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Old Yesterday, 14:06   #6451
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As others have said it sounds great on paper, although from others I've spoken to they seemed to be under the impression that the offering was a sandwich/pastry or pay extra for two courses.

That is actually something I wouldn't object to if it was delivered and was of decent quality.

At the moment however I don't think VTEC are capable of being able to deliver anything on a consistent basis.

I've written numerous letters of disgust at the lack of an advertised complimentary service and they are fully aware of my thoughts on their "Subject to availability" tripe so they can be rest assured if something I've parted with hard earned for I would be none too pleased.
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As others have said it sounds great on paper, although from others I've spoken to they seemed to be under the impression that the offering was a sandwich/pastry or pay extra for two courses.
From what I've seen it was definitely complimentary.
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Given VTECs latest erformance Im filing this under wibble. The weekends are a game changer, the spirits smacks of further cheapening of the service, given West Coasts Scotch still flows freely with no hint of the distilarry slowing production.
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If the new weekend offer is as good as it sounds, hopefully VTEC won't use it as an excuse to remove the lowest tier (or two) of First Class advance tickets, or as an excuse to increase the weekend first charge.
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If the new weekend offer is as good as it sounds, hopefully VTEC won't use it as an excuse to remove the lowest tier (or two) of First Class advance tickets, or as an excuse to increase the weekend first charge.
You can bet your life they will and I wouldn't be surprised if the Weekend First upgrade goes up in price as well.

Still you can always bid via Seatfrog.
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I wonder how much the market could cope for it to be put up? It's already £25 for London to York and North.
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I wonder how much the market could cope for it to be put up? It's already £25 for London to York and North.
Might end up being more levels of fares, i.e.
£25 for London to York. £30 London to Durham, £35 to say Berwick, £40 for Scotland & beyond
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Might end up being more levels of fares, i.e.
£25 for London to York. £30 London to Durham, £35 to say Berwick, £40 for Scotland & beyond
Out of interest what is "beyond" Scotland on the East Coast Line ?
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Out of interest what is "beyond" Scotland on the East Coast Line ?
I meant to have put "Edinburgh & Beyond".
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It all looks spiffing on paper but the proof is the single or 2nd pudding If they can't manage the existing menu consistently thanks to the staff cuts how will this one work out ?
Yeah, they can offer the world if they apologise at the start of the journey for not being able to offer any of the above due to staff shortages.
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Out of interest what is "beyond" Scotland on the East Coast Line ?
It's where the spirits will remain free.
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