|Train service fading away too?
The one remaining sign at Melksham station is badly faded. We used to have a second sign but it disappeared and hasn't been replaced; I understood that there were to be two new signs shortly (that was a while ago) - perhaps I misunderstood, or perhaps it takes twice as long and cost twice as much as a normal sign would because it has to be up to "railway standards" for health and saftey reasons.
The train service appears to be fading away too - after the PACKED train we were on on Saturday evening, I understand that there was a crew shortage and the evening train wasn't going to be running. Yesterday, following the lunchtime train on line, it disappeared in a puff of smoke ... and I'm strongly suspecting it didn't run. A quick glance through other schedules / trains that were about at the time and I think that the line was probably chocker with diverted 125s anyway.
But ending on a positive note - I see that the 07:45 to Swindon is shown as ON TIME this morning ...
Written 2005-12-12 07:38:13
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