Had a fairly good steak and chips, with a generous helping of onion rings and a cold pint of beer for less than £7 yesterday from Glasshoughton Wetherspoons. Had to queue for around 15 minutes to get in though.
Loads for me, though does "changing trains" include shack scores? In which case it'll probably be a four figure number! I've left many a station in the hunt for a 'Spoons or an off licence though.
I assume the mention of Mallaig above is either someone track bashing or changing from Sprinter to...
Some, if not all, Northern TVMs do indeed have a "quick select" (or similar) button that lists the most popular tickets from that station. I've never really played with one to see if that's all it shows, but it's still better than nothing.