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in Re: My Introduction
on September 12, 2016, 06:17:43 PM
No New Posts Who's who on Western railways
It's often hard to find who's responsible for what, who's helpful and not ...
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181 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: Goodbye to The Assoc...
on October 24, 2016, 04:00:49 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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113 Topics
Last post by richwarwicker
in Re: Consumer Rights Act ...
on September 08, 2016, 10:29:35 PM
No New Posts Fare's Fair
Discussion of tickets, options and pricing - a minefield that it's hard for the customer to understand
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Last post by trainer
in Re: What to do if your t...
on Yesterday at 10:22:11 PM
No New Posts Buses and other ways to travel
There may be other options than a train. Bus, plane, ferry, car, taxi posts welcome! And mixed mode too!
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679 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Swindon Bus Station to b...
on Yesterday at 06:41:54 PM
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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115 Topics
Last post by NickB
in Re: Pregnant woman chall...
on October 23, 2016, 08:49:52 AM
No New Posts Across the West
General Topics - PLEASE CHECK to see if your topic would be better on one of the other boards first!
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1498 Topics
Last post by NickB
in Re: Thames Valley infras...
on Yesterday at 09:19:17 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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234 Topics
Last post by grahame
in 25th February 2017 - Gui...
on October 18, 2016, 08:41:05 AM
No New Posts The Wider Picture
Not 'Trains in the Great Western area', but related rail, public and other transport issues which may be of interest
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Last post by paul7755
in Re: TfL to take command ...
on Yesterday at 02:50:58 PM
No New Posts Looking forward - 2015 to 2045
Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
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130 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Where we are now and wha...
on October 13, 2016, 10:43:01 PM
No New Posts Meet the Manager
This is where we host live chat sessions (or as close as we get) with key players.
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Last post by John R
in Re: THANK YOU, Ben ...
on October 04, 2015, 10:27:52 AM
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in Re: The Railways on TV.
on September 30, 2016, 10:21:28 AM
No New Posts Other ways to travel: cycle routes, cycles, and how the railways deal with them
Pedal bikes - whether folding cycle, unicycle, bicycle or tricycle - and their interractions with the railways
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Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Exeter electric bike sch...
on October 14, 2016, 01:36:04 AM
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in Re: 25/10/16 - Person hi...
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in Re: Train overshoots Pew...
on October 23, 2016, 05:14:21 PM
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Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: Landslip near entran...
on August 17, 2016, 06:08:18 PM
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London to Swindon, Chippenham, Bath, Bristol and Weston super Mare
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Last post by grahame
in Re: Diversion from Chipp...
on October 21, 2016, 03:49:19 PM
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Last post by phile
in Re: Newly named train to...
on October 25, 2016, 02:59:57 PM
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to and from Westbury, Taunton, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Plymouth and Cornwall (Other operators services to Exeter and Plymouth - posts welcome)
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Last post by ellendune
in Re: 21 October 2016 - 19...
on Yesterday at 10:55:26 PM
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Ealing to Greenford, Slough to Windsor, Maidenhead to Marlow, Twyford to Henley and Reading to Basingstoke
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Last post by bobm
in Re: Reading <-> Basingst...
on October 24, 2016, 01:55:02 PM
No New Posts London to the Cotswolds
London to Moreton in Marsh, Evesham, Worcester, Malvern and Hereford
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Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Bridge strike on 15 ...
on August 16, 2016, 10:34:46 PM
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Reading, Wokingham, Farnborough, Guildford, Dorking, Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick
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110 Topics
Last post by Western Pathfinder
in Re: 05/10/2016 - Cancell...
on October 08, 2016, 02:24:30 PM
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Swindon, Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge, Westbury, Dilton Marsh, Warminster and Salisbury
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474 Topics
Last post by stuving
in Re: TransWilts - the way...
on October 22, 2016, 08:04:50 PM
No New Posts Heart of Wessex
Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Castle Cary, Frome to Westbury, Bath and Bristol
1749 Posts
176 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Squashed
on October 20, 2016, 09:02:23 PM
No New Posts Portsmouth to Cardiff
Including Brighton services, and Southampton, Salisbury and Trowbridge to Bath and Bristol. Also other TOC services from Portsmouth / Southampton to Salisbury
2330 Posts
294 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Bustition beyond Southam...
on October 25, 2016, 08:16:38 PM
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536 Topics
Last post by Four Track, Now!
in Re: Bristol connections:...
on Yesterday at 11:15:02 PM
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Journeys from Swindon and West thereof to Oxford, Reading and other stations outside London
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22 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Wiltshire to The Midland...
on August 31, 2016, 09:14:50 PM
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First Great Western within South Wales; also Arriva Trains Wales posting welcome
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243 Topics
Last post by anthony215
in Re: Cross-border train r...
on October 25, 2016, 01:16:24 PM
No New Posts Shorter journeys in Devon
From Exeter to Exmouth, Barnstaple, Torbay and Plymouth
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245 Topics
Last post by Four Track, Now!
in Re: Avocet Line - Exeter...
on October 25, 2016, 11:18:55 AM
No New Posts Plymouth and Cornwall
Journeys from Plymouth to Penzance, and Gunnislake, Looe, Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives lines.
6333 Posts
461 Topics
Last post by richwarwicker
in Re: Lack of welcome and ...
on October 23, 2016, 08:04:36 PM
No New Posts Swindon to Gloucester / Cheltenham
Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham and onwards
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88 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Object thrown at train b...
on October 23, 2016, 04:16:40 PM
No New Posts South West Trains services
Services operated by South West Trains, their stations, trains, etc.
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150 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Man aged 83 struck b...
on October 20, 2016, 03:54:34 PM
No New Posts Cross Country services
Trains and routes operated by Cross Country trains
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Last post by ChrisB
in Re: Cross Country direct...
on October 09, 2016, 12:21:19 PM
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For lines and services operated by Chiltern Railways
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85 Topics
Last post by IndustryInsider
in Re: Chiltern Evergreen 3...
on Yesterday at 12:47:38 PM
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Rail(ish) services to Heathrow Airport - Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly line and railair buses too
304 Posts
21 Topics
Last post by Adelante_CCT
in Re: Congestion for the L...
on August 27, 2015, 10:08:32 AM
No New Posts Campaigns for new and improved services
A place to post about other campaigns for improved services and link to their web sites
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in Re: Possibility of reope...
on Yesterday at 01:14:53 PM
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Last post by grahame
in Re: Busy week - taking t...
on October 04, 2016, 08:10:51 AM
No New Posts The Lighter Side
Games, Quizzes, Trivia, etc
15786 Posts
1232 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Knowing the signs
on October 24, 2016, 04:30:11 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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144 Topics
Last post by SandTEngineer
in Man Engine Puppet - Bigg...
on July 31, 2016, 08:59:19 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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in Re: St Philip's Marsh De...
on October 20, 2016, 04:49:52 PM

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