Train Graphic
Great Western Passengers' Forum Great Western Coffee Shop - [home] and [about]
Read about the forum [here]. Register and contribute [here] - it's free.
Random Image
Train Running @GWR Twitter Acronyms/Abbreviations Station Comparator Rail News GWR co. site Site Style 1 2 3 4 Chat on off
September 24, 2017, 04:10:08 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Forgotten your username or password? - get a reminder
News: A forum for passengers ... with input from rail professionals welcomed too
   Home   Help Search Login Register  
No New Posts Introductions and chat
Please introduce yourself here, and chat through related subjects not covered elsewhere
3261 Posts
335 Topics
Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: Home delivery servic...
on September 20, 2017, 11:21:27 AM
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 ...
2124 Posts
196 Topics
Last post by grahame
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?
1539 Posts
126 Topics
Last post by sikejsudjek3
in Re: GWR - the Great Expe...
on September 21, 2017, 11:41:42 PM
No New Posts Fare's Fair
Discussion of tickets, options and pricing - a minefield that it's hard for the customer to understand
19815 Posts
1446 Topics
Last post by PhilWakely
in Re: Building leisure tra...
on Yesterday at 08:41:16 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!
7172 Posts
745 Topics
Last post by Red Squirrel
in Re: Trams for Bath
on September 22, 2017, 09:49:35 AM
No New Posts Your rights and redress
What to do if things go wrong - the connection misses or the train's too full.
1344 Posts
132 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Public Performance M...
on September 18, 2017, 08:08:14 PM
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!
43870 Posts
1562 Topics
Last post by Sixty3Closure
in Re: Shortage of train cr...
on Today at 01:45:23 AM
No New Posts Diary - what's happening when?
Events on the railway - and that the railway may take you to - in the Great Western area.
1486 Posts
256 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Extension of calenda...
on September 14, 2017, 07:09:23 AM
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
11749 Posts
1249 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: The Wider Picture - ...
on August 31, 2017, 04:48:36 AM
No New Posts Looking forward - 2018 to 2045
Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
4200 Posts
154 Topics
Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: New station hardware...
on September 22, 2017, 08:20:19 PM
No New Posts Meet the Manager
This is where we host live chat sessions (or as close as we get) with key players.
115 Posts
10 Topics
Last post by broadgage
in Re: Question 2 for Ben R...
on September 09, 2017, 03:53:39 PM
No New Posts Broadcast media about railways, and other means of transport
For news of television and radio programmes with a railway / other means of transport content, and discussion of them after they've been broadcast
1258 Posts
65 Topics
Last post by Gordon the Blue Engine
in Re: Channel 5 series - P...
on Yesterday at 09:53:50 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
379 Posts
46 Topics
Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: Cycle-Rail Awards 20...
on September 13, 2017, 01:02:35 PM
No New Posts The Wider Picture in the United Kingdom
Related railway, infrastructure, public and other transport incidents and issues within the United Kingdom - please also post here any topics relating to journeys to or from the UK
5141 Posts
233 Topics
Last post by SandTEngineer
in Re: Transport in 'The No...
on Yesterday at 10:32:58 AM
No New Posts The Wider Picture Overseas
Related railway, infrastructure, public and other transport incidents and issues in the Republic of Ireland, Europe and elsewhere in the World, which are specific to that location
710 Posts
79 Topics
Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: Siemens powers truck...
on September 22, 2017, 07:38:59 PM
No New Posts London to Reading
London, Ealing, Slough, Maidenhead, Twyford and Reading services
7141 Posts
499 Topics
Last post by IndustryInsider
in Re: Class 387 coming to ...
on September 16, 2017, 12:52:17 PM
No New Posts London to Kennet Valley
Paddington to Theale, Midgham, Thatcham, Newbury, Kintbury, Hungerford, Bedwyn, Pewsey and Westbury
1253 Posts
127 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Sunday 20th August - lat...
on August 19, 2017, 07:35:30 AM
No New Posts London to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury
London to Tilehurst and stations to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury
2081 Posts
164 Topics
Last post by IndustryInsider
in Re: Goring and Streatley...
on September 05, 2017, 12:32:00 PM
No New Posts London to Swindon and Bristol
London to Swindon, Chippenham, Bath, Bristol and Weston super Mare
1996 Posts
275 Topics
Last post by Four Track, Now!
in Re: Double Deck Trains f...
on September 22, 2017, 07:09:01 PM
No New Posts London to South Wales
London to Newport, Cardiff, Bridgend, Port Talbot, Neath and Swansea (Post here on other operator's services from England to Cardiff if you like)
1542 Posts
176 Topics
Last post by Sixty3Closure
in Re: Carmarthen to London
on Today at 01:49:03 AM
No New Posts London to the West
to and from Westbury, Taunton, Exeter, Newton Abbot, Totnes, Plymouth and Cornwall (Other operators services to Exeter and Plymouth - posts welcome)
5743 Posts
400 Topics
Last post by DaveHarries
in Re: Earlier Service to C...
