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on February 14, 2017, 10:44:31 PM
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It's often hard to find who's responsible for what, who's helpful and not ...
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Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in Re: Job vacancies - trai...
on February 15, 2017, 08:38:53 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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in Re: How long is too long...
on February 18, 2017, 12:15:43 PM
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Discussion of tickets, options and pricing - a minefield that it's hard for the customer to understand
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in Re: Incomplete Oyster jo...
on Today at 10:03:02 AM
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in Re: Bus bill in Queen's ...
on Today at 12:18:04 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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Last post by Surrey 455
in Re: TVMs not issuing pre...
on February 05, 2017, 08:13:02 PM
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General Topics - PLEASE CHECK to see if your topic would be better on one of the other boards first!
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in Re: GWR Ticket Machines ...
on Today at 09:32:11 AM
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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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in Penzance bus running day...
on February 19, 2017, 07:27:54 PM
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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 ellendune
in Re: Draft Spaceflight Bi...
on February 21, 2017, 09:18:50 PM
No New Posts Looking forward - 2018 to 2045
Refranchise services in the South West and South Wales, infrastructure and other changes
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Last post by Red Squirrel
in Re: Train lines closed i...
on February 20, 2017, 11:41:16 AM
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This is where we host live chat sessions (or as close as we get) with key players.
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in Re: Landslip near entran...
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on Today at 08:51:47 AM
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in Re: Wales v England 11th...
on February 15, 2017, 10:59:55 PM
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in Re: HST windscreen smash...
on February 18, 2017, 11:17:34 PM
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Last post by Jason
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on February 21, 2017, 12:35:48 PM
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in Re: Fill in 3rd rail?
on December 23, 2016, 07:02:51 AM
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in Re: Southampton Airport ...
on February 04, 2017, 10:29:01 PM
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Weymouth, Dorchester, Yeovil, Castle Cary, Frome to Westbury, Bath and Bristol
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178 Topics
Last post by froome
in Re: Squashed - train ser...
on February 21, 2017, 06:37:30 PM
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Including Brighton services, and Southampton, Salisbury and Trowbridge to Bath and Bristol. Also other TOC services from Portsmouth / Southampton to Salisbury
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in Re: Batheaston Park and ...
on January 27, 2017, 08:38:57 AM
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in Re: Woman collapses on t...
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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
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Last post by bobm
in Re: Man, 86, hit by trai...
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No New Posts Shorter journeys in Devon
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246 Topics
Last post by ellendune
in Re: Dawlish storm from c...
on February 18, 2017, 10:21:30 PM
No New Posts Plymouth and Cornwall
Journeys from Plymouth to Penzance, and Gunnislake, Looe, Newquay, Falmouth and St Ives lines.
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Last post by plymothian
in Re: Saltash Station and ...
on February 18, 2017, 07:13:40 AM
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
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in Re: Portsmouth Harbour s...
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Trains and routes operated by Cross Country trains
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Last post by Chris from Nailsea
in XC to make fares cheaper...
on February 14, 2017, 11:10:43 PM
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Last post by Gordon the Blue Engine
in Re: Chiltern Evergreen 3...
on January 31, 2017, 01:56:26 PM
No New Posts Heathrow Express, Connect etc
Rail(ish) services to Heathrow Airport - Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly line and railair buses too
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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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in Re: 10 year anniversary ...
on January 29, 2017, 03:22:31 PM
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on Yesterday at 11:35:11 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 bignosemac
in Re: Bridge in Taunton ne...
on December 24, 2016, 12:59:38 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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