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Archive for December 5th, 2007

I was supposed to get the 8.15 train from Perth to Glasgow today, but it had ‘failed’ outside Aberdeen and was therefore cancelled.

So I had to wait for the next one, which was the 8.40 to Glasgow, due to get in at 9.40, making me late for my meeting.   This train also came from Aberdeen, and was taking all the passengers it normally takes, PLUS all the passengers from the cancelled train.    So it was standing room only for the 65 miles.    Not pleasant, and there was no room to even open a paper – and no windows to open to let the fug out slightly.

Scotrail run these pathetically short trains a mere three carriages long between the cities in Scotland.    

The train back was good, and on time.    I am just so glad I don’t have to commute into a city every day.

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