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« on: December 23, 2018, 08:59:38 am »

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Chiltern Railways is running trains on Boxing Day, unlike most other operators who have left rail passengers in the lurch.
It proves yet again that Chiltern is one of the best and most responsive train operators in Britain.

Chiltern announced it is running trains from 08.00 to 20.00 between Oxford Parkway and London Marylebone. The trains will serve Bicester Village which is very popular with foreign tourists.

“Although it is unusual for the railway to be open on Boxing Day, we have found this service to be very popular with our customers,” said Eleni Jordan, commercial director at Chiltern Railways.

“We are delighted once again to offer this and give our customers another reason to leave the car behind and visit some of the amazing attractions on our route.”

Only five of the other 20 train operators are running trains on Boxing Day.

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« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 09:17:42 am »

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Chiltern Railways is running trains on Boxing Day, unlike most other operators who have left rail passengers in the lurch.
It proves yet again that Chiltern is one of the best and most responsive train operators in Britain.

Chiltern announced it is running trains from 08.00 to 20.00 between Oxford Parkway and London Marylebone. The trains will serve Bicester Village which is very popular with foreign tourists.

“Although it is unusual for the railway to be open on Boxing Day, we have found this service to be very popular with our customers,” said Eleni Jordan, commercial director at Chiltern Railways.

“We are delighted once again to offer this and give our customers another reason to leave the car behind and visit some of the amazing attractions on our route.”

Only five of the other 20 train operators are running trains on Boxing Day.

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………………………sits back with box of (festive) popcorn and waits for the annual debate to start! ...………. Smiley


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« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 10:19:26 am »


………………………sits back with box of (festive) popcorn and waits for the annual debate to start! ...………. Smiley


Hey - I posted it. I was sitting back and waiting for the debate to start.  But with Christmas Tree shaped crumpets and marmite.
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« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2018, 11:27:28 am »

Damn. Marmite.

I knew there was something I forget to get this morning. I'm not braving Tesco again though. It was hell on earth in there earlier.
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« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2018, 11:38:18 am »

Damn. Marmite.

I knew there was something I forget to get this morning. I'm not braving Tesco again though. It was hell on earth in there earlier.


There's always tomorrow.
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« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2018, 11:54:33 am »

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It proves yet again that Chiltern is one of the best and most responsive train operators in Britain.

An even more thinned out service already for Sunday 23 December. Cancellations already in the system:

07:57 London Marylebone to Aylesbury Vale Parkway due 09:03
08:29 Aylesbury to London Marylebone due 09:38
08:35 London Marylebone to Oxford due 09:45
08:40 London Marylebone to Banbury due 10:02
09:13 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to London Marylebone due 10:21
09:46 London Marylebone to Gerrards Cross due 10:16
10:05 London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street due 11:56
10:07 Oxford to London Marylebone due 11:24
10:30 Gerrards Cross to London Marylebone due 11:03
10:44 Banbury to London Marylebone due 12:06
10:57 London Marylebone to Aylesbury Vale Parkway due 12:03
11:43 London Marylebone to Banbury due 13:02
12:05 London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street due 13:56
12:10 London Marylebone to Oxford due 13:21
12:13 Aylesbury Vale Parkway to London Marylebone due 13:20
12:46 London Marylebone to Gerrards Cross due 13:19
12:55 Birmingham Moor Street to London Marylebone due 14:40
13:30 Gerrards Cross to London Marylebone due 14:04
13:37 Oxford to London Marylebone due 14:48
13:44 Banbury to London Marylebone due 15:06
13:46 London Marylebone to Gerrards Cross due 14:16
14:29 Gerrards Cross to London Marylebone due 15:02
15:13 London Marylebone to Aylesbury due 16:19
15:27 London Marylebone to Aylesbury due 16:26
16:10 London Marylebone to Oxford due 17:21
17:37 Oxford to London Marylebone due 18:48
19:13 London Marylebone to Aylesbury due 20:19
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« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2018, 01:04:56 pm »

Damn. Marmite.

I knew there was something I forget to get this morning. I'm not braving Tesco again though. It was hell on earth in there earlier.

You either love it, or hate it?.
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