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    Disruption between London Paddington and Slough 16/17th Oct 2018

    So I guess we can see this debacle featured on the next series of 'Paddington 24/7' on Channel 5!
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    Witton station rape

    The Birmingham Evening Mail have a piccy of one of the perpetrators. http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/police-investigating-two-separate-rapes-13402279
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    LNERCA Set put out of action on the NYMR

    There is a picture of one of the scum on the Unofficial NYMR Facebook page.
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    I suppose it's to much to suggest the sleepers take the East Coast route?
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    National Rail stating nothing going to move before 0200.
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    National Rail stating nothing going to move before 0200.
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    A shame they don't call on Les Ross's service from time to time.
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    Back in the old days a 73 would regularly haul 10 Mk1 coaches on the Channel Island Boat Train from Bournemouth to Waterloo and back. But it was using the 3rd rail.
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    Birmingham area. Major infrastructure work to start at Christmas 2017

    The long term plan for Birmingham Snow Hill is for the old tram platform to be joined up and connected, though I'm not sure how that will work going south as there will be a hell of a lot of tunneling to do. Also the extra lines at Moor Street will be platformed. There are other plans to...
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    Langley Green Level Crossing

    According to the Daily mail and Express, the area including Smethwick Oldbury and Langley have the worst drivers in the UK. Not surprised by this.
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    Couple who live near railway are upset by noisy Class 37's.

    "A couple in my village live next to a pub that's been there for 450 years. You can guess the rest" Spot on! Why move into a flat that is next to a railway. Unless you're a refugee or forced into the flat for what ever reason then why move there in the first place?
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    Titled trains 2017 UK

    I for one minute cannot imagine a 4 coached voyager having a title on the front of it. Well depends what the title is of course, but certainly it wouldn't be in the ranks of any of the above mentioned.
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    Can you buy sleeper tickets 'at the door' so to speak? I would imagine yes if the coaches are running light.
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    That man Portillo.

    How many times do we see actors/presenters boarding one train then alighting from another in the same scene. Poirot comes to mind. Mk1 stock used in a 30's/40's movie? Brief Encounter was about the only true movie that used the correct stock of the day.
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    BBC breakfast News reporting LIVE from London Kings Cross station on Monday(2 January

    And where is the evidence for this? Apart from management salary increases I see no improvement year in year out.
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    All customers want to do is to carry out a seamless hassle free booking on a website, which obviously in this case turns out to be totally complex. I would have thought it would be "much easier" to make a booking over the old fashioned phone! Even as a seasoned computer operator I will never...
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    Looking forward to 2017

    S&C reopening!
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    With all the talk of motive power failures on here what's it going to be like when Scot Rail introduce the new rolling stock in the next couple of years? Will they be able to match up the motive power? We'll have to wait and see!
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    Caledonian Sleeper discussion

    Did I see a double headed 73 whizzing the CS down the WCML the other day? Or was it the Gluhwein?
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    X Country trains cancelled west of Exeter

    You would think that these operators would work for the benefit of the customers not to be so selfish and work for themselves!

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