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« Reply #3630 on: October 14, 2021, 01:45:03 pm »

Cancellations to services between Reading and Westbury

Due to a lorry colliding with a bridge between Reading and Westbury all lines are blocked.
Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 14:30 14/10.
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« Reply #3631 on: October 14, 2021, 02:26:12 pm »

Line has just reopened at 1425. I'm on the move from Hungerford toward Westbury.
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« Reply #3632 on: October 14, 2021, 02:43:26 pm »

Line has just reopened at 1425. I'm on the move from Hungerford toward Westbury.
That’s your journey to Westbury paid for then.
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« Reply #3633 on: October 14, 2021, 02:45:16 pm »

Line has just reopened at 1425. I'm on the move from Hungerford toward Westbury.
That’s your journey to Westbury paid for then.

Yup. Was originally headed for Melksham to collect Finn who was staying with grahame. He's now meeting me at Westbury for doggy handover. I will then head home to Templecombe via Salisbury (separate ticket). Had I completed journey by rail to Melksham then I would've been around 130 mins late.
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« Reply #3634 on: October 21, 2021, 11:27:18 am »

Cancellations to services between London Paddington and Reading

Due to a points failure between London Paddington and Reading fewer trains are able to run on the line towards London Paddington.

Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until the end of the day.
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« Reply #3635 on: October 27, 2021, 08:22:16 pm »

Line has just reopened at 1425. I'm on the move from Hungerford toward Westbury.
That’s your journey to Westbury paid for then.

As I would've been over two hours late at Melksham I applied for a full refund.

Happy to report the full refund was paid into my bank account today, 27th October 2021. Less than 10 working days since the claim was submitted. Well done GWR (Great Western Railway)!
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« Reply #3636 on: November 01, 2021, 07:12:51 am »

Cancellations to services between Bedwyn and Newbury

Due to slippery rails between Bedwyn and Newbury the line towards Bedwyn is blocked.

Train services running through these stations will be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 07:15 01/11.
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« Reply #3637 on: November 01, 2021, 08:01:13 am »

Cancellations to services between Bedwyn and Newbury

Due to slippery rails between Bedwyn and Newbury the line towards Bedwyn is blocked.

Train services running through these stations will be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 07:15 01/11.

Reported to be the turnback siding at Bedwyn. Shouldn't affect through services to/from the west.
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« Reply #3638 on: November 03, 2021, 08:48:41 pm »

Cancellations to services between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington

Due to damage to the overhead electric wires between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington trains have to run at reduced speed on some lines towards Heathrow Airport.

Train services running to and from these stations will be cancelled or delayed by up to 45 minutes. Disruption is expected until 21:30 03/11.
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« Reply #3639 on: November 05, 2021, 09:00:09 am »

Due to a points failure between London Paddington and Reading fewer trains are able to run.

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Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 09:30 05/11.

Customer Advice:
TFL (Transport for London) Rail are conveying passengers between London Paddington and Reading in both directions until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Great Western Railway rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.
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« Reply #3640 on: November 05, 2021, 09:56:13 am »

Customer Advice:
TFL (Transport for London) Rail are conveying passengers between London Paddington and Reading in both directions until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Great Western Railway rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

Aren't they valid normally?
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« Reply #3641 on: November 05, 2021, 10:44:34 am »

Customer Advice:
TFL (Transport for London) Rail are conveying passengers between London Paddington and Reading in both directions until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Great Western Railway rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

Aren't they valid normally?

I'm sure there are some tickets not normally valid on TfL» (Transport for London - about) trains.
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« Reply #3642 on: November 05, 2021, 02:20:55 pm »

Customer Advice:
TFL (Transport for London) Rail are conveying passengers between London Paddington and Reading in both directions until further notice. Arrangements have been made for Great Western Railway rail tickets to be accepted for these journeys.

Aren't they valid normally?
An advance ticket?
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« Reply #3643 on: November 06, 2021, 08:20:16 am »

Meanwhile Waterloo <> Reading was blocked at Barnes due to police action. Not sure why. But I had to get home from Clapham Junction via Kingston then the X26 bus rather than by Feltham.
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« Reply #3644 on: November 11, 2021, 05:40:51 am »

Cancellations to services between London Paddington and Slough

Due to a fault with the signalling system between London Paddington and Slough some lines are blocked.

Train services running to and from these stations may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 07:00 11/11.
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