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It's often hard to find who's responsible for what, who's helpful and not ...
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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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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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