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« Reply #105 on: August 17, 2015, 05:23:16 pm »

Due to a change in our data feed, information is at present not being provided.

No e.t.a. to fix - just be aware that I'm aware!
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« Reply #106 on: August 17, 2015, 05:56:13 pm »

Due to a change in our data feed, information is at present not being provided.

No e.t.a. to fix - just be aware that I'm aware!

Oh fun ... quite a bit of work for me to fix that, including installing some extra software on the server!
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« Reply #107 on: August 25, 2015, 10:24:47 pm »

Due to a change in our data feed, information is at present not being provided.

No e.t.a. to fix - just be aware that I'm aware!

Oh fun ... quite a bit of work for me to fix that, including installing some extra software on the server!

OK ... there's something back - haven't (yet?) split amends from cancels, but at least gives a quick idea.   May be buggy - I am watching it ...
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« Reply #108 on: August 28, 2015, 01:04:41 am »

Very many thanks for your 'behind the scenes' work on producing that upgrade, grahame!  Wink
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« Reply #109 on: June 07, 2016, 10:50:32 pm »

And I have just pulled Radley in from somewhere near the Fastnet Rock to somewhere between Didcot and Oxford.  Certainly a new place for a service to start ... I wonder how many more possibles are still missing ...
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« Reply #110 on: June 07, 2016, 10:58:50 pm »

I maybe imagining it, but did cancellations used to be a different colour line? Now all the same colour, blue.
Would be better if cancellations were a different colour.
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« Reply #111 on: June 07, 2016, 11:16:38 pm »

I maybe imagining it, but did cancellations used to be a different colour line? Now all the same colour, blue.
Would be better if cancellations were a different colour.

About 95% of the time cancellations were read and changes were blue (and at one time formation changes were a lighter blue). However, getting up from 95% to 99.9% proved illusive, and it was felt better to supply a little less but accurate information rather than more information but sometimes wrong.
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« Reply #112 on: January 13, 2018, 11:00:28 am »

What's happening in Cornwall at the moment? Are there a lot of short workings or cancellations?
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« Reply #113 on: January 13, 2018, 11:15:25 am »

What's happening in Cornwall at the moment? Are there a lot of short workings or cancellations?

The Sterth to Stives line has a single 153 on it rather than a 2 car, and as it runs every half hour each way it's giving us a blue-out.

For January (but NOT beyond and into half term) a single carriage on some of the Cornish branches will in all honesty cope with traffic offered;   I'm not sure what was running there this time last year, but I have noted that our cancellation map is sensitive to 2 car trains becoming 1 - even where one car was the norm as recently as this time last month.
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« Reply #114 on: January 13, 2018, 01:53:17 pm »

Ah, I was intrigued by that large blue blob as well, and the thick line between Cardiff and Portsmouth. I checked that on NR and GWR's websites and all was shown as running normally, so I assume those are also reduced formation trains rather than cancellations?
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« Reply #115 on: January 15, 2018, 05:33:20 am »

Ah, I was intrigued by that large blue blob as well, and the thick line between Cardiff and Portsmouth. I checked that on NR and GWR's websites and all was shown as running normally, so I assume those are also reduced formation trains rather than cancellations?

Big blue-outs again in Cornwall today - no cancellations; they indicate 1 car rather than 2 on the St Ives and Newquay branches

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09:17 Par to Newquay due 10:09
Facilities on the 09:17 Par to Newquay due 10:09.
This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
Will be formed of 1 coach instead of 2.

If you click on the "Train Running" link blow the map, you'll get a new tab with full details from Journey Check which shows the details, even if other sources don't

I would be surprised if the use of a 153 on these lines today (or indeed this week) is going to cause severe overcrowding.   We remain in a tight stock flux situation, with a trickle of 150/1s and HSTs out of the franchise, with more turbos than usual undergoing service and mods to make them suitable for use in The West, with IETs trickling in, and with 2+4 castles somewhat later than had been planned.

I took a look yesterday at colour coding the map (as we used to do), but the current data feed format means that would require significant time / work on my past;  too much else going on I'm afraid to do something that would be nice but isn't vital, and a great danger of ending up with something broken.   If it ain't bust, don't fix it - HOWEVER our data feed is an old technology one, and one of these years the disruption map may break.
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« Reply #116 on: January 15, 2018, 09:34:25 am »

Ah, I was intrigued by that large blue blob as well, and the thick line between Cardiff and Portsmouth. I checked that on NR and GWR's websites and all was shown as running normally, so I assume those are also reduced formation trains rather than cancellations?

Big blue-outs again in Cornwall today - no cancellations; they indicate 1 car rather than 2 on the St Ives and Newquay branches

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09:17 Par to Newquay due 10:09
Facilities on the 09:17 Par to Newquay due 10:09.
This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
Will be formed of 1 coach instead of 2.

If you click on the "Train Running" link blow the map, you'll get a new tab with full details from Journey Check which shows the details, even if other sources don't

I would be surprised if the use of a 153 on these lines today (or indeed this week) is going to cause severe overcrowding.   We remain in a tight stock flux situation, with a trickle of 150/1s and HSTs out of the franchise, with more turbos than usual undergoing service and mods to make them suitable for use in The West, with IETs trickling in, and with 2+4 castles somewhat later than had been planned.

I took a look yesterday at colour coding the map (as we used to do), but the current data feed format means that would require significant time / work on my past;  too much else going on I'm afraid to do something that would be nice but isn't vital, and a great danger of ending up with something broken.   If it ain't bust, don't fix it - HOWEVER our data feed is an old technology one, and one of these years the disruption map may break.

More cancellation maps than usual needing repair?  Wink
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« Reply #117 on: June 18, 2018, 05:46:13 am »

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07:18 London Paddington to Oxford Down Carriage Sdg due 08:38
07:18 London Paddington to Oxford Down Carriage Sdg due 08:38 will be terminated at Oxford.
It will no longer call at Oxford Down Carriage Sdg.
This is due to a problem currently under investigation.

Noting that our cancellation map at the head of these pages thinks that Oxford Down Carriage Sdg is somewhere near Fastnet rock.

I'm seeing this as a data feed error (I don't recall a passenger station at "Oxford Down Carriage Sdg") and I will leave the data in error until the problem goes away after the train has run (or not run).   Should this be a repeated glitch that spoils the map again at a later date, I will look at adding a fix.
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« Reply #118 on: June 18, 2018, 09:09:36 am »

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07:18 London Paddington to Oxford Down Carriage Sdg due 08:38
07:18 London Paddington to Oxford Down Carriage Sdg due 08:38 will be terminated at Oxford.
It will no longer call at Oxford Down Carriage Sdg.
This is due to a problem currently under investigation.

Noting that our cancellation map at the head of these pages thinks that Oxford Down Carriage Sdg is somewhere near Fastnet rock.

I'm seeing this as a data feed error (I don't recall a passenger station at "Oxford Down Carriage Sdg") and I will leave the data in error until the problem goes away after the train has run (or not run).   Should this be a repeated glitch that spoils the map again at a later date, I will look at adding a fix.
I was on that train and I don't think it went to the Down Carriage Sidings because it appears to have returned to London as 1Z41 from Platform 3 (it arrived in platform 4) 8 minutes later. I am assuming it can head back towards London without having entered the sidings.
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« Reply #119 on: June 18, 2018, 12:45:46 pm »

Didcot West End as well

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11:32 Didcot West End to London Paddington due 12:50 will be started from Didcot Parkway.
It will no longer call at Didcot West End.
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