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« on: March 30, 2008, 08:27:57 pm »

Hi to folks in Thames Vally I am asking if any of the stations on any of the branch lines has a sign the wrong way, as ours in Melksham has the exit arrow point left and should be pointing right 

If you were to go left  you could exit to the station but this is over 5 bar locked gate.

I know the clocks went forward yesturday so if you do get of the 19.11 or 19.47 you  can see which is the correct way out.

Can you help us?
Would be cheaper for FGW (First Great Western) to do a swap then make a new one.
Thanks
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2008, 05:06:00 am »

People who get off the train at Melksham at the moment just see the BACK of this sign



as it points the wrong way when facing the customer passenger.

If Castle Bar or Cookham or Shiplake has a similar situation, can we arraneg a swap?
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2008, 12:16:08 pm »

I know all the signs at Shiplake are okay as Oxfordshire County Council replaced all of it when they carried out major improvements to the station last year. It even includes directions to local attractions - The Thames Path and the village. The station looks lovely.
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2008, 08:27:58 pm »


I used Customer as Andrew Haines wants his staff to refer to passengers as Customers
Thanks for putting on pictures I tried but had problems.
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