Train Graphic
Great Western Passengers' Forum Great Western Coffee Shop - [home] and [about]
Read about the forum [here].
Register and contribute [here] - it's free.
 today - PEW, Wolmar, to edge of world
15/11/2018 - WWRUG - Westbury
16/11/2018 - TWSW AGM
17/11/2018 - GWRA Auction, Pershore
21/11/2018 - First Bath Bus panel
21/11/2018 - Consultation end - Angel Road
Random Image
Train Running @GWR Twitter Acronyms/Abbreviations Station Comparator Rail News GWR co. site Site Style 1 2 3 4 Chat on off
November 13, 2018, 07:53:15 pm *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Forgotten your username or password? - get a reminder
Most liked recent subjects
[94] Four track for Filton Bank - ongoing discussion
[62] MetroBus
[56] IETs into passenger service from 16 Oct 2017 and subsequent pe...
[44] 43185 in 1988 Swallow livery
[36] How much will it cost? Expanding the network.
[34] Cotswold Line - 2018 cancellation and amendments log
News: A forum for passengers ... with input from rail professionals welcomed too
   Home   Help Search Calendar Login Register  
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: The National Rail Scratch Card  (Read 332 times)
Transport Scholar
Hero Member
Posts: 2446

In a Linemans Hut in the far Southwest

View Profile
« on: June 26, 2018, 09:40:46 am »

 Roll Eyes Wink

Out of this nettle, Danger, we pluck this flower, Safety.
[Henry IV, Part 1, Act 2, Scene 3]
Hero Member
Posts: 1127

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2018, 10:17:41 am »

The booby prize  should be a date with Chris Grayling !
Red Squirrel
Transport Scholar
Hero Member
Posts: 2270

The first town plan. An idea that had legs.

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2018, 06:28:44 pm »

I still don't quite understand how they plan to nationalise a nationalised industry. Maybe they don't realise?

Sir. Does this mean that Ann-Margret's not coming?
Hero Member
Posts: 1035

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2018, 10:23:41 pm »

I remember the good old BR days when the trains ran on time, they were never in service unless clean, the staff were forever at peace with the management and there was always a window seat so the sunshine on the countryside could be admired.  The fares were never put up to deter people from travelling because there was insufficient stock and lines were never under threat of closure because viaducts needed repairing.  To top it all, the quality of the catering was the talk of the country.

I would say more but my unicorn needs feeding.
Do you have something you would like to add to this thread, or would you like to raise a new question at the Coffee Shop? Please [register] (it is free) if you have not done so before, or login (at the top of this page) if you already have an account - we would love to read what you have to say!

You can find out more about how this forum works [here] - that will link you to a copy of the forum agreement that you can read before you join, and tell you very much more about how we operate. We are an independent forum, provided and run by customers of Great Western Railway, for customers of Great Western Railway and we welcome railway professionals as members too, in either a personal or official capacity. Views expressed in posts are not necessarily the views of the operators of the forum.

As well as posting messages onto existing threads, and starting new subjects, members can communicate with each other through personal messages if they wish. And once members have made a certain number of posts, they will automatically be admitted to the "frequent posters club", where subjects not-for-public-domain are discussed; anything from the occasional rant to meetups we may be having ...

Pages: [1]
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.2 | SMF © 2006-2007, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
This forum is provided by a customer of Great Western Railway (formerly First Great Western), and the views expressed are those of the individual posters concerned. Visit for the official Great Western Railway website. Please contact the administrators of this site if you feel that the content provided by one of our posters contravenes our posting rules (email link). Forum hosted by Well House Consultants