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in Passenger forums for Nor...
on February 20, 2018, 07:12:06 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 February 14, 2018, 04:33:37 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: When is T-12 NOT T-1...
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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: BoJ on Direct Route
on Yesterday at 04:31:08 PM
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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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Last post by grahame
in Re: Bus Users Manifesto
on February 22, 2018, 03:26:19 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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in Re: Complimentary ticket...
on February 08, 2018, 02:10:55 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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on Today at 07:36:57 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 Re: Railfuture, Severnsi...
on February 09, 2018, 07:08:16 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 Four Track, Now!
in Re: Fire at Nottingham s...
on February 05, 2018, 09:30:28 AM
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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in Re: What the Railway Cou...
on February 21, 2018, 09:13:03 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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on February 18, 2018, 08:45:58 AM
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on February 11, 2018, 08:28:33 PM
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on February 17, 2018, 02:16:01 PM
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in Re: Two car? Three car?
on February 20, 2018, 08:54:36 AM
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on October 18, 2017, 02:16:09 PM
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on Yesterday at 10:00:06 AM
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in Re: First turbo to Weymo...
on February 22, 2018, 08:52:15 AM
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in Re: MetroBus
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Last post by ChrisB
in Re: Melksham to Oxford -...
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First Great Western within South Wales; also Arriva Trains Wales posting welcome
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on February 12, 2018, 09:34:37 PM
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in Re: Cancellations Golden...
on February 11, 2018, 02:00:05 PM
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in Re: Wokingham Station im...
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in Re: Cross Country Trains...
on February 15, 2018, 03:58:05 PM
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Rail(ish) services to Heathrow Airport - Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly line and railair buses too
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in Re: Heathrow Express get...
on February 05, 2018, 01:59:18 PM
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in Re: RIP Little Chef
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