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by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

The service on this line is appaling. I've had to put in 5 delay repay forms for the past two weeks! That is shocking. 18:11pm for me tonight from Liverpool St and i highly doubt anything will be running out of Moorgate. Believe it or not but there was. The wesbite showed the 1703 to Hertford North...
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

Replacing the rolling stock isnt overly easy due to the requirement to use two different power sources. You state: "FCC put no pressure on Network Rail to provide a decent service to them". Do you know that for fact or are you guessing? The article may be factually correct but it reads li...
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

Replacing the rolling stock isnt overly easy due to the requirement to use two different power sources. You state: "FCC put no pressure on Network Rail to provide a decent service to them". Do you know that for fact or are you guessing? The article may be factually correct but it reads li...
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

codek2 wrote:errm, thats wrong anyway. There are plans to replace the FCC rolling stock, new stock being delivered from 2015 onwards.


Not on the GN route into Moorgate.
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

The chickens have come home to roost. Years of making do with aging rolling stock (37 years old and no new trains planned) and years of neglect on the infrastructure. On top of this there is a franchise system that allows First Capital Connect to make a disgraceful amount of money from the taxpayer...
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

Re: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

The chickens have come home to roost. Years of making do with aging rolling stock (37 years old and no new trains planned) and years of neglect on the infrastructure. On top of this there is a franchise system that allows First Capital Connect to make a disgraceful amount of money from the taxpayer ...
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 11:37 am
Forum: Rail Users Forum
Topic: It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains
Replies: 15
Views: 5171

It's Tuesday so it must mean trouble on the trains

Restricted services through Hertford North again due to major signalling failures. This comes less than three months after Network Rail announced an additional investment of £15 million on the infrastructure between Stevenage & London. I can only assume they spent most of it on bonuses for the d...
by JohnSmith
Tue 17 Dec, 2013 11:34 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Hertford Museum enters the Digital Age
Replies: 1
Views: 930

Re: Hertford Museum enters the Digital Age

It's for replacement equipment so it makes the word "enter" even more redundant.

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