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Question: Which of these lines / areas do YOU travel in more than very occasionally  (Voting closed: October 24, 2018, 06:23:48 pm)
London to Reading - 21 (7.3%)
London to Kennet Valley - 4 (1.4%)
London to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury - 19 (6.6%)
London to Swindon and Bristol - 21 (7.3%)
London to South Wales - 11 (3.8%)
London to the West - 15 (5.2%)
Thames Valley Branches - 9 (3.1%)
London to the Cotswolds - 10 (3.5%)
North Downs Line - 12 (4.2%)
TransWilts Line - 4 (1.4%)
Heart of Wessex - 8 (2.8%)
Portsmouth to Cardiff - 15 (5.2%)
Bristol Commuters - 15 (5.2%)
To Oxford, Reading or Didcot from the West - 12 (4.2%)
Wales local journeys - 7 (2.4%)
Shorter journeys in Devon - 11 (3.8%)
Plymouth and Cornwall - 9 (3.1%)
Swindon to Gloucester and Cheltenham - 6 (2.1%)
Cross Country User - 27 (9.4%)
Chiltern User - 5 (1.7%)
South Western Railway User - 24 (8.3%)
Bus user - 18 (6.3%)
Other (please comment) - 5 (1.7%)
Use none of the above - 0 (0%)
Total Voters: 74

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« on: October 14, 2018, 06:21:35 pm »

I am looking to get an idea of the coverage of journeys made by Coffee Shop members - can I please ask you to tell me where you might travel on GWR and adjoining company's services more than just very rarely.  Please select all that apply.

I know it's very hard to group lines and stations together and know what constitutes "very rarely".   I have grouped journeys as per our boards ...

Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2018, 06:26:35 pm »

I have put my own vote in ... and straight away realise how difficult this is ... my own quite frequent journey from Melksham to Swansea ...
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2018, 06:28:57 pm »

When Cheltenham goes hourly will you change the Swindon to Gloucester/Cheltenham forum area to London to Cheltenham consdiering 90% of the journeys will run the entire route?
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2018, 06:38:23 pm »

When Cheltenham goes hourly will you change the Swindon to Gloucester/Cheltenham forum area to London to Cheltenham consdiering 90% of the journeys will run the entire route?

May well do so with the board ...

Cheltenham to Swindon is already hourly ... just that alternate ones fade out at Swindon  Grin

Also looking at "South Wales local journeys" v "Transport for Wales" with local GWR journeys perhaps switched.
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2018, 06:58:55 pm »

Yate to Bristol (PW & TM)
Yate to Didcot
Yate to Gloucester
Yate to Taunton
Yate to Weymouth
Yate to Cardiff
Yate to Parson Street
Yate to Paignton
Yate to Weston-Super-Mare
Yate to Warminster (for ImberBus)
Yate to Glasgow (sorry EasyJet for this one)

and returns from above destinations.
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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2018, 07:01:59 pm »

Yate to Bristol (PW & TM)
Yate to Didcot
Yate to Gloucester
Yate to Taunton
Yate to Weymouth
Yate to Cardiff
Yate to Parson Street
Yate to Paignton
Yate to Weston-Super-Mare
Yate to Warminster (for ImberBus)
Yate to Glasgow (sorry EasyJet for this one)

and returns from above destinations.

So perhaps you have selected ...
Bristol Commuters
Heart of Wessex
Dickdot Oxford and Reading from the west
If not, please do so!
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« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2018, 07:42:07 pm »

Dickdot Oxford and Reading from the west
I do hope thatís a typo  Grin

Yate to Bristol (PW & TM)
Yate to Didcot
Yate to Gloucester
Yate to Taunton
Yate to Weymouth
Yate to Cardiff
Yate to Parson Street
Yate to Paignton
Yate to Weston-Super-Mare
Yate to Warminster (for ImberBus)
Yate to Glasgow (sorry EasyJet for this one)

and returns from above destinations.

You forgot about Yate..
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« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2018, 07:21:41 am »

We are a truly astonishing rail user partnership - overnight (12 hours from 18:23 last night to 06:23 this morning), no less than 40 of our members have not only read but already engaged in a poll, showing multiple members making use of every part of the GWR network - and connecting operators too.

If you are a registered member and have not yet completed the poll, please do so - ((here)) .

If you are a guest at the Coffee Shop - especially if you are a regular reader [lurker] - please register ((here)) and add your 'vote'.

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« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2018, 01:04:29 pm »

My other being East Coast London to Stirling
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« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2018, 12:08:20 pm »

Many thanks, everyone ... we seem to have a pretty good spread of active voting members across GWR 'land' ....

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London to Reading   - 21 (7.3%)
London to Kennet Valley   - 4 (1.4%)
London to Didcot, Oxford and Banbury   - 19 (6.6%)
London to Swindon and Bristol   - 21 (7.3%)
London to South Wales   - 11 (3.8%)
London to the West   - 15 (5.2%)
Thames Valley Branches   - 9 (3.1%)
London to the Cotswolds   - 10 (3.5%)
North Downs Line   - 12 (4.2%)
TransWilts Line   - 4 (1.4%)
Heart of Wessex   - 8 (2.8%)
Portsmouth to Cardiff   - 15 (5.2%)
Bristol Commuters   - 15 (5.2%)
To Oxford, Reading or Didcot from the West   - 12 (4.2%)
Wales local journeys   - 7 (2.4%)
Shorter journeys in Devon   - 11 (3.8%)
Plymouth and Cornwall   - 9 (3.1%)
Swindon to Gloucester and Cheltenham   - 6 (2.1%)
Cross Country User   - 27 (9.4%)
Chiltern User   - 5 (1.7%)
South Western Railway User   - 24 (8.3%)
Bus user   - 18 (6.3%)
Other (please comment)   - 5 (1.7%)
Use none of the above   - 0 (0%)

It doesn't tell us service by service, but Google Analytics lists London, Bristol, Exeter, Reading, Torquay, Oxford, Plymouth, Cardiff, Bath, Slough, Trowbridge, Gloucester, Worcester, Cheltenham, Taunton and Southampton in top 20 'cities' for visitors, who comprise the majority of Coffee Shop readers.

Over the past couple of weeks, I have written up and shared with admins, moderators, and frequent posters plans to submit a CCIF bid for 2019/20 for a grant to help move the forum - now over a decade old - onto a structure that will secure what it does (and let it do more, better, more modern) for the next decade.   The form of that structure to be decided by setting up a constitution (already signposted) early next year, the funding to enable us to jump over the hurdle and set up that sustainable structure.   Huge thank you to everyone who's helped behind the counter and in frequent posters - I have a count of some 20 names who have interacted with the threads which helps me feel informed and supported as I put the submission in - see the main supporting document at  http://gwr.passenger.chat/ccif_cs.pdf if you fancy a dry read  Grin
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« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2020, 06:27:27 pm »

Well I had planned to travel to Warminster again this year for IMBERBUS but I had notification of its cancellation this year due to you know what.
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