GN Train additional call cancelled (08/04)

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  1. rdwarr

    rdwarr Member

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    Today at Stevenage the information boards were saying that the 08.14 to King's Cross was cancelled. I can't remember there ever being an 08.14 and, looking at NRE's "print your own" timetable it was planned only to run today anyway.
    So why have a train that only runs once and gets cancelled anyway? Is it just to test the schedule?
     
  2. yorkie

    yorkie Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    The 0651 Kings Lynn - Kings Cross ran as usual, but it's unclear why an additional Stevenage call was shown today but then cancelled. Perhaps it was a mistake?
     
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    Not an additional train, it was going to be an additional stop on a Kings Lynn - London Kings Cross train. However I saw some people tweeting that the train was full and standing at the start of the journey, so guessing they took the stop back out!
     
  4. philjo

    philjo Established Member

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    The 07:42 Royston-Kings Cross service was cancelled (lack of train crew) - this calls at Stevenage at 08:07 so perhaps the Kings Lynn train had an additional stop inserted for Stevenage until they realised the train was already full?

    I think the cancelled train does form a a connection to stations to Stevenage at Royston out of the previous services from Kings Lynn (though the 317 stopper from Cambridge is not far behind it).
     
  5. jopsuk

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    The train will have been unexpectedly extra busy from Cambridge due to cancellations on the Liverpool Street line due to a person hit by a train near Stansted.
     
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