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« Reply #30 on: May 02, 2008, 08:59:28 am »

Just to throw into the mix, I went home early yesterday as had the theatre, so I cought the 1307 from Basingstoke to Reading and it was heaving. Now I suspect looking at the amount of suitcases, this was due to the bank holiday this weekend, but if the service was reduced through the middle of the day, I can see a mini riot happening.  Undecided
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« Reply #31 on: May 02, 2008, 12:26:31 pm »

Graham, having a train out of service between say 10am and 4pm releases it for maintenance. Increased maintenance on a fleet can lead to 100% availability through the peak allowing more diagrams and hence lengthened trains. (yes, I know 100% is impossible, but Hull Trains did very well and managed it for quite some time).
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« Reply #32 on: May 02, 2008, 05:26:38 pm »

I, like Graham, do not understand the logic of this!
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