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Please introduce yourself here, and chat through related subjects not covered elsewhere
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Last post by kevb8ll
in Re: Hello From Okehampto...
on July 20, 2017, 01:39:50 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 ...
2097 Posts
193 Topics
Last post by ChrisB
in Re: Who's your Greatest ...
on Yesterday at 10:00:02 AM
No New Posts Smoke and Mirrors
Tired of being passed from one person to the next and next, and back to the start?
1344 Posts
120 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: JourneyCheck ... rea...
on July 20, 2017, 08:32:41 PM
No New Posts Fare's Fair
Discussion of tickets, options and pricing - a minefield that it's hard for the customer to understand
19539 Posts
1427 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: HST Seating diagram
on Yesterday at 06:56:50 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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723 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Anyone from Somerset...
on Today at 09:35:21 AM
No New Posts Your rights and redress
What to do if things go wrong - the connection misses or the train's too full.
1301 Posts
128 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Mother complains tha...
on July 19, 2017, 04:46:48 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!
43309 Posts
1549 Topics
Last post by Electric train
in Re: Major alterations to...
on Today at 07:42:06 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.
1421 Posts
252 Topics
Last post by CyclingSid
in Re: Imber bus
on June 30, 2017, 11:04:14 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
17531 Posts
1581 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: launch of national c...
on July 19, 2017, 11:38:19 AM
No New Posts Looking forward - 2018 to 2045
Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
4112 Posts
152 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Intercity Express Pr...
on Yesterday at 09:52:18 PM
No New Posts Meet the Manager
This is where we host live chat sessions (or as close as we get) with key players.
114 Posts
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 Pb_devon
in Re: Great British Railwa...
on July 13, 2017, 07:55:26 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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43 Topics
Last post by Bmblbzzz
in Re: Booking reservations...
on July 08, 2017, 09:50:57 AM
No New Posts London to Reading
London, Ealing, Slough, Maidenhead, Twyford and Reading services
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Last post by Electric train
in Re: Class 387 coming to ...
on Yesterday at 09:47:27 PM
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Paddington to Theale, Midgham, Thatcham, Newbury, Kintbury, Hungerford, Bedwyn, Pewsey and Westbury
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126 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in MOVED: Delays due to swa...
on June 16, 2017, 08:47:25 PM
No New Posts London to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury
London to Tilehurst and stations to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury
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163 Topics
Last post by SandTEngineer
in Re: Oxford Station - imp...
on June 19, 2017, 09:57:15 AM
No New Posts London to Swindon and Bristol
London to Swindon, Chippenham, Bath, Bristol and Weston super Mare
1852 Posts
270 Topics
Last post by martyjon
in Re: Temple Meads parking...
on July 18, 2017, 09:02:36 AM
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)
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173 Topics
Last post by martyjon
in Re: Flooding between Swi...
on July 18, 2017, 10:53:43 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)
5629 Posts
395 Topics
Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Speed limits on the ...
on July 16, 2017, 11:36:42 PM
No New Posts Thames Valley Branches
Ealing to Greenford, Slough to Windsor, Maidenhead to Marlow, Twyford to Henley and Reading to Basingstoke
1016 Posts
94 Topics
Last post by Electric train
in Re: Thames Valley Branch...
on May 12, 2017, 07:47:19 AM
No New Posts London to the Cotswolds
London to Moreton in Marsh, Evesham, Worcester, Malvern and Hereford
6970 Posts
449 Topics
Last post by ChrisB
in Re: End of a bus link
on July 11, 2017, 04:42:00 PM
No New Posts North Downs Line
Reading, Wokingham, Farnborough, Guildford, Dorking, Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick
696 Posts
113 Topics
Last post by Jason
in Delays 18/07/2017
on July 18, 2017, 11:25:32 AM
No New Posts TransWilts line
Swindon, Chippenham, Melksham, Trowbridge, Westbury, Dilton Marsh, Warminster and Salisbury
3854 Posts
504 Topics
Last post by rogerw
in Re: Increasing throughpu...
on July 17, 2017, 08:43:45 PM
No New Posts Heart of Wessex
Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Castle Cary, Frome to Westbury, Bath and Bristol
1836 Posts
181 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Day trips - 15th Jul...
on July 10, 2017, 06:55:39 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
2411 Posts
306 Topics
Last post by Timmer
in Re: Staffing and other p...
on July 09, 2017, 04:39:03 PM
No New Posts Bristol Commuters
From Trowbridge and Bath, from Weston and beyond, from South Wales, Cheltenham and Severn Beach into Bristol
6543 Posts
568 Topics
Last post by trainer
in Re: Metrowest Status
on Today at 09:37:13 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
2459 Posts
249 Topics
Last post by Electric train
in Re: What now for Valleys...
on Today at 07:33:07 AM
No New Posts Shorter journeys in Devon
From Exeter to Exmouth, Barnstaple, Torbay and Plymouth
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250 Topics
Last post by phile
in Re: Green 143s
on Yesterday at 08:44:58 PM
No New Posts Plymouth and Cornwall
Journeys from Plymouth to Penzance, and Gunnislake, Looe, Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives lines.
6510 Posts
465 Topics
Last post by richwarwicker
in Re: Poor use of a HST.
on July 13, 2017, 12:42:06 PM
No New Posts Swindon to Gloucester / Cheltenham
Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Gloucester, Cheltenham and onwards
1233 Posts
93 Topics
Last post by ellendune
in Re: Car parking at Kembl...
on Yesterday at 09:56:46 PM
No New Posts South Western services
Services operated by South West Trains or First MTR from August 2017, their stations, trains, etc.
1663 Posts
174 Topics
Last post by bradshaw
in Exeter to Reading via Ba...
on July 18, 2017, 09:14:34 AM
No New Posts Cross Country services
Trains and routes operated by Cross Country trains
1864 Posts
107 Topics
Last post by trainer
in Re: Wrong type of sunshi...
on May 26, 2017, 10:26:22 PM
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For lines and services operated by Chiltern Railways
2475 Posts
93 Topics
Last post by John R
in Re: One million passenge...
on June 15, 2017, 12:06:21 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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164 Topics
Last post by grahame
in On campaigning - and see...
on July 15, 2017, 05:46:13 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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185 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Chat System
on July 19, 2017, 12:56:49 PM
No New Posts The Lighter Side
Games, Quizzes, Trivia, etc
16843 Posts
1298 Topics
Last post by PhilWakely
in Re: Annoying / amusing u...
on July 17, 2017, 07:40:05 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
754 Posts
149 Topics
Last post by bobm
in Re: Hotel - last night
on June 30, 2017, 05:50:13 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.
2100 Posts
148 Topics
Last post by grahame
in Re: Okehampton to Paddin...
on July 20, 2017, 10:15:35 PM

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