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« Reply #45 on: March 12, 2019, 08:50:11 am »

Not been a good few days with the Brightonís either being cancelled or starting back from Westbury due to crew shortages

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« Reply #46 on: March 25, 2019, 11:25:25 am »

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10:48 Great Malvern to Brighton due 16:14
10:48 Great Malvern to Brighton due 16:14 will be terminated at Bristol Temple Meads.
It will no longer call at Bath Spa, Freshford, Avoncliff, Bradford-On-Avon, Trowbridge, Westbury, Dilton Marsh, Warminster, Salisbury, Romsey, Southampton Central, Fareham, Cosham, Havant, Chichester, Barnham, Worthing, Shoreham-By-Sea, Hove and Brighton.
This is due to a broken down train.

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15:12 Havant to Brighton due 16:14
An additional train service has been planned to operate as shown 15:12 Havant to Brighton due 16:14.
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« Reply #47 on: November 08, 2019, 03:28:47 pm »

A long time since I posted on this thread ... my feeling is that things have somewhat improved on "the Brightons" though frankly I've been so busy posting about cancellations on a certain other line ...

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10:48 Great Malvern to Brighton due 16:14
10:48 Great Malvern to Brighton due 16:14 will be terminated at Fareham.
It will no longer call at Cosham, Havant, Chichester, Barnham, Worthing, Shoreham-By-Sea, Hove and Brighton.
This is due to a shortage of train crew.

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17:02 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads due 20:26
17:02 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads due 20:26 will be started from Fareham.
It will no longer call at Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-By-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester, Havant and Cosham.
This is due to a shortage of train crew.
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« Reply #48 on: November 08, 2019, 07:49:44 pm »

A long time since I posted on this thread ... my feeling is that things have somewhat improved on "the Brightons" though frankly I've been so busy posting about cancellations on a certain other line ...

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10:48 Great Malvern to Brighton due 16:14
10:48 Great Malvern to Brighton due 16:14 will be terminated at Fareham.
It will no longer call at Cosham, Havant, Chichester, Barnham, Worthing, Shoreham-By-Sea, Hove and Brighton.
This is due to a shortage of train crew.

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17:02 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads due 20:26
17:02 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads due 20:26 will be started from Fareham.
It will no longer call at Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-By-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester, Havant and Cosham.
This is due to a shortage of train crew.
Isnít it useful that there happens to be a very underused bay platform at Fareham for them to park in for a few hours...

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« Reply #49 on: November 11, 2019, 04:42:43 am »

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07:09 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton due 08:35
07:09 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton due 08:35 will be cancelled.
This is due to a fault on this train.

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08:59 Brighton to Great Malvern due 14:30 will be started from Bristol Temple Meads.
It will no longer call at Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-By-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester, Havant, Cosham, Fareham, Southampton Central, Romsey, Salisbury, Warminster, Westbury, Trowbridge, Bradford-On-Avon, Avoncliff, Freshford, Bath Spa, Oldfield Park and Keynsham.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #50 on: February 19, 2020, 06:12:06 pm »

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17:02 Brighton to Bristol Parkway due 20:56
17:02 Brighton to Bristol Parkway due 20:56 will be reinstated.
It will be started from Westbury.
It will no longer call at Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-By-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester, Havant, Cosham, Fareham, Southampton Central, Romsey, Salisbury and Warminster.
This is due to an earlier landslip.

I'm guessing that GWR will not be serving Brighton while it's single line working from Salisbury?
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« Reply #51 on: February 19, 2020, 08:35:12 pm »

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17:02 Brighton to Bristol Parkway due 20:56
17:02 Brighton to Bristol Parkway due 20:56 will be reinstated.
It will be started from Westbury.
It will no longer call at Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-By-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester, Havant, Cosham, Fareham, Southampton Central, Romsey, Salisbury and Warminster.
This is due to an earlier landslip.

I'm guessing that GWR will not be serving Brighton while it's single line working from Salisbury?

As one train per hour each way appears to be the maximum capacity of the single line working section, I canít see how a through train to Brighton could be achieved. Whether a truncated Brighton to/from Portsmouth service might be instituted in due course, who knows?
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« Reply #52 on: February 19, 2020, 09:37:07 pm »

As one train per hour each way appears to be the maximum capacity of the single line working section, I canít see how a through train to Brighton could be achieved. ...

Only by portion working ...
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« Reply #53 on: February 20, 2020, 12:15:54 pm »

I think it might be sometime before we see direct Brighton services running again.
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« Reply #54 on: February 20, 2020, 12:53:16 pm »

I think it might be sometime before we see direct Brighton services running again.

When they do return they could be operated by Turbos as route clearance for them has now been signed off.
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« Reply #55 on: February 20, 2020, 01:16:40 pm »

When they do return they could be operated by Turbos as route clearance for them has now been signed off.
I clicked 'Like' for this comment but that will probably mean the end of seeing 158s operating on the Severn/Solent line.  Cry
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« Reply #56 on: February 20, 2020, 02:20:20 pm »

When they do return they could be operated by Turbos as route clearance for them has now been signed off.
I clicked 'Like' for this comment but that will probably mean the end of seeing 158s operating on the Severn/Solent line.  Cry

Not sure there are enough Turbos west of Didcot yet, and I appreciate the irony that Brighton will be just about as far east as they have ever been!

Once Adarna, Basan, Chupacabra, Encantado, Fenrir, Gamayun, Horus, Itsumade, Kelpie, Leutogi, Minokawa, Nachtkrapp, Pamola, Qilin, Sarangay, Turul, Vetala, Yatagarasu and Ziz ( (*) ) start in revenue traffic on the North Downs and around Oxford, I expect we'll see Turbos routinely on the south coast to Brighton. Probably not until. Heck, there was a 158 on Severn Beach last Friday!
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« Reply #57 on: March 03, 2020, 08:38:18 am »

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07:09 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton due 08:35
09:00 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour due 10:21

07:09 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton due 08:35 will be cancelled.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #58 on: March 04, 2020, 01:47:39 pm »

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14:54 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton due 16:13
17:02 Brighton to Fratton due 18:10

17:02 Brighton to Fratton due 18:10 will be cancelled.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #59 on: March 04, 2020, 05:43:26 pm »

The incoming service, 0709 PMH-BTN arrived at Brighton at 10.29, eight late. Then left as 5Z50 ecs to Westbury at 10.54, a Very Short Term Plan notice. Arrived 8 late, but was on time for most of the journey.
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