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  1. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Ryde Hoverport Not Available From Automated Ticket Machines.

    Have you tried specifying the destination as Ryde Esplanade instead of Ryde Hoverport? I'm encountering slightly different - but...

    18 Jul 2019 at 15:42
  2. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Digital vs physical Railcard.

    Reviving this thread as I've just encountered the same question... should I get a digital or a paper railcard. So am I correct in...

    18 Jul 2019 at 14:07
  3. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread London Bridge shortlisted for award.

    Ah yes. Detailed link is here Oh dear. That doesn't really surprise me from the point of view that the station looks very nice. And I...

    18 Jul 2019 at 12:29
  4. DynamicSpirit posted a new thread.

    Abbey Wood to Ryde Esplanade: Wightlink or Hovertravel?

    I'm trying to check ticket prices online for an off-peak return Abbey Wood to Ryde Esplanade on nationalrail.co.uk (with a network...

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    Forum: Fares Advice & Policy

    18 Jul 2019 at 03:41
  5. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Any news on proposals to build an alternative route between Exeter & Plymouth?.

    I can certainly see the logic from a social point of view of providing a rail link to communities that don't have one. But I'm not sure...

    18 Jul 2019 at 00:47
  6. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Any news on proposals to build an alternative route between Exeter & Plymouth?.

    For comparison, the 3.9 miles new of Norwich by-pass that has just been approved by Norfolk county council is estimated to cost £153M ....

    16 Jul 2019 at 14:28
  7. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Any news on proposals to build an alternative route between Exeter & Plymouth?.

    (Talking about @The Ham 's idea for trying to use SWR trains to provide an Okehampton service): Looking at the Mon-Fri SWR timetable:...

    15 Jul 2019 at 01:12
  8. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Any news on proposals to build an alternative route between Exeter & Plymouth?.

    SWR have a service running to Corfe Castle. Wasn't that track laid down by volunteers?

    15 Jul 2019 at 00:48
  9. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Reading Green Park Station.

    That logic works if the trains go every 5 minutes. Doesn't work quite as well if the trains only go every half hour, since most people...

    14 Jul 2019 at 13:47
  10. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Any news on proposals to build an alternative route between Exeter & Plymouth?.

    I'm not sure I understand this. Do SWR have a spare class 159 available for lease? I'd be pretty surprised if they did and weren't using...

    14 Jul 2019 at 11:17
  11. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread East-West Rail: Progress and updates.

    Would you need to build anything at Bedford Midland prior to Bedford-Cambridge construction? A very plausible scenario once...

    13 Jul 2019 at 23:01
  12. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification, CP6.

    I would not be too surprised if what we end up with in about 20 year's time is not too dissimilar from your suggestion, but a new line...

    12 Jul 2019 at 10:55
  13. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification, CP6.

    I assume that's not rigid though. I'm pretty sure Preston-Blackpool North and Wootton Bassett-Cardiff Central don't see 6tph of trains...

    12 Jul 2019 at 09:23
  14. DynamicSpirit replied to the thread Transpennine Route Upgrade and Electrification, CP6.

    I would have thought that Hope Valley would in some ways be a great candidate for electrification because it's so curvy: The extent to...

    11 Jul 2019