|A week is a long time
I'm home after a long week away - from Melksham to London, Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow and then home to Melksham. I was giving training courses, and on this occasion drove most of the way because I had to carry around a dozen laptop cumputers with me to each venue. And guess where the worst traffic jam was all week? Why - it was on the A350 through Beanacre on my way back into Melksham yesterday lunch time!
My post bag this week has included links from Warminster, where there's a furrore about a reduction in the service, and from Dean / Dunbridge where there's also a belated "oops" going on. I do notice that First Great Western's MD, Alison Forster, is talking about taking the Dean / Dunbridge issue up with the Department for transport after the completion of the consultation with a view to having them, presumably, endorse an improved service.
Alison speaks next Saturday at the SWPTUF meeting in Taunton, and I'll be there. I hope to be able to ask one or two questions - with a view to making the lady stop, look, consider what she and her team are doing to rail users to and through Melksham First - transforming travel they say. Yes - driving us away from their services to the mutual detriment of us and them. Doesn't seem sensible, does it?
Written 2006-02-26 10:20:54
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