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« Reply #15 on: December 12, 2019, 06:51:35 pm »

Think about it....rule out a buffet on an IET because another operator has a dink ban for just 25 minutes/30-odd miles of journeys taking hours/hundreds of miles?
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« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2019, 11:06:14 pm »

I can't see TfL ever operating an IET!

No but it would give consistency on Paddington Reading - the important part of the route.

I think Paddington to Reading may reasonably be described as "an important part of the route", but people outside the home counties might find it a little insulting to describe it as "the important part of the route". 
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« Reply #17 on: December 13, 2019, 08:04:25 pm »

My comment has been taken far to literally.
I was extending this comment from Broadgage:
One hopes that that the "no drinking of alcohol, or carrying open containers of alcohol" rule will be enforced with common sense and only on the TFL services.

I foresee some risk of "mission creep" and trying to ban drinking on GWR services or at GWR stations. Or trying to prohibit the carrying of sealed containers of drink as part of ones shopping.
and extending his known concerns about the lack of buffets and catering generally on IETs.

I suggest we close this and if mods wish to delete the subthread I have no objection.
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