That's pretty harsh of them.
If they don't run any trains then you can't travel but you still have to pay for a season ticket you can't actually use.
But if I'd just bought a return I could get a refund.
Due to the great Hilsea signal fiasco my train into Waterloo up the Portsmouth direct was cancelled, in fact the next train to stop at my station was 3 1/2 hrs later than the train I tried to catch.
By this time I'd long given up and gone home.
Now here is the question, what can I claim back...
Would this be a good place to ask a question that's been bugging me.
It keeps being mentioned that DOO(P) is in the SWR drivers contracts, but what is it?
I (think) I know DOO is driver only operation but what does that extra P stand for?
According to RailEngineer 2 engines giving 780kW but after stripping off losses supplying 550kW to the traction motors - so over half (just about) the max output of the motors, the article draws comparisons to the 150 (are they about 426 kW?)
I was waiting at the level crossing in Farncombe yesterday lunchtime (17th Feb) and was slightly supprised when a 707 trundled past. My wife was just commenting on how nice and new it looked.
Looks like it was running empty from Petersfield to Guildford.
I'm guessing it won't be a regular sight.
I think the idea may be to coordinate with Woking Council if and when they do the work on the Victoria Arch rather than Woking paying for the flyover.
Got the same email today which, explained why we had all be crammed on an 8-car yesterday and today. Actually got an annoucment on the train this morning but it just said "... due to a shortage of rolling stock at portsmouth this morning ..."