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Please introduce yourself here, and chat through related subjects not covered elsewhere
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Last post by broadgage
in Re: An introduction from...
on April 24, 2017, 09:22:44 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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190 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Minister's Visit to ...
on March 06, 2017, 10:13:24 PM
No New Posts Smoke and Mirrors
Tired of being passed from one person to the next and next, and back to the start?
1307 Posts
119 Topics
Last post by Tim
in Re: When is a national c...
on April 19, 2017, 02:07:08 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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1411 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Proposal to phase ou...
on Yesterday at 09:29:22 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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710 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: Melksham to Devizes ...
on Yesterday at 11:27:47 PM
No New Posts Your rights and redress
What to do if things go wrong - the connection misses or the train's too full.
1272 Posts
124 Topics
Last post by Rob T
in Re: Priority Seating
on April 15, 2017, 03:30:16 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!
42487 Posts
1534 Topics
Last post by Four Track, Now!
in Re: Busiest single track...
on April 26, 2017, 07:53:03 PM
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.
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251 Topics
Last post by TaplowGreen
in Re: GWR Somerset Explore...
on Yesterday at 02:00:27 PM
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
17289 Posts
1555 Topics
Last post by John R
in Re: HS2 - Government pro...
on Yesterday at 09:14:20 PM
No New Posts Looking forward - 2018 to 2045
Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
3978 Posts
148 Topics
Last post by TaplowGreen
in Re: Next generation of s...
on Yesterday at 05:27:16 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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10 Topics
Last post by richwarwicker
in Re: Paddington Meet The ...
on December 02, 2016, 05:42:13 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
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61 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in MOVED: Spectacular line-...
on April 23, 2017, 06:17:26 PM
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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41 Topics
Last post by CyclingSid
in Re: Cycling and Walking ...
on April 23, 2017, 11:58:57 AM
No New Posts London to Reading
London, Ealing, Slough, Maidenhead, Twyford and Reading services
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Last post by eightf48544
in Re: Taplow Station Footb...
on April 29, 2017, 12:06:29 PM
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124 Topics
Last post by paul7755
in Re: Oxford Road and Sout...
on April 07, 2017, 10:57:47 AM
No New Posts London to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury
London to Tilehurst and stations to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury
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161 Topics
Last post by didcotdean
in Re: Work starts on new ...
on April 11, 2017, 10:32:13 AM
No New Posts London to Swindon and Bristol
London to Swindon, Chippenham, Bath, Bristol and Weston super Mare
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268 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Major Signalling Fai...
on Yesterday at 08:54:38 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)
1505 Posts
172 Topics
Last post by chrisr_75
in Re: Wales v England 11th...
on March 15, 2017, 05:45:00 PM
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)
5554 Posts
386 Topics
Last post by stuving
in Re: Production work begi...
on April 28, 2017, 08:18:07 PM
No New Posts Thames Valley Branches
Ealing to Greenford, Slough to Windsor, Maidenhead to Marlow, Twyford to Henley and Reading to Basingstoke
1015 Posts
93 Topics
Last post by IndustryInsider
in Re: Henley line improvem...
on March 27, 2017, 11:41:41 AM
No New Posts London to the Cotswolds
London to Moreton in Marsh, Evesham, Worcester, Malvern and Hereford
6953 Posts
445 Topics
Last post by ChrisB
in Re: 06:53 Worcester Fore...
on April 13, 2017, 09:35:18 AM
No New Posts North Downs Line
Reading, Wokingham, Farnborough, Guildford, Dorking, Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick
694 Posts
112 Topics
Last post by onthecushions
in Re: Annoying noise on 16...
on March 16, 2017, 10:19:47 PM
No New Posts TransWilts line
Swindon, Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge, Westbury, Dilton Marsh, Warminster and Salisbury
3655 Posts
488 Topics
Last post by grahame
in TransWilts AGM - Saturda...
on April 29, 2017, 12:33:35 PM
No New Posts Heart of Wessex
Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Castle Cary, Frome to Westbury, Bath and Bristol
1810 Posts
179 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Freight derailment e...
on April 03, 2017, 10:20:51 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
2388 Posts
303 Topics
Last post by froome
in Re: Cardiff to Portsmout...
on April 27, 2017, 02:24:51 PM
No New Posts Bristol Commuters
From Trowbridge and Bath, from Weston and beyond, from South Wales, Cheltenham and Severn Beach into Bristol
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556 Topics
Last post by Western Pathfinder
in Re: Bristol Temple Meads...
on April 27, 2017, 05:01:27 PM
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
2438 Posts
247 Topics
Last post by John R
in Re: New Stations in Wale...
on Yesterday at 11:33:05 AM
No New Posts Shorter journeys in Devon
From Exeter to Exmouth, Barnstaple, Torbay and Plymouth
3583 Posts
248 Topics
Last post by Surrey 455
in Re: Digby & Sowton 29th ...
on April 29, 2017, 06:21:20 PM
No New Posts Plymouth and Cornwall
Journeys from Plymouth to Penzance, and Gunnislake, Looe, Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives lines.
6408 Posts
460 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Saltash Station and ...
on April 26, 2017, 07:31:58 PM
No New Posts Swindon to Gloucester / Cheltenham
Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham and onwards
1202 Posts
91 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Fatal collision at F...
on February 12, 2017, 08:52:55 AM
No New Posts South West Trains services
Services operated by South West Trains, their stations, trains, etc.
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165 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Something in the Sol...
on April 29, 2017, 08:30:23 AM
No New Posts Cross Country services
Trains and routes operated by Cross Country trains
1861 Posts
106 Topics
Last post by didcotdean
in Re: Does anyone travel o...
on March 31, 2017, 08:59:29 AM
No New Posts Chiltern Railways services
For lines and services operated by Chiltern Railways
2469 Posts
92 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: Chiltern Bubblecars ...
on April 10, 2017, 09:11:45 PM
No New Posts Heathrow Express, Connect etc
Rail(ish) services to Heathrow Airport - Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly line and railair buses too
335 Posts
23 Topics
Last post by TaplowGreen
in Re: Heathrow Connect can...
on January 01, 2017, 04:19:50 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
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162 Topics
Last post by AMLAG
in Re: Okehampton-Tavistock...
on April 03, 2017, 09:52:59 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
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183 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: DNS update - you may...
on April 05, 2017, 01:58:17 PM
No New Posts The Lighter Side
Games, Quizzes, Trivia, etc
16596 Posts
1282 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: How many locations t...
on April 29, 2017, 09:15:11 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
731 Posts
146 Topics
Last post by rogerw
in Re: Modified idea for a ...
on April 16, 2017, 09:46:19 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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138 Topics
Last post by GBM
in Re: Helston Railway - li...
on April 28, 2017, 08:34:24 AM

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