South West Trains: still crap

Posted by Tim Ireland at January 13, 2009

Category: Consume!

This entry was posted on
Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
at
10:50 pm and is filed
under Consume!.

I’d like you to meet Tom, who has started his own South West Trains diary. Good luck to you, Tom!

I should maybe restart with one of my own; on Monday I witnessed a train splitting and one half departing Guildford station without a shunter or platform guard present. I would’ve complained at the manager’s office, but it was empty.

The shunters were, according to a peeved driver, in the staff room playing Xbox or something; they certainly weren’t being held up on any of the other platforms or doing any work.

I called the SWT helpline… and they didn’t believe me!

Bunch. Of. Jobsworths.








2 Comments

  1. Dave Cole says

    SWT aren't as bad as GWR. If you're travelling from London to the south west, I thoroughly recommend Berry's Coaches – I use them frequently and they're really very good.

  2. D-Notice says

    … and they don't accept Oyster pay-as-you-go

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