söndag 28 januari 2007

Passengers getting angry with South West Trains


Wessexs Soldiering On
Originally uploaded by juliang2006.

These trains, known as Plastic Pigs, were introduced in 1988. They have now been withdrawn and put into store. They may well be scrapped despite there being a sortage of carriages.

They have been replaced on the Bournemouth and Weymouth services by new Siemens class 444 trains, which passengers say are cramped and uncomfortable. The seats are hard and the carriages are 14 cm narrower. In my view the class 444 units are amongst the best of the trains introduced for the privatised railways, but they are still not wonderful.

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Girl on A Train sa...

Not wonderful, but at least clean. Not enough leg room though!

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