|Safer current trains - the 06:56, 07:45 and 18:09
I have updated the "service now" page. I'm now indicating the evening train as being under threat having seen the draft timetable, but I have marked the 06:56 as being "appears safe" along with the 07:45 and 18:09. All relative, mind you, and all safe trains with timing changes that make them LESS convenient to most travellers.
The proposed 19:28 train to Swindon doesn't correspond to any existing service - so it doesn't provide an "appears safe" to any of the existing 10 services. I'm at something of a loss to see that this service will get much use. Seems very silly for a company to run a train when there's not much traffic likely to be offered, or am I blind to some market or other?
P.S. I have not marked any of the weekend trains as "safe". We're told there will be two trains on each of Saturday and Sunday, but First are unable to give me any idea as yet as to their timing and in light of the odd weekday draft, we cannot be sure that they will be the most useful ones, or even at any time that they will get capture significant traffic
Written 2006-02-28 06:25:58
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