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« on: April 13, 2019, 09:14:26 am »

Beautiful spring day ... school holidays ... great for a trip to the seaside

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17:30 Weymouth to Westbury due 19:07
Facilities on the 17:30 Weymouth to Westbury due 19:07.
This is due to a fault on this train.
Will be formed of 2 coaches instead of 3.

Oops - probably not one to short-form!
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« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2019, 09:17:23 am »

Dont worry, youve caught it in plenty of time - Once they read that, it'll be 5 coaches  Grin (rail, not road hopefully...)
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« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2019, 12:38:49 pm »

That diagram has been short formed all day.  Although with rail replacement buses north of Westbury it probably won't be as busy as on a normal weekend.
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« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2019, 01:39:11 pm »

That diagram has been short formed all day.  Although with rail replacement buses north of Westbury it probably won't be as busy as on a normal weekend.

And more difficult to get any more units to Westbury
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« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2019, 02:55:25 pm »

Problems with the token machine at Maiden Newton for a time not helped the day either.
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« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2019, 08:04:54 am »

Couple of short forms today that shouldn’t be too much of an issue with the forecast for today not being the best.

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08:41 Gloucester to Weymouth due 12:10
Facilities on the 08:41 Gloucester to Weymouth due 12:10.
This is due to a fault on this train.
Will be formed of 2 coaches instead of 3.

18:30 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads due 21:03
Facilities on the 18:30 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads due 21:03.
This is due to a fault on this train.
Will be formed of 2 coaches instead of 3.
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« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2019, 11:42:51 am »

Seems to be happening a fair bit this week, guessing GWR are down on a few Turbos!
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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2019, 08:04:20 am »

Might be be best avoided IF Journeycheck is correct:

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17:30 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads due 20:09
Facilities on the 17:30 Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads due 20:09.
This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
Will be formed of 2 coaches instead of 3.

Hopefully another unit can be found or replacement coach will be provided as back up.
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