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    Advice Only for Greater Anglia - Delay Repay Fraud

    I don't think you'd need to be prone to anxiety for this to create a great deal of worry. However, being prone to it will, of course, only make it worse. I'm sure everyone on here means well, but those who think the railway can do no wrong and is always right, need to take a step back and see...
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    Thameslink Notice of intention to prosecute

    Whilst strict liability doesn't need proof of intent, it does need an offence. If the OP got a green light and a beep when touching in, I think it's fair to say the card was valid and thus a valid ticket was held.
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    Transpennine Industrial Relations

    People simply not working it would alter it. The fact people are working it implies they are happy with it. I'm not sure what argument you make when saying the money is before tax and NI, only the poorest paid don't pay that, surely you're not saying you want railway staff to be so badly paid...
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    CrossCountry Advance Fares - Lack of?

    Remember XC only allow the same seat to be reserved three times. After that it will show "available" so you can stay in it. Depending on what your plans are when you're there, and that you'll be coming back, and time of travel compare the cost of a Freedom Of South West Rover which covers...
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    First Class Upgrade Cost - Cheshire Day Ranger

    Almost certainly you'll get nothing on board, but there are lounges.
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    CrossCountry Advance Fares - Lack of?

    XC trains, as we are all painfully aware, are always full. If they can fill them with full price fares, why are they going to offer cheaper ones?
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    Avanti Delay Repay Experience...

    Really? I've never known National Express leave passengers. I have known them order coaches (and not just for last services of the day) or, in extreme cases, arrange a taxi. Yes, they get delays, but I've not known them actually strand anyone. I'm less familiar with airlines but again I think...
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    Thameslink Notice of intention to prosecute

    Just to play devil's advocate here & look at it from the prosecution perspective. It's possible the defendant could plead not guilty and try their luck before a magistrate. It's possible a magistrate may take the view asking for a refund on an oyster is not asking for it to be cancelled. It's...
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    Advice Only for Greater Anglia - Delay Repay Fraud

    But how much have they now lost from people not wanting to catch a train again?
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    Campaign for Family Friendly Trains: Tips for travelling with young children

    Rail industry has never really been in favour of leisure travel, which family travel is really, so they aren't really going to do much about it. There isn't enough luggage space on most trains, let alone a space for a pushchair. We once had to stash our luggage in a wheelchair space as there...
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    Can big stations put up notices showing which platform for which destinations, like small stations?

    It's what electronic displays are for! Smaller stations never had them so needed some indication for passengers. Nowadays even small stations have electronic displays so really it's not large stations needing signs, but small stations no longer needing them.
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    Railway Fare Avoidance Solicitor vs TIL/Chiltern

    Someone I spent many years working in retail with, left to join the police force. When I asked them how the new job was, they said the best thing was that the customer was always wrong!
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    Campaign for Family Friendly Trains: Tips for travelling with young children

    In my general experience I found 'crowd control' much easier on a train than in a car. It's easy to go for a walk or go to the toilet whilst on the move. Sadly, a lot of people don't see public transport as...well, public. I don't know what they expect! They appear to think everyone should be...
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    Why are some PlusBus areas so small?

    Because, at your 5 minute extra, that's 10 minutes on a round trip. That's an extra bus and two extra drivers needed for the same frequency. Something has to give, either it has to be a lesser frequency or the fares have to go up or it has to attract a lot of extra custom. Passengers who would...
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    Rail & Sail ticket to Dublin via Holyhead

    I'm going to have to question your commitment to this forum! :lol:
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    Why are some PlusBus areas so small?

    It can be advantageous. If you're going A-C & A-B is one operator and B-C is a different one.
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    Quick comparison of TOC's Advance ticket prices.

    But you can easily fill a London train. Therefore you want to maximise the money it takes so you can subsidise less used services.
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    ScotRail booking/ticket office 'cuts'

    Pensioners and the disabled get free bus travel in England & Wales too. Yet many still use trains. And most of them are pretty good with technology too.
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    ScotRail booking/ticket office 'cuts'

    It's really not superior at all. Anyone with a car will tell you how much better that is. I've yet to meet anyone with a car who wishes they didn't have it so could travel by train more.
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    Quick comparison of TOC's Advance ticket prices.

    I've never understood why people think journeys should be priced by miles. It stands to common sense that more people will be going London- Birmingham than London-Castle Cary. So it's going to be priced accordingly. Equally trains from London to Birmingham are (in normal times) already full, so...

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