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Author Topic: 2020 - TransWilts cancellation and amendment log  (Read 12089 times)
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« Reply #195 on: September 16, 2020, 05:37:40 am »

05:17 Westbury to Bath Spa due 05:46
Additional 05:17 Westbury to Bath Spa due 05:46 will be cancelled.
This is due to engineering works not being finished on time.
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« Reply #196 on: September 16, 2020, 06:53:32 am »

05:17 Westbury to Bath Spa due 05:46
Additional 05:17 Westbury to Bath Spa due 05:46 will be cancelled.
This is due to engineering works not being finished on time.

Looks like an interesting morning!

In the end, the 05:17 ran (empty? Late? via Melksham or via Bathampton?) to CHIPPENHAM where it reversed and - a few minutes late (after the arrival of the first train from London / Swindon) - set off for Southampton, re-instating calls at Chippenham and Melksham and giving a connection from Swindon too - so nothing lost Southbound.

Although it looks to be around 10 minutes late at Westbury (question over the London connection used by some passengers from Trowbridge), it probably won't need the 12 minutes at Salisbury in the timetable.

Sensible solution ... pity the electronic passenger system sent out cancelled messages to passengers for whom a service was then provided; hope it didn't put too many people off.  The online system seems very binary - either "Cancelled" or not for a train in the future.  I do wonder if "Check Back" or something could be used to alert people to an element of doubt.
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« Reply #197 on: September 16, 2020, 07:40:19 am »

Although it looks to be around 10 minutes late at Westbury (question over the London connection used by some passengers from Trowbridge), it probably won't need the 12 minutes at Salisbury in the timetable.

Looks like regulars would have made it at Westbury ... though Real Time Trains is a bit granular.  A minute to change - quick dash under the subway.  No connections missed at Salisbury, and it left there on time.
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« Reply #198 on: September 16, 2020, 12:06:22 pm »

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12:16 Westbury to Swindon due 13:01
12:16 Westbury to Swindon due 13:01 will be cancelled.
This is due to a person hit by a train.

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https://www.salisburyjournal.co.uk/news/18724763.person-hit-train-near-trowbridge---delays-expected/

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DELAYS are expected on trains towards Bath after a person has been hit by a train near Trowbridge.

Wiltshire Police are currently assisting at the incident on the railway line near North Bradley.

Delays are expected on the trains to Bath Spa and Westbury until around 2pm.

Contact Great Western Railway for more information if you are travelling in that direction.

It is not known what condition the person who was hit is in.

More to follow.

https://www.gazetteandherald.co.uk/news/18725376.person-died-struck-train-trowbridge/

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A person has died after being struck at a railway crossing in Trowbridge.

Wiltshire Air Ambulance was called to the scene at around 11.35am on September 16 following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

Paramedics also attended the incident, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for the British Transport Police said: ?Officers were called to Trowbridge station at 11.32am today (16 September) following reports of a casualty on the tracks.

?Paramedics also attended, however sadly a person was pronounced dead at the scene.

?The incident is not being treated as suspicious and a file will be prepared for the coroner.?
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« Reply #199 on: September 16, 2020, 12:30:13 pm »

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13:14 Swindon to Westbury due 13:55
13:14 Swindon to Westbury due 13:55 will be cancelled.
This is due to a person hit by a train.
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