|Senseless service - could become sensible
"It didn't make any sense." So said a delegate on this week's course that I'm running in Melksham. Looking to travel down from Oxford, where he lives, by train ... that's about 60 miles.
What did the train website tell him? To arrive for the 9 a.m. course start he was to leave Oxford at 00:05, change at Didcot, and again at Swindon (with a long wait) and get to Melksham at 06:43. Too early an arrival? The next train leaves Oxford at 17:51, and again with two changes gets him to Melksham at 19:10
He's right - it doesn't make any sense. But it's not the web site that's wrong - it's correctly describing the current senseless service. Can you believe that's the whole day's service linking the five largest towns in the county!
We do have a prospect - IF we push for it - of an increase to a much more appropriate 6 trains per day. Your support would be much appreciated - please visit our support page to sign up! THANKS
Written 2008-03-27 08:13:38
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