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    When was smoking abolished on National Rail services?

    I wonder if the Ashtrays were ever used? I forgot about them back seat pockets. 1610878280
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    Avanti West Coast: Standard Premium

    I have found the breakfasts have shrunk on both LNER and Avanti. One has dropped Black pudding too. Not end of the world as most important thing is getting there.
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    First Greater Glasgow

    On the main corridors yes, multiple routes. Further out if buses are late and no show your snookered like where I stay.
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    Avanti West Coast: Standard Premium

    I would prefer paying for a decent meal onboard. I've not tried the GWR Pullman but seems popular.
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    First Greater Glasgow

    Yeah a lot of routes have been truncated and are tenders. More people live out in the outskirts in new housing and need a car.
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    Sydney Harbour Bridge getting a rail deck upgrade.

    Interesting, I guess an XPT over the bridge does not happen often.
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    Experiences of travelling on TPE Class 397 ('Nova 2') trains

    I'm sure TPE used to offer sandwiches on Scottish services, in first.
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    Edinburgh to Aberdeen - Scotrail HST or LNER Azuma?

    Is there any XC catering north of Edinburgh?
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    Sydney Harbour Bridge getting a rail deck upgrade.

    Question: Has an XPT ever gone via the Sydney Harbour Bridge?
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    The Clansman

    Interesting information. I cant imagine the Clansman running today!
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    When was smoking abolished on National Rail services?

    Did the Class 156s not have ashtrays originally?
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    Has anyone ever traveled first class on a flight?

    Surprising number of people on here who fly long haul for business. What is it generally for? Meetings?
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    Edinburgh to Aberdeen - Scotrail HST or LNER Azuma?

    LNER First Class if decent fare is my choice. I wouldn't bother with First Class on Scotrail, unless the fare is not much more.
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    50-60% of services to be cut due to impact of covid

    Yes, The Avanti from Glasgow to Euston will definitely return. Wouldn't be surprised if XC reduce Glasgow.
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    Police checking travel

    Doubt it, more interested in driving the bus or train! Possibly a dirty look from a bus driver if its obvious.
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    New national restrictions in Scotland

    Is Edinburgh one of the few places you could drink on the street? You cant in Glasgow.
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    50-60% of services to be cut due to impact of covid

    I do wonder if Glasgow will ever get its 2 hourly XC service back and HST of course.
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    Has anyone ever traveled first class on a flight?

    Never, always Y class! I guess quite a few fly longhaul for Business trips. guess you have to be fairly senior to do that? I've flown CDG to LHR on Air France 787 and was seated in economy plus cabin! Some of the business class seating layouts look awful , herringbone layout with seats facing...
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    Private plates on buses and coaches

    Are these age identifier's accurate on these buses?
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    McGills Buses

    Not bad, still good frequencies.

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