Tag Archives: South West Trains

Save Our Guards

23/8/14 Richmond – Norbiton – Kingston – Richmond All the significant National Rail stations have staff on duty. Sometimes this is only in the ticket office or during certain peak hours, or on many smaller stations, no staff at all. … Continue reading

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Beatboxing in the Sun

7/8/14 Richmond – Waterloo – return actual return Waterloo – Mortlake Lovely warm sunny day, and tickets to the Udderbelly festival on the South Bank means another SouthWest trains journey. The outward journey from Richmond to Waterloo at lunchtime was … Continue reading

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Long, Hot Summer

16/07/14 Richmond – Vauxhall – Return Come January when the wind is blowing and it’s dark by the middle of the afternoon I need someone to remind me of this entry reflecting on this long, glorious spell of hot days … Continue reading

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How it should be

11/7/14 Richmond – Waterloo – Return A gentle and pleasurable evening out at Skylon Southbank Festival Hall. All the trains ran on time, there were staff to put my on the train and I was met promptly at my destination. … Continue reading

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Staff staff everywhere, but not a one to help.

11/7/14 Richmond – Kingston – Return One thing you learn quite quickly when travelling on rails is where the demarcation of roles and responsibilities lies. For example, Drivers on the Overground are not allowed to use the ramps, and indeed … Continue reading

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Lift Hokey Cokey – Fun for all the family.

17/6/14 Richmond – Twickenham – Richmond Today was the quarterly meeting of the Richmond Mobility Forum, a group comprised of individuals, user groups, local authority representations and representatives of transport providers all with an interest in accessibility within the borough … Continue reading

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Hammersmith & the Impossible Ramp

31/5/14 Richmond – Hammersmith & Return. Est 15mins No, not the title of an obscure children’s book, but an update on the posts here & here, describing my issues over accessibility at Hammersmith. Since I last posted about this I’ve … Continue reading

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