I Hate First Great Western

This group is for anyone living in the area unfortunate enough to have to really on this train service to get them somewhere importent 2 People

    60 Minute Delays

    Monday 21st January. 60 minute delays during rush hour because of a signal failure at Hayes. 2 lines out of service so for a period of time there was no service in or out of London Paddington including services to Heathrow. Officially it was the fault of network rail but I was...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 21, 2013

    A Person Hit By A Train In Dawlish, Devon

    Wednesday 23rd January Services suspended between the south west and London Paddington. A person was hit by a train at Dawlish Station in Devon. The service is suspended between Exeter St David's and Newton Abbott. All lines are blocked. Always feel sorry for the driver in...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    Jan 23, 2013

    Major Signaling Problems

    Another bad day for FGW this time all through the morning rush hour services between Swindon and Chippenham where suspended with replacement bus services. Due to "major signalling problems at Swindon. People pay thousands of pounds a year if they commute in and out of London...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    Feb 28, 2013

    Delay By Stealth :)

    First let me say that the Sunday morning service is to start with scarce to say the least about 1 train every hour in the early morning then it slowly creeps towards every half hour by midday. We are at the station at about 10.30 for a train at 10.58. Then.at 10.55 it says due...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    Jul 14, 2013

    Signal Failure

    Wednesday 20th February 2013. I was ready to head into work and I got to the station and it said 15 minute delays and because of signal failure there was no service until further notice. Straight away I have to call work and say "I am going to be late because instead of a 25...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    Feb 20, 2013

    Signal Failure

    Thursday 31st January- So you wake up have a look at twitter and the FGW feed says "Good Morning, major disruption on the network" in short it was signal failure between Bath SPA and Chippenham means that all lines are blocked and services are being diverted via Westbury adding...
    Iain321 Iain321
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 31, 2013
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