built.
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