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Author Topic: Cotswold Line services autumn 2017  (Read 874 times)
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« Reply #15 on: October 11, 2017, 03:49:04 PM »

The whole point of the email is to avoid me having to look myself!

They have helpfully told me the 1749 is short-formed though - hope I won’t be around long enough to see that
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« Reply #16 on: October 11, 2017, 09:57:33 PM »

Another scheduled service failing to run on the Cotswold Line:

"20:22 London Paddington to Great Malvern due 23:05 will be terminated at Oxford.
This is due to a shortage of train crew."
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« Reply #17 on: October 12, 2017, 06:42:07 AM »

Three more this morning

0511 ex-WOS has a fault near Moreton in Marsh
0528 ex-HFD diverted via Stroud
0512 PAD-MIM & return terminated/started OXF
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« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2017, 07:24:19 AM »

The 0606 ex-Charlbury (0511 ex-WOS) finally rolls in at 0706 - still waiting to leave as I write this at 0723.

We're waiting the delayed Worcester service in the opposite direction which didn't even leave Oxford until 0710 - surely someone would have had some sense to hold that to allow the first London train through the single line section - I think lots gave up and just drove over the Oxford Parkway.

I guess I just need to pray for more delays to ensure I get a discount on my season ticket renewal as no compensation otherwise for me!
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« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2017, 08:14:30 AM »

Three more this morning

0511 ex-WOS has a fault near Moreton in Marsh
0528 ex-HFD diverted via Stroud
0512 PAD-MIM & return terminated/started OXF

0511 finally got to Oxford 80 minutes late and was to be terminated at Didcot.

and the following 0450 Hereford - Paddington 73 late by the time it got to Oxford.

Only nine working days into October and there has been significant morning disruption on four of those days.
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« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2017, 11:41:11 AM »

Just picked up on this...

"Delays to services between Evesham and Moreton-In-Marsh

Due to a fault with barriers at a level crossing between Evesham and Moreton-in-Marsh all lines are blocked.

Train services running through these stations are returning to normal but some services may still be delayed. Disruption is expected until 12:00 13/10.

Last Updated:13/10/2017 11:32"

Not sure how much actual disruption has been caused but the 09:58 Great Malvern to Paddington was started from Worcester Shrub Hill and is currently running about an hour late.
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