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Author Topic: Pembroke Coast Express  (Read 16235 times)
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« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2018, 01:13:56 pm »

Sorry for the delay in replying. The line has been cleared for use ahead of a few gauging modifications needed at Moreton bridge, between Saundersfoot and Tenby, and Tenby station itself.

I was on the 1535 from Tenby on Saturday and passenger figures were reasonable for this time of year - the morning departure to Paddington is always the busier of the two trains.

Both return services on Saturday used HSTs.
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« Reply #16 on: June 17, 2018, 08:11:46 pm »

So after years of people spreading rumors of no direct Paddington to Pembroke service, and a 150 replacing the Camarthen to Pembroke part, it all turned out to be false Huh 
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« Reply #17 on: August 04, 2018, 07:22:49 am »

Been a long time since the Pembroke Coast Express has been cancelled due to train crew shortage but sadly today it has:

07:23 Swansea to Pembroke Dock due 09:44
07:23 Swansea to Pembroke Dock due 09:44 will be cancelled.
This is due to a shortage of train crew.

10:01 Pembroke Dock to London Paddington due 15:32
10:01 Pembroke Dock to London Paddington due 15:32 will be started from Swansea.
It will no longer call at Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Manorbier, Tenby, Saundersfoot, Whitland, Carmarthen, Pembrey & Burry Port and Llanelli.
This is due to a shortage of train crew.

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« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2018, 09:11:40 pm »

The morning up PCE was also cancelled between Cardiff and Paddington, again due to staff problems, meaning this named train managed only Swansea - Cardiff today.
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« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2018, 09:19:34 pm »

The morning up PCE was also cancelled between Cardiff and Paddington, again due to staff problems, meaning this named train managed only Swansea - Cardiff today.
Just read in Ukrailforums the train then went onto Paddington ECS leaving passengers to sort themselves out to get to London. Poor.
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