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Author Topic: Electrical Supply Probelm at Havant (15/07)  (Read 1800 times)
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« on: July 15, 2010, 08:12:52 am »

It seems many trains around the Portsmouth area are being disrupted due to electrical supply problems at Havant.

Quote from: FGW (First Great Western) (First Great Western)
07:01 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton due 08:20
    This train has been cancelled.This is due to electrical supply problems.
    Last Updated: 15/07/2010 06:28

09:00 Brighton to Great Malvern due 14:37
    This train will be started from Cosham.It will no longer call at: Brighton, Hove, Shoreham-By-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester and Havant.This is due to electrical supply problems.
    Last Updated: 15/07/2010 06:29

Anyway, the main point of this post was to share SWT (South West Trains)'s "suggestion" for passengers travelling to London (my bold):
Quote from: SWT (South West Trains)
Electrical supply problems are causing disruption at Havant.

Because of this, the following alterations will apply until approximately 09:00:

    * Trains are being delayed by up to 60 minutes
    * Some trains may be diverted via Eastleigh
    * Buses will run between Havant and Chichester

Passengers may travel by car to Alton (using car park tickets for the Portsmouth area) to use a train to London. Alternatively, passengers travelling to London from Guildford may travel via Aldershot.

South West Trains customers may use Stagecoach Buses from 08:00 between Portsmouth and Havant.
Hmm, this could be taking the definition of "alternative road transport" to the extremes!
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