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  1. transmanche replied to the thread Trivia: Less obvious stations on a through route where passenger services terminate/start.

    And between the two, there's Castleton Moor. 2N20, the 10:56 from Hexham, terminates at Castleton Moor before heading back to Hexham as...

    18 Jan 2020 at 00:56
  2. transmanche replied to the thread Questions for people who have used e-tickets.

    I've never had a problem claiming DelayRepay on an e-ticket. Arguably, with some TOCs starting to do Automated DelayRepay, it might...

    17 Jan 2020 at 23:43
  3. transmanche replied to the thread TRIVIA: Practices that are peculiar to the UK.

    Ireland used to have white at the front and red at the rear - but both are just white now.

    17 Jan 2020 at 23:34
  4. transmanche replied to the thread Passing platform revenue blocks in order to board a train you might otherwise miss.

    That, of course, would depend on the layout of the station and how the block has been arranged.

    17 Jan 2020 at 09:46
  5. transmanche replied to the thread Passing platform revenue blocks in order to board a train you might otherwise miss.

    If a large number of passengers have just alighted from an 8/10/12-car train, that ticket check is going to take a fair bit longer than...

    16 Jan 2020 at 20:33
  6. transmanche replied to the thread UK Euphemisms.

    With all due respect/With the greatest respect - You are an idiot and you have no idea what you are talking about. A bit of a pickle -...

    16 Jan 2020 at 17:44
  7. transmanche replied to the thread MetroCentre platform extensions.

    I don't think 195s will be working that far north. Even the proposed Middlesbrough-Carlisle Northern Connect service was planned to be...

    16 Jan 2020 at 17:26
  8. transmanche replied to the thread Questions for people who have used e-tickets.

    Interestingly, a 2011 blog post from Masabi (the company behind the systems/apps used by Chiltern, Greater Anglia, Northern, TfW Rail...

    16 Jan 2020 at 17:00
  9. transmanche replied to the thread More issues for me at Manchester Victoria!.

    Was it an Anytime, Off-Peak, or Advance ticket?

    16 Jan 2020 at 13:27
  10. transmanche replied to the thread Merseyrail Class 777.

    It's not designed to stop "every thing". And I don't see it as a "bizarre feature". Following the fatality at James Street in 2011, the...

    16 Jan 2020 at 13:24
  11. transmanche replied to the thread Merseyrail Class 777.

    The government planned to call the Combined Authority the Greater Merseyside Combined Authority because - as @stuart100100 says - it...

    16 Jan 2020 at 13:00
  12. transmanche replied to the thread Avanti train manager rejected digital railcard without QR code.

    I just tried an experiment. I disabled wifi and mobile data on my phone. I launched the Railcard app and a message was displayed that...

    16 Jan 2020 at 00:23