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by JohnSmith
Tue 09 Oct, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: Key smartcard at Hertford North
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

Re: Key smartcard at Hertford North

My card is working again now. It seems that some cards were working and others not. I was asked to provide the barrier staff with the number on my card and then yesterday evening the barriers finally let me through.
by JohnSmith
Fri 05 Oct, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: Key smartcard at Hertford North
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

Re: Key smartcard at Hertford North

Yes, I did. They said that they would pass it on to the station manager. I've spoken to most of the barrier staff and they now just let me through the gate after I have tried to tap out. That causes a bit of an issue as I then have a load of incomplete journeys on my history and have to check my acc...
by JohnSmith
Thu 04 Oct, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: Key smartcard at Hertford North
Replies: 3
Views: 1367

Key smartcard at Hertford North

Has anyone else been having problems with their Key smartcard at Hertford North? Last week mine was refused one evening and hasn't worked at the barriers since then. It's worked at Alexandra Palace, Bowes Park and Drayton Park so it doesn't appear to be my card.
by JohnSmith
Fri 20 Jul, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: New trains on Hertford North route announced
Replies: 30
Views: 9735

Re: New trains on Hertford North route announced

There's a review of the trains on YouTube which shows what we will be getting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0poGWvkkQ8&t=7s In summary: Fewer seats More standing space Power sockets USB charging sockets Wifi Onboard travel information No toilets With non-opening windows, hopefully we will have a...
by JohnSmith
Thu 19 Jul, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: New trains on Hertford North route announced
Replies: 30
Views: 9735

Re: New trains on Hertford North route announced

On the train in to work yesterday one of the new trains passed me going North and pulling about eight or ten freight trucks. I don't know how long the passenger part was, as I looked up as it passed so only caught the last carriage, and then all the freight trucks. It was a shorter formation then t...
by JohnSmith
Wed 11 Jul, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: New trains on Hertford North route announced
Replies: 30
Views: 9735

Re: New trains on Hertford North route announced

Two of the new trains have been spotted near Harringay / Hornsey today.

All they need to do now is teach the drivers how to operate them* and route-train them.

* Hopefully that will include how to turn on the heating when it is cold and the air conditioning when it is hot.
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by JohnSmith
Fri 06 Jul, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: New timetable from Hertford North - May 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 11460

Re: New timetable from Hertford North - May 2018

The interim timetable has now been published. Trains on the Hertford Loop appear unaffected. Nothing leaving Hertford North towards London between 0600 and 0900 has been changed.
by JohnSmith
Mon 02 Jul, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: New timetable from Hertford North - May 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 11460

Re: New timetable from Hertford North - May 2018

Not satisfied with cancelling services running them late and generally not having a clue what is going on, now they're sending them off earlier than timetabled!
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by JohnSmith
Mon 02 Jul, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: New timetable from Hertford North - May 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 11460

Re: New timetable from Hertford North - May 2018

GTR have said that they will introduce an interim timetable on 15 July. This, allegedly, is one that they say they will be able to run with far fewer issues than the current timetable. Playing devil's advocate, what if this timetable turns out to be something like a weekend timetable where there are...