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  1. Starmill replied to the thread Flight shaming.

    I agree completely. Indeed, I think that's likely to get worse in the coming decade, not better. As long as we pursue current tax ans...

    23 May 2019 at 07:31
  2. Starmill replied to the thread Should ticket acceptance always be the norm during disruption.

    Absolutely. The discounts on offer are very poor indeed in some cases. It's obvious that the consumer benefits very little from this...

    22 May 2019 at 21:48
  3. Starmill replied to the thread Should ticket acceptance always be the norm during disruption.

    Fares set by TransPennine Express and CrossCountry on routes shared with Northern are heinously overpriced, though. The same applies to...

    22 May 2019 at 21:45
  4. Starmill replied to the thread Should ticket acceptance always be the norm during disruption.

    In my experience there has been an iron reluctance to organise ticket acceptance, time and again, when I have been using a ticket valid...

    22 May 2019 at 21:06
  5. Starmill replied to the thread Flight shaming.

    One of the biggest problems I have with long-distance rail travel is that it is just too uncomfortable. First Class is generally a must...

    22 May 2019 at 19:51
  6. Starmill replied to the thread Flight shaming.

    It absolutely would. But that is the point. The person in question has undoubtedly paid a grievously heavy price in social isolation,...

    22 May 2019 at 19:40
  7. Starmill replied to the thread Flight shaming.

    I've taken I think six flights in the past decade, all of which were between Great Britian and either Ireland or Continental Europe....

    22 May 2019 at 18:15
  8. Starmill posted a new thread.

    December 2019 Timetable Change

    This thread is intended to act as a holding thread awaiting news of the December 2019 timetable changes. This year, the Principal Change...

    Forum: Allocations, Diagrams & Timetables

    22 May 2019 at 16:03
  9. Starmill replied to the thread Hull - Scarborough frequency.

    In the new timetable there are now 15 daily services between Scarborough and Hull in both directions.

    22 May 2019 at 15:51
  10. Starmill replied to the thread New Chester to Leeds service.

    Some passengers were travelling on the Northern service from Chester to Warrington Bank Quay who had tickets from Bangor to Glasgow. So...

    22 May 2019 at 15:47
  11. Starmill replied to the thread Railcard discount not offered on Super Off Peak ticket.

    It is when you implement it on an LNER flow. It had very different results when GWR SSS tickets were sold with the LNER S50 discount.

    22 May 2019 at 15:43
  12. Starmill replied to the thread Virgin asking for all parts of split tickets to be shown.

    If I am on a train like that I will usually point out when the guard comes through 'I am travelling to / I am changing trains at X'. I...

    22 May 2019 at 15:40
  13. Starmill replied to the thread Railcard discount not offered on Super Off Peak ticket.

    This 'workaround' does not achieve even similar results to the way it is intended to work though does it? The tickets are not even the...

    22 May 2019 at 15:33
  14. Starmill replied to the thread Railcard discount not offered on Super Off Peak ticket.

    Under East Coast, it was possible to: 1. Buy a single ticket at half of the Super Off Peak Return rate 2. Do so without the 'East Coast...

    22 May 2019 at 15:30