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Daily Echo
Rail passengers warned to expect delays - because of 'leaf fall'in the UK, are taking steps to reduce the risk of disruption during the period.
Daily Echo / Posted 2 hours ago
in the UK, are taking steps to reduce the risk of disruption during the period." Andy Mellors, Managing Director for South Western Railway, added: “We work extremely hard alongside our industry partners at Network Rail to help reduce delays caused... Read more
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Daily Echo
REVEALED: Hampshire railway stations could be stripped of services in timetable shake-upsome stations of their direct services to London - but other commuters could en
Daily Echo / Posted 3 hours ago
some stations of their direct services to London - but other commuters could enjoy faster journeys to the capital. South Western Railway has launched a public consultation to introduce new timetable changes in December 2018, which will change the... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
No plans for disabled facilities at Tilehurst stationstations in Reading borough. “This includes regular meetings with high-level m
Reading Evening Post / Posted 5 hours ago
stations in Reading borough. “This includes regular meetings with high-level management from both Network Rail and Great Western Railway. "The need for full accessibility at Tilehurst has been raised and is noted by the rail industry.“Access for... Read more
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The Wessex Scene Online
South Western Railway Looking to Introduce New Rail Services to HampshireSouth Western Railway have opened up a consultation ahead of introducing new ra
The Wessex Scene Online / Posted 14 hours ago
South Western Railway have opened up a consultation ahead of introducing new rail services to their recently re-branded routes from December 2018, which could affect the frequency and time of services for some commuters on the network. The proposed... Read more
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International Business Times
UK rail passengers could face 'worst Christmas travel ever' as delays may affect 20m journeys London Paddington will close the station from the evening of December 23 to the
International Business Times / Posted 21 hours ago
London Paddington will close the station from the evening of December 23 to the morning of December 28, shutting off Great Western Railway services and forcing users to start journeys at London Marylebone or Slough instead. Half the lines serving... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Updates after delays between London Waterloo and Clapham JunctionWhat South Western Railway are doing A spokesman has said: Owing to over-runn
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
What South Western Railway are doing A spokesman has said: Owing to over-running engineering works in the Vauxhall area this morning, some Reading and Windsor services approaching London Waterloo were delayed on their approach. This has resulted... Read more
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Daily Echo
Rail passengers warned to expect delays - because of 'leaf fall'in the UK, are taking steps to reduce the risk of disruption during the period.
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
in the UK, are taking steps to reduce the risk of disruption during the period." Andy Mellors, Managing Director for South Western Railway, added: “We work extremely hard alongside our industry partners at Network Rail to help reduce delays caused... Read more
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Daily Echo
REVEALED: South Western Railway launches public consultations on proposed new rail services in Hampshire from December 2018some stations of their direct services to London - but other commuters could en
Daily Echo / Posted yesterday
some stations of their direct services to London - but other commuters could enjoy faster journeys to the capital. South Western Railway has launched a public consultation to introduce new timetable changes in December 2018, which will change the... Read more
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Daily Star
Train disruption: Travellers ready for Christmas CHAOS as seven routes will be closedwork at London Paddington, which will shut from the evening of December 23 to t
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
work at London Paddington, which will shut from the evening of December 23 to the morning of December 28, cutting Great Western Railway services. Trains start from London Marylebone or Slough instead. Half the Paddington lines will also be... Read more
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walesonline
Huge waves and damage as Storm Brian hammers WalesSwansea. There have been severe delays and scores of cancellations on Arriva T
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Swansea. There have been severe delays and scores of cancellations on Arriva Trains Wales, Cross Country trains and Great Western Railway. The worst of the waves seemed to hit the west coast around Aberystwyth and Aberaeron. In Aberystwyth,... Read more
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Daily Echo
Major delays for railway passengers after tree falls on lineCrews have since cleared the tree and all lines are now open. A spokesperson f
Daily Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Crews have since cleared the tree and all lines are now open. A spokesperson for South Western Railway, said: "Our control room received reports of a tree blocking the railway between Fareham and St Denys. "To assist in the removal of this tree,... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Guest Opinion: Save Loveland's Great Western Depots!Society got serious about the buildings' plight five years ago. The Great West
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Society got serious about the buildings' plight five years ago. The Great Western passenger depot was built by the Great Western Railway in 1902, the year after the sugar factory opened. The factory was the first Great Western Co. sugar plant in... Read more
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express
Storm Brian update: Countdown as weather bomb set to crash into UK at this EXACT TIMEcoastal communities around our region.” Network Rail is warning of huge disrup
express / Posted 2 days ago
coastal communities around our region.” Network Rail is warning of huge disruption across the network over the weekend. Speed restrictions are expected on Arriva Trains Wales, Southern, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway and Southeast... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Trains to run at reduced speeds during Storm Brian windsRail has warned. On Friday (October 20), Network Rail issued additional guidan
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Rail has warned. On Friday (October 20), Network Rail issued additional guidance to passengers travelling via South Western Railway, Southern Rail, Gatwick Express and Thameslink services. A maximum speed of "typically of around 50mph" on... Read more
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express
BARRICADES GO UP: Drastic measures as Storm Brian batters UK with severe gales and rainto travel. The Met Office also warned against anyone tempted to pose for peril
express / Posted 2 days ago
to travel. The Met Office also warned against anyone tempted to pose for perilous "storm selfies" along the coast. South Western Railway has told passengers to check their journeys due to "exceptionally poor rail conditions" on the network this... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Road and rail chaos set to hit Britain as Storm Brian arrivesMore Network Rail is warning fallen trees and debris could block lines and dam
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
More Network Rail is warning fallen trees and debris could block lines and damage overhead wires, affecting South Western Railway, Southern Rail, Gatwick Express and Thameslink services. Speed restrictions may also be imposed in the worst... Read more
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dna
Trains overshoot halt at Andheri, pose safety threatthe two different stop marks and so we were forced to change the halt marks for
dna / Posted 3 days ago
