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in Re: On selecting people ...
on April 18, 2018, 12:29:30 am
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It's often hard to find who's responsible for what, who's helpful and not ...
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in Re: Network Rail - plans
on April 18, 2018, 10:14:57 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: "Third of public con...
on March 30, 2018, 11:51:22 am
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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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There may be other options than a train. Bus, plane, ferry, car, taxi posts welcome! And mixed mode too!
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on Today at 02:15:20 pm
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What to do if things go wrong - the connection misses or the train's too full.
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in Re: Passenger sends the ...
on March 24, 2018, 07:35:32 am
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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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Events on the railway - and that the railway may take you to - in the Great Western area.
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in Re: FOSBR Quarterly meet...
on Today at 08:38:51 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
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Last post by 1st fan
in Re: Beggars on the railw...
on April 18, 2018, 11:24:30 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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This is where we host live chat sessions (or as close as we get) with key players.
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Pedal bikes - whether folding cycle, unicycle, bicycle or tricycle - and their interractions with the railways
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on April 06, 2018, 04:00:23 pm
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in Re: Weymouth Line Altera...
on April 16, 2018, 08:52:59 am
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in The strange case of the ...
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First Great Western within South Wales; also Arriva Trains Wales posting welcome
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in Valley Lines
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on March 30, 2018, 01:02:06 pm
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in 27th April 2018 - Meet t...
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in Re: Cross Country Franch...
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in Re: Ticket Retailing Tri...
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in Re: Heathrow Express to ...
on April 12, 2018, 09:43:29 am
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in Re: Some ballast
on April 17, 2018, 09:57:59 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
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in Re: Easter Monday Duck R...
on April 03, 2018, 09:16:18 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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