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Author Topic: Quarter of Welsh trains out of service, TfW admits in apology  (Read 1840 times)
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« Reply #15 on: November 23, 2018, 08:36:06 pm »

The story continues in the North Wales Pioneer

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Leader of the Welsh Conservative Party, Paul Davies AM, said Blaenau Ffestinog, Betws-y-coed and Llanrwst had had no trains all day on seven of the last 20 weekdays.

This comes following the launch of the new Transport for Wales (TfW) service last month which first minister, Carwyn Jones, said would provide the area with a high quality, affordable, and accessible train network.

Who'd be a prophet, eh? 
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« Reply #16 on: November 23, 2018, 09:50:40 pm »

The story continues in the North Wales Pioneer

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Leader of the Welsh Conservative Party, Paul Davies AM, said Blaenau Ffestinog, Betws-y-coed and Llanrwst had had no trains all day on seven of the last 20 weekdays.

This comes following the launch of the new Transport for Wales (TfW) service last month which first minister, Carwyn Jones, said would provide the area with a high quality, affordable, and accessible train network.

Who'd be a prophet, eh? 

Now to be fair - tfw.gov.uk doesn't suggest that the best service in the UK will be immediate:
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The Wales and Borders Rail Service can be the best passenger rail service in the UK within the next 15 years

Also noting the comparative - "best" - so it depends on how others do and that it can be ... some good wriggle room for a prophet there?

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« Reply #17 on: November 24, 2018, 07:49:31 am »

A bit like their slogan about delivering the railway they know the people of Wales "deserve".   Did I do something really bad in a past life?
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« Reply #18 on: December 16, 2018, 04:48:04 pm »

All services expected to be operating again from tomorrow.
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« Reply #19 on: March 20, 2019, 09:39:03 am »

Rail companies and politicians have been urged to stop blaming each other and put customers first when services are delayed or cancelled in a report on this previous disruption - https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-politics-47631541
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« Reply #20 on: March 20, 2019, 05:14:59 pm »

Rail companies and politicians have been urged to stop blaming each other and put customers first when services are delayed or cancelled in a report on this previous disruption - https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-politics-47631541

Bit radical.
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