the two different stop marks and so we were forced to change the halt marks for all trains be it 12-car or 15-car," said a Western Railway official on condition of anonymity. Earlier last week, the WR withdrew the decision to stop trains at 15-car... Read more
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Daily Star
Britain on RED ALERT as Storm Brian set to wreak HAVOC on the school holidaysovertaking cyclists, motorcyclists and lorries, as they are susceptible to bein
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
overtaking cyclists, motorcyclists and lorries, as they are susceptible to being blown around easily by side winds.” South Western Railway is warning passengers of travel disruption. A trail of destruction is left as storm Ophelia battles it's way... Read more
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Daily Mail
Here comes the Atlantic weather bombsea walls Many areas will see more rainfall this weekend than they have done i
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
sea walls Many areas will see more rainfall this weekend than they have done in the whole month of October so far South Western Railway has told passengers to check journeys due to 'exceptionally poor rail conditions' Britain was warned to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Bury Times
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Gazette
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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guardian-series
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Harrow Times
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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This is West Country
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Gazette News
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Bolton News
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Private sector strikes at highest level since 1996union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater An
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
union. It has since spread to four other train operating companies: Greater Anglia, Merseyrail, Northern and South Western Railway. Cabin crew at British Airways were on strike for the whole of August in their long-running dispute over pay... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Security alert between Twickenham and Barnes sparks delaysA security alert at a station between Twickenham and Barnes led to delays on So
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
A security alert at a station between Twickenham and Barnes led to delays on South Western Railway (SWR) services during Tuesday (October 17) lunchtime. SWR announced at around 1.10pm trains had to run at a reduced speed on all lines due to the... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Reading train passengers face delaysGreat Western Railway says services running between Reading and Paddington "may
Reading Evening Post / Posted 6 days ago
Great Western Railway says services running between Reading and Paddington "may be cancelled or delayed by up to 30 minutes".Read More The train operating company announced the delays, the day after the "disastrous launch" of its £5.7 billion fleet... Read more
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express
New high-speed supertrain dubbed 'Britain's best' arrives...40 minutes lateyesterday 25 minutes late and with a broken air conditioning unit. The new fle
express / Posted 6 days ago
yesterday 25 minutes late and with a broken air conditioning unit. The new fleet of Hitachi-built Intercity Express Great Western Railway trains Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and other dignitaries were among the estimated 1,000 people on... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Hitachi boss 'really sorry' after first express service is hit by delay and leakdelay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director K
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
delay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director Karen Boswell was on board the Great Western Railway service out of Bristol Temple Meads, along with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and other senior industry... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Hitachi boss 'really sorry' after first express service is hit by delay and leakdelay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director K
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
delay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director Karen Boswell was on board the Great Western Railway service out of Bristol Temple Meads, along with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and other senior industry... Read more
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The News and Star
Hitachi boss 'really sorry' after first express service is hit by delay and leakdelay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director K
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
delay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director Karen Boswell was on board the Great Western Railway service out of Bristol Temple Meads, along with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and other senior industry... Read more
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SKY News
Frustration as air con fault and delays taint launch of new high-speed trainalso reported a leak from an air conditioning unit. Transport Secretary Chris
SKY News / Posted 6 days ago
also reported a leak from an air conditioning unit. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling was on board the maiden Great Western Railway service along with industry bosses. According to rail website Realtime Trains, it was due to leave Bristol... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Hitachi boss 'really sorry' after first express service is hit by delay and leakdelay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director K
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
delay marred the launch of a £5.7 billion fleet of trains. Managing director Karen Boswell was on board the Great Western Railway service out of Bristol Temple Meads, along with Transport Secretary Chris Grayling and other senior industry... Read more
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The News and Star
Launch of new £5.7bn train fleet marred by delays and air con faultBristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Bristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according to rail website Realtime Trains. The Great Western Railway service, which was carrying Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, industry bosses and regular commuters,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Launch of new £5.7bn train fleet marred by delays and air con faultBristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according
Whitehaven News / Posted 6 days ago
Bristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according to rail website Realtime Trains. The Great Western Railway service, which was carrying Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, industry bosses and regular commuters,... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Next generation' train takes first journey - but arrives in Oxfordshire 27 minutes latetrain in Didcot this morning - but the inaugural journey was plagued by delays
Oxford Mail / Posted 6 days ago
train in Didcot this morning - but the inaugural journey was plagued by delays and broken air-conditioning. In what Great Western Railway has described as 'the biggest fleet upgrade in a generation', a new Intercity Express Train stopped at Didcot... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Launch of new £5.7bn train fleet marred by delays and air con faultBristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 6 days ago
Bristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according to rail website Realtime Trains. The Great Western Railway service, which was carrying Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, industry bosses and regular commuters,... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Launch of new £5.7bn train fleet marred by delays and air con faultBristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Bristol Temple Meads at 6am but did not set off until around 6.25am, according to rail website Realtime Trains. The Great Western Railway service, which was carrying Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, industry bosses and regular commuters,... Read more
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