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in Re: Last month on Coffee...
on October 02, 2017, 02:15:09 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: TravelWatch SouthWes...
on September 08, 2017, 05:33:31 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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on October 13, 2017, 10:13:04 AM
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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: Walk from Ash Vale t...
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in Re: Faresaver
on October 16, 2017, 09:49:50 AM
No New Posts Your rights and redress
What to do if things go wrong - the connection misses or the train's too full.
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in Re: Public Performance M...
on September 18, 2017, 08:08:14 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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on Yesterday at 01:29:49 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: IETs into Passenger ...
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No New Posts The Wider Picture - related rail, public and other transport issues
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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in 100 best railway station...
on September 29, 2017, 03:25:40 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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in Re: Porkway Partway
on October 15, 2017, 10:38:08 AM
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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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in Delays - Penzance - St E...
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on October 16, 2017, 10:18:14 AM
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on September 22, 2017, 08:58:10 AM
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in Frome - Clink Road Junct...
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in Re: Warminster - first S...
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in Re: Four track for Filto...
on October 16, 2017, 09:41:38 PM
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in Re: Melksham to Oxford -...
on October 07, 2017, 02:43:06 PM
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First Great Western within South Wales; also Arriva Trains Wales posting welcome
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in Re: ATW's service rapped
on September 27, 2017, 12:34:17 AM
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Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham and onwards
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in Re: Car parking at Kembl...
on September 28, 2017, 11:00:23 AM
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in Re: Kenilworth Station -...
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in Re: Chiltern Crew Shorta...
on August 27, 2017, 12:00:52 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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in Re: Airports would benef...
on September 06, 2017, 01:00:33 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: Name of our TOC
on September 27, 2017, 09:41:47 PM
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in Re: Location, location, ...
on Yesterday at 10:28:54 PM
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in Re: Carnival parades & s...
on October 15, 2017, 08:04:49 PM
No New Posts Preserved railway lines, Railtours and other rail based attractions
Railways lines and rail attractions, largely separate from the national network. Covers those saved from closure, reinstated or specially built.
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