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in Re: Hello from Bristol
on January 11, 2018, 09:41:39 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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in Re: Nus Ghani
on January 17, 2018, 08:44:07 AM
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Tired of being passed from one person to the next and next, and back to the start?
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in Re: GWR don't want to he...
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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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Last post by ChrisB
in Re: Club 55
on January 14, 2018, 10:56:45 AM
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in Re: Londoners hit out at...
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in 3.6 million hours of del...
on December 29, 2017, 05:11:08 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 Re: Forum meet up 7 Janu...
on January 08, 2018, 10:24:31 AM
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This board is currently being revised and split into two new boards, covering related rail, public and other transport issues which may be of interest, either within the UK (including journeys to and / or from the UK) or other such issues / incidents which occur overseas
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Last post by Four Track, Now!
in Re: Fire at Nottingham s...
on January 14, 2018, 02:22:36 PM
No New Posts Looking forward - 2018 to 2045
Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
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on October 18, 2017, 02:16:09 PM
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in Re: First turbo to Weymo...
on January 15, 2018, 05:18:36 AM
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in Re: Overnight parking at...
on January 04, 2018, 10:09:12 PM
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Last post by ChrisB
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in Re: Fatal collision at F...
on January 12, 2018, 05:41:04 PM
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in Re: Points failure - Did...
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on December 06, 2017, 06:45:17 PM
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in Re: Airports would benef...
on September 06, 2017, 01:00:33 PM
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in Re: Cancellation map - w...
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in Re: Barking mad?
on Yesterday at 04:05:37 PM
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on December 27, 2017, 11:33:56 AM
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