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Author Topic: 2023 - Train update and amendment log - Swindon <-> Westbury  (Read 2013 times)
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« Reply #45 on: January 16, 2023, 05:21:57 pm »

Yep - you beat me to it - I saw a warning poster at the weekend that had that date, so it's next Monday.
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« Reply #46 on: January 18, 2023, 06:41:44 pm »

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17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06

17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06 has been cancelled.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #47 on: January 18, 2023, 08:17:47 pm »

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20:06 Westbury to Cheltenham Spa due 22:05

20:06 Westbury to Cheltenham Spa due 22:05 will be started from Swindon.
It will no longer call at Westbury, Trowbridge, Melksham and Chippenham.
This is due to a broken down train earlier today.
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« Reply #48 on: January 20, 2023, 07:40:18 am »

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06:35 Salisbury to Cheltenham Spa due 09:03

06:35 Salisbury to Cheltenham Spa due 09:03 is being delayed at Melksham and is now expected to be 13 minutes late.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #49 on: January 21, 2023, 09:16:42 am »

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08:34 Westbury to Swindon due 09:23
09:35 Swindon to Westbury due 10:16

09:35 Swindon to Westbury due 10:16 will be started from Chippenham.
It will no longer call at Swindon.
This is due to a fault on this train.

The 08:34 from Westbury left 32 minutes late ... so the train hasn't got the time to get to Swindon and back ... connection will arrive Swindon at 10:10 (as opposed to 09:23)
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« Reply #50 on: January 21, 2023, 10:18:49 am »

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10:07 Westbury to Swindon due 10:54

10:07 Westbury to Swindon due 10:54 will be terminated at Chippenham.
It will no longer call at Swindon.
It is being delayed at Westbury.
This is due to a fault on this train.

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11:05 Swindon to Westbury due 11:48

11:05 Swindon to Westbury due 11:48 will be started from Chippenham.
It will no longer call at Swindon.
This is due to a fault on this train.
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« Reply #51 on: January 22, 2023, 06:52:51 am »

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14:21 Frome to Swindon due 15:23
15:44 Swindon to Frome due 16:38
16:43 Frome to Swindon due 17:35
17:44 Swindon to Westbury due 18:24

Facilities on the 17:44 Swindon to Westbury due 18:24.
Will be formed of 2 coaches instead of 3.
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« Reply #52 on: January 22, 2023, 10:46:37 am »

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10:44 Westbury to Swindon due 11:28
11:41 Swindon to Westbury due 12:21

11:41 Swindon to Westbury due 12:21 will be cancelled.
This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.

18th, 20th, 21st, 22nd ... cancellations or short runs almost every day due to rolling stock problems.   On a service that's every few minutes line London to Reading, perhaps that's not unreasonable.  But on a service that's only every 2 hours in the first place ...
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« Reply #53 on: January 23, 2023, 05:13:27 am »

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17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06

Facilities on the 17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06.
Toilet facilities are not available. Disabled toilet facilities are not available.
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« Reply #54 on: January 23, 2023, 06:57:21 am »

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17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06

Facilities on the 17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06.
Toilet facilities are not available. Disabled toilet facilities are not available.

A long trip with crossed legs on a cold night!  Shocked
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« Reply #55 on: January 23, 2023, 07:14:02 am »

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Facilities on the 17:50 Gloucester to Salisbury due 20:06.
Toilet facilities are not available. Disabled toilet facilities are not available.

A long trip with crossed legs on a cold night!  Shocked

The train pauses for 18 minutes in Swindon where (one hopes) the toilet facilities will be open, and that the train manager will advise customers of their availability.
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« Reply #56 on: January 23, 2023, 07:45:51 am »

Careful what you wish for.  This morning the gents toilets on the island platform at Swindon are closed with a large pool of, one hopes, water outside. 
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« Reply #57 on: January 23, 2023, 08:16:16 am »

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06:35 Salisbury to Cheltenham Spa due 09:03

06:35 Salisbury to Cheltenham Spa due 09:03 has been delayed at Salisbury and is now 20 minutes late.
This is due to a points failure.
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« Reply #58 on: January 31, 2023, 02:56:06 pm »

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14:16 Westbury to Swindon due 15:01 has been previously delayed, has been further delayed at Melksham and is now 11 minutes late.
This is due to a speed restriction over defective track.


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15:14 Swindon to Westbury due 15:58 will be starting late from Swindon.
This is due to a speed restriction over defective track.
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« Reply #59 on: February 05, 2023, 09:07:01 am »

Not exactly an immediate cancellation, but it may as well be for two people who went to catch the "train".

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As you know it bus replacement and the driver is a [deleted].

Left two passengers behind at melksham as they had no tickets as the machine is not accepting card or cash. They wil need to have tickets on the phone

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I have posted a warning on the Melksham site, and asked @GWRHelp about this.   With the penalty fare changes a fortnight ago, is leaving passengers unable to purchase tickets behind the new way of things, or is this a bus driver who is not aligned with how things should be done in these circumstances?
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