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« on: December 04, 2017, 01:03:12 pm »

Well, a couple of modest improvements anyway, before the widescale introduction of IETs throughout the year:

On weekdays, the 08:21 PAD-HFD and return 12:09 HFD-PAD revert back to being a HST after becoming a Turbo a couple of years ago.  And on Sunday's a real bonus is an earlier London train from Worcester Shrub Hill at 08:39, meaning an 09:50 arrival at Oxford and 11:05 arrival at London are now possible on Sunday mornings - the current service means you can't arrive in London before midday.  It uses the Turbo that used to come back at 10:29 though, so it means a near 2-hour gap from 09:40 to 11:30, but until very recently that gap has been the case on Sunday mornings anyway.
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2017, 01:15:02 pm »

Does the 'jam' include the provision of more reliable staffing to run these services on a Sunday?
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 07:49:41 pm »

It probably won't be Waitrose Duchy Organic Jam. More likely this:

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« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2017, 07:56:44 pm »

Does the 'jam' include the provision of more reliable staffing to run these services on a Sunday?

Sunday in the working week discussions are continuing, so quite possibly.
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