|Carrying fresh air around?
On Heathrow connect this morning, there were only TWO passengers getting of at the terminus - terminals 1,2 and 3 ... from a 4 coach train. Makes the Swindon to Southampton look OVERCROWDED!
I am NOT critisizing other services. But I AM pointing out that the service through Melksham is NOT the least used around. And remember that Melksham ticket sales were 1974th out of 2503 in 2003/04, so it's not even in the 20% of quietest stations. Oh - and that was on 20k ticket sales, not the 27k of the following year, for which I don't have all-station stats.
Written 2006-05-19 09:14:40
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