|Draft timetables (continued)
I'm disappointed at the proposal - cynically, it looks like a minimal commuter train that's run at the very start / end of the rushhour so that the train used can also provide a commuter trip to and from Gloucester, with our second train being used as a stock working to get the commuter train to Westbury abd back from there.
Using a Westbury based train for the run - slighly later up to Swindon, returning in the evening slighly earlier than proposed, and then running the second service to get the train back to Westbury and up again would have many advantages - more traffic , one train with off peak fares available, practical use of train for people coming too Melksham ...
I'm out of the country and posting "dial in" from a hotel line at the moment - so please excuse the brief rant. Much more substanting comments on the user forum!
Written 2006-02-21 07:16:39
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