JonathanH's Recent Activity

  1. JonathanH replied to the thread East-West Rail: Progress and updates.

    Is a through Paddington to Oxford stopper necessary? 8-car all the way? Seems to me that what there is at present (recognising that...

    16 Jul 2019 at 00:21
  2. JonathanH replied to the thread East-West Rail: Progress and updates.

    Simply running it from Didcot through to EWR would *replace* rather than duplicate an already frequent service and provide the...

    15 Jul 2019 at 23:24
  3. JonathanH replied to the thread East-West Rail: Progress and updates.

    Bletchley would appear to be the obvious choice for the line's maintenance depot, at least in the first instance, since the one there...

    15 Jul 2019 at 00:04
  4. JonathanH replied to the thread Problem getting from Blackfriars to London Bridge on my journey from Gatwick to Orpington.

    It sounds like a bit more direction is needed on these late trains to make it clear that London Bridge or Waterloo is reached from the...

    14 Jul 2019 at 14:39
  5. JonathanH replied to the thread East-West Rail: Progress and updates.

    Have you looked on a map at the relative positions of Bedford, Stamford and Ely? There is no point in running through trains on that...

    14 Jul 2019 at 12:00
  6. JonathanH replied to the thread Problem getting from Blackfriars to London Bridge on my journey from Gatwick to Orpington.

    There is a 0053 from Waterloo East to Orpington (0057 London Bridge) on Fridays. Blackfriars to Waterloo East should be walkable along...

    14 Jul 2019 at 10:38
  7. JonathanH replied to the thread apex ticket crossing London.

    Yes, there should be no issue at all at gatelines - the greater challenge is whether an extremely attentive member of revenue staff...

    13 Jul 2019 at 19:18
  8. JonathanH replied to the thread apex ticket crossing London.

    If there is a (counted place) reservation for a particular service between London and Brighton marked on the ticket, yes. If there...

    13 Jul 2019 at 15:52
  9. JonathanH replied to the thread Which TOCs will require derogations to continue running trains from 2020?.

    Surely the plan with that set is simply to take it out of service and shuffle the allocation of the unit fleet accordingly from 1...

    13 Jul 2019 at 14:46
  10. JonathanH replied to the thread Off peak day return - return in peak?.

    Generally the afternoon peak restriction just applies (around Manchester) to off-peak day return journeys wholly within or just outside...

    13 Jul 2019 at 11:32
  11. JonathanH replied to the thread Off peak day return - return in peak?.

    That ticket is an off-peak return with railcard discount, not an off-peak day return. It is not subject to the evening peak...

    13 Jul 2019 at 11:03
  12. JonathanH replied to the thread LNER Azuma (Class 800/801).

    How far off is 10-801/1 operation on Leeds services now?

    13 Jul 2019 at 10:43
  13. JonathanH replied to the thread Reading redevelopment.

    Why does Reading need a bus station? The on-street bus stops at a range of convenient locations are totally adequate - Reading is...

    12 Jul 2019 at 01:58