During one recent journey I spotted these seats at Waterloo (Main) station. They incorporate charging points for phones and other devices. This is a very welcome innovation – especially if there are delays. Hopefully they’ll be introduced on key Southeastern … Continue reading
Our Bat & Ball correspondent, Keith Alderman, has now retired. However, when Thameslink allow him, he’s making good use of his Senior Railcard!
Delay Repay Claims; total 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 inclusive = £113.09
(Southeastern £45.40, Thameslink £28.50, South West Railway £12.40, Southern £1.10, Virgin £25.69)
This month’s delays: total 112 minutes, Southeastern 109, Thameslink 3Continue reading
An update on National Rail Enquiries issue that I mentioned last month concerning the off-peak fare of £24.55 being valid on the 09.21 departure from Bat & Ball to Harwich International arriving at 12.17. National Rail Customer Services have confirmed … Continue reading
When I collected some Advance Purchase tickets at Bat & Ball recently a rail replacement bus service stopped outside the station. The display screen on the front of the bus showed a graphic of a steam locomotive and the following … Continue reading
Delay Repay Claims; total 1 January 2018 to 30 November 2018 inclusive = £104.19
(Southeastern £36.50, Thameslink £28.50, South West Railway £12.40, Southern £1.10, Virgin £25.69). One claim outstanding, one under dispute about amount paid.
This month’s delays: total 110 minutes, Southeastern 101, Thameslink 9.Continue reading
I have recently been buying some Advance Purchase tickets for travel in February. Interestingly, travel from Bat & Ball via Sevenoaks to my required destinations has not been offered, although it has been available via Blackfriars.Continue reading