on September 19, 2017, 12:53:33 AM
No New Posts Thames Valley Branches
Ealing to Greenford, Slough to Windsor, Maidenhead to Marlow, Twyford to Henley and Reading to Basingstoke
1035 Posts
95 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Reading Green Park
on September 22, 2017, 09:48:18 PM
No New Posts London to the Cotswolds
London to Moreton in Marsh, Evesham, Worcester, Malvern and Hereford
6979 Posts
451 Topics
Last post by Worcester_Passenger
in Re: 18:22 Paddington - H...
on September 07, 2017, 08:17:07 PM
No New Posts North Downs Line
Reading, Wokingham, Farnborough, Guildford, Dorking, Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick
703 Posts
115 Topics
Last post by Thatcham Crossing
in Re: Delays 21/09/2017
on September 22, 2017, 08:58:10 AM
No New Posts TransWilts line
Swindon, Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge, Westbury, Dilton Marsh, Warminster and Salisbury
3911 Posts
507 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Steam on the TransWi...
on Today at 01:33:29 AM
No New Posts Heart of Wessex
Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Castle Cary, Frome to Westbury, Bath and Bristol
1875 Posts
186 Topics
Last post by bignosemac
in Re: Ironman competition ...
on September 17, 2017, 12:50:17 AM
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
2425 Posts
307 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Warminster - first S...
on August 27, 2017, 03:28:04 PM
No New Posts Bristol Commuters
From Trowbridge and Bath, from Weston and beyond, from South Wales, Cheltenham and Severn Beach into Bristol
6894 Posts
579 Topics
Last post by Red Squirrel
in Re: Filton Abbey Wood - ...
on September 20, 2017, 08:56:10 AM
No New Posts To Oxford, Didcot and Reading from West
Journeys from Swindon and West thereof to Oxford, Reading and other stations outside London
324 Posts
23 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: Melksham to Oxford -...
on January 10, 2017, 10:14:47 AM
No New Posts Wales local journeys
First Great Western within South Wales; also Arriva Trains Wales posting welcome
2480 Posts
252 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Letting of the next ...
on August 16, 2017, 05:32:13 PM
No New Posts Shorter journeys in Devon
From Exeter to Exmouth, Barnstaple, Torbay and Plymouth
3649 Posts
253 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Train fire incident ...
on September 15, 2017, 10:56:11 PM
No New Posts Plymouth and Cornwall
Journeys from Plymouth to Penzance, and Gunnislake, Looe, Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives lines.
6667 Posts
471 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Cornwall floods leav...
on September 09, 2017, 11:55:13 PM
No New Posts Swindon to Gloucester / Cheltenham
Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham and onwards
1281 Posts
93 Topics
Last post by Sapperton Tunnel
in Re: Car parking at Kembl...
on September 14, 2017, 01:04:37 PM
No New Posts South Western services
Services operated by South West Trains or First MTR from August 2017, their stations, trains, etc.
1911 Posts
187 Topics
Last post by paul7755
in Re: Waterloo station - c...
on September 18, 2017, 12:28:56 PM
No New Posts Cross Country services
Trains and routes operated by Cross Country trains
1887 Posts
110 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: XCs proposed cuts to...
on September 13, 2017, 01:19:37 PM
No New Posts Chiltern Railways services
For lines and services operated by Chiltern Railways
2477 Posts
94 Topics
Last post by ChrisB
in Re: Chiltern Crew Shorta...
on August 27, 2017, 12:00:52 PM
No New Posts Heathrow Express, Connect etc
Rail(ish) services to Heathrow Airport - Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly line and railair buses too
345 Posts
25 Topics
Last post by patch38
in Re: Airports would benef...
on September 06, 2017, 01:00:33 PM
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
4557 Posts
166 Topics
Last post by johnneyw
in Re: Heathfield Branch Li...
on Yesterday at 02:41:01 PM
No New Posts News, Help and Assistance
News about this site, and an area where you can ask for help on how to use it
1932 Posts
189 Topics
Last post by stuving
in Re: Website Front Page
on September 11, 2017, 08:31:53 PM
No New Posts The Lighter Side
Games, Quizzes, Trivia, etc
17129 Posts
1322 Topics
Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: End of Wheelie Bins
on September 22, 2017, 08:53:59 AM
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
800 Posts
154 Topics
Last post by Western Pathfinder
in Re: Spreading the word
on September 21, 2017, 07:05:39 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.
2170 Posts
156 Topics
Last post by Rob on the hill
in Re: RIP David Shepherd C...
on September 22, 2017, 07:00:59 PM

* Great Western Coffee Shop - Info Center
Forum Stats
Forum Stats 219028 Posts in 16172 Topics by 1946 Members. Latest Member: aifo
Latest Post: "Re: Carmarthen to London" ( Today at 01:49:03 AM )
View the most recent posts on the forum.
[More Stats]
Users Online
Users Online 77 Guests, 0 Users

Most Online Today: 95. Most Online Ever: 488 (December 06, 2010, 06:33:38 AM)
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.2 | SMF © 2006-2007, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
This forum is provided by a customer of Great Western Railway (formerly First Great Western), and the views expressed are those of the individual posters concerned. Visit for the official Great Western Railway website. Please contact the administrators of this site if you feel that the content provided by one of our posters contravenes our posting rules (email link). Forum hosted by Well House Consultants