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« on: August 02, 2021, 07:23:49 am »

I heard on the news this morning about the testing that has been done on trains and at stations for Covid.

Will this be enough to give confidence to the traveling public, and hopefully mean an increase in passenger traffic (and presumably reduction in government subsidy)?
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« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2021, 09:15:08 am »

I’m sure it will help, and leisure traffic is now recovering quickly…at near pre-pandemic levels on some routes.  Some will no doubt remain cautious though.

To view my GWML (Great Western Main Line) Electrification cab video 'before and after' video comparison, as well as other videos of the new layout at Reading and 'before and after' comparisons of the Cotswold Line Redoubling scheme, see:
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« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2021, 10:09:12 am »

My main reservation remains: the "aerosol" risk from other passengers, especially when the carriage is more than half-full.
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