Train Graphic
Great Western Passengers' Forum Great Western Coffee Shop - [home] and [about]
Read about the forum [here].
Register and contribute [here] - it's free.
article index - [here]
 today - First Group Shareholder mtg
today - Leaflets at MKM Station
tomorrow - TransWilts Stakeholder Conf.
29/06/2019 - Melksham Carnival
29/06/2019 - Dawlish, last local NR meeting
30/06/2019 - Reading Buses OPen Day
Random Image
Train Running @GWR Twitter Acronyms/Abbreviations Station Comparator Rail news GWR co. site Site Style 1 2 3 4 Chat on off
Next departures • Bristol Temple MeadsBath SpaChippenhamSwindonDidcot ParkwayReadingLondon PaddingtonMelksham
Exeter St DavidsTauntonWestburyTrowbridgeBristol ParkwayCardiff CentralOxfordCheltenham SpaBirmingham New Street
June 25, 2019, 06:32:37 pm *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Forgotten your username or password? - get a reminder
Most liked recent subjects
[85] Bristol Temple Meads Station redevelopment
[69] Adding doggy tails together
[66] Eurostar goes almost dry
[65] The rail replacement bus that did not operate
[56] IETs into passenger service from 16 Oct 2017 and subsequent pe...
[53] Class 387 coming to Thames Valley - ongoing discussion
News: A forum for passengers ... with input from rail professionals welcomed too
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Login Register  
Pages: [1]
  Print  
Author Topic: Service disruption - much better in 2019 than 2018. And looking forward.  (Read 157 times)
grahame
Administrator
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 25492



View Profile WWW Email
« on: May 23, 2019, 08:41:55 am »

The equivalent thread for 2018 was up to page 32 by this time last year. It just goes to show how much better 2019 has been.

As of today, there are just 7 pages v 32 pages of logs "year to date", 2018 to 2019.

Indeed - and things are so much better in many other areas too.  Congratulations are due to everyone at GWR and their suppliers, contractors and associated organisations on the massive improvements we have seen.

* It may seem churlish having made such comment to ask whether things should have been quite such a mess that needed such recovery actions; some issues are inevitable with modernisation and change as it beds in, but this lot has been a "real doozie".   

* It is also worth a reminder that although things are so much better, there is still work / there are still things to be resolved and done, and I ask GWR not to relax but to carry on this the excellent improvement work.

* I hope that we can learn for the experience of service turmoil from which we see signs of significant recovery to help ensure that such service turmoil levels do not happen again, but that the experience does not put anyone off going ahead with further improvements in the future.
Logged

Coffee Shop Admin, Vice Chair of Melksham Rail User Group, on the board of TravelWatch SouthWest and of RailFuture
Do you have something you would like to add to this thread, or would you like to raise a new question at the Coffee Shop? Please [register] (it is free) if you have not done so before, or login (at the top of this page) if you already have an account - we would love to read what you have to say!

You can find out more about how this forum works [here] - that will link you to a copy of the forum agreement that you can read before you join, and tell you very much more about how we operate. We are an independent forum, provided and run by customers of Great Western Railway, for customers of Great Western Railway and we welcome railway professionals as members too, in either a personal or official capacity. Views expressed in posts are not necessarily the views of the operators of the forum.

As well as posting messages onto existing threads, and starting new subjects, members can communicate with each other through personal messages if they wish. And once members have made a certain number of posts, they will automatically be admitted to the "frequent posters club", where subjects not-for-public-domain are discussed; anything from the occasional rant to meetups we may be having ...

 
Pages: [1]
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.2 | SMF © 2006-2007, Simple Machines LLC Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
This forum is provided by a customer of Great Western Railway (formerly First Great Western), and the views expressed are those of the individual posters concerned. Visit www.gwr.com for the official Great Western Railway website. Please contact the administrators of this site if you feel that the content provided by one of our posters contravenes our posting rules (email link). Forum hosted by Well House Consultants

Jump to top of pageJump to Forum Home Page