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AshValeCommuter @AshValeCommuter Stuck in the daily congestion

Ash Vale to Aldgate. Aldgate to Ash Vale. Repeat.

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Joined Twitter 6/20/18


Train arrived 9 minutes late at Waterloo. Not a word from the guard. Absolutely nothing. Why was the 07:39 from… https://t.co/QptpYi1hcj @hottuberrol No, I've checked and that setting is switched off. It's possible to switch off all messages, but I wa… https://t.co/NujxN8FpUm
2/27
2020
Does anyone know if it is possible to switch off emails from recruiters on LinkedIn? I'm getting so many irrelevant jobs being sent to me. @wroberts291 @fathorseharry @RMTunion The same can happen when there is a guard dispatching the train:… https://t.co/z4GSVf8sSQ @wroberts291 @fathorseharry @RMTunion If driver only trains are so unsafe, why aren't the union pressing the govern… https://t.co/N099sYXNQA @SteveBreave Card charges are now normally a percent of the sale amount. That's the reason lots of smaller stores… https://t.co/KYApvKddYC @SteveBreave Can't remember. Think it was about three years ago when a tradesman insisted on cash after initially… https://t.co/4YOAIl2DTxInteresting to see #ProtectCash trending. I actually can't remember the last time I used cash to pay for anything… https://t.co/LiGU5dJSR3 @GeorgiaLeish @WhichUK @hmtreasury You can make withdrawals from most bank accounts at Post Office branches. So he… https://t.co/b7LAT8ugdR @SW_unHELPful @networkrail I use these things quite regularly when I do non-commuting journeys. They have a small… https://t.co/Twzd0Z2GaT
2/26
2020
Colleague: "yay, we get an extra day this year, isn't that great" Me: "you have to work an extra day compared to la… https://t.co/tGxFaDYPI3 @Tone_h2 @Annalouise_T @WHS_Carpet @Morrisons Because the bus fare / petrol / parking / whatever probably costs mor… https://t.co/nkX0YtE5G8 @RockysNerdSpace @SarumWest I didn't take this photo, hence the link rather than uploading it to Twitter
2/25
2020
@ShellyBelly5001 It's still there, but you need to be a member of the passenger action group to see itFor anyone who wants photographic proof of the contempt some railway staff have for their paying customers, check o… https://t.co/dm2N4Ow1PM @David_Hingley 😂 @kg_se10 Raffles in Chelsea @ASimpleProgram1 @SW_Help Broken down train at Vauxhall
2/24
2020
@LongSiberia Raffles in Chelsea @sw_bingo It's a shame you didn't have "rail replacement bus pulled over by police" on this week's card 😆 https://t.co/GGcjDm5Ghj @PaulBRoberts @SarumWest You're basically paying to hang out with so called celebrities and avoid the riff raff @SarumWest £320 is literally just for Grey Goose vodka (I'm assuming that's a bottle). Cheapest champagne is about… https://t.co/3Q6McAFaR6Definitely going to decline. This ain't the place for me. I'm *a lot* more comfortable down 'spoons with a two quid pint of Doom Bar."In principle, if you don't feel like you could be in the pages of a fashion magazine, you probably aren't polished… https://t.co/DtjmVZELwWI've been invited to an event at a nightclub in London where the cheapest alcoholic drink is £320. Considering remortgaging my home 🤨
2/23
2020
@Jack46562503 @WAeonghus @mac123_m It's not a case of "if". That will be the case. We revert to the same agreemen… https://t.co/YplOmMptN3 @WAeonghus @Catheri22274003 @mac123_m Access will be on exactly the same basis as Irish citizens. Same arrangement… https://t.co/WOocs43kTe @Catheri22274003 @WAeonghus @mac123_m Of course you can't get an Irish passport unless you are Irish, but British c… https://t.co/QzmY5B7n7C @WAeonghus @mac123_m Yes, they will. The Republic of Ireland does not treat British Citizens as foreign. They hav… https://t.co/ITq6ATxdRC @Phill143 @_nancymartin @SW_Help It doesn't even need to be a SWR journey. I think the cheapest season ticket is b… https://t.co/8RSaD0wWf9
2/22
2020
@cmccrudden @dhughesmusician Or use a dirty one from the cupboard. Previously owned by someone who left the civil service in 1974. @cmccrudden @dhughesmusician "Mismatched mugs". Have you ever been to a government office? Mugs aren't provided,… https://t.co/Gw0wcvGiwi @DarthGore @swtrains_watch I read that paragraph as them trying to say you won't even get a full day's refund on so… https://t.co/68TTVwNwyaI've just noticed this little gem on the SWR December compo page: "Depending on the origin, destination and route… https://t.co/xJO0jrSXde @SW_Help @BTPSurrey The staircase at Ash Vale stinks of weed (makes a change from urine). Any chance of an evening… https://t.co/7UIPJjlWBw @2nd_place I just took a very long time to find my ticket. You could see the levels of frustration on his face inc… https://t.co/aH5YtxKMylToday's guard had the audacity to check tickets whilst crawling at snails pace between Vauxhall and Waterloo. No m… https://t.co/YHb07OFzIm
2/21
2020
@hammerdivone @PaulCliftonBBC Looking forward to there being no seats left at Ash Vale and Brookwood each morning.… https://t.co/oeS9pV4di0Don't you just love it when railway staff refer to customers as "you lot" in a passenger oriented Facebook group?… https://t.co/AaYfyJiii4 @SWRstrike Me (photos only though)! I photograph every ticket immediately after buying it. Then there's no need t… https://t.co/bQqnpLfKgn @astronought @SW_Help @swtrains_watch Presumably they are looking for something in particular, e.g. those without t… https://t.co/Wduf2UT0cP @ASimpleProgram1 @swtrains_watch I'm impressed. Very, very impressed. Normally they'd just try to ensure the trai… https://t.co/mJiHjcX28u @ASimpleProgram1 @swtrains_watch Be wary of this. When they've done that before, the signaller still put us on the… https://t.co/t1HpKXacvx
2/20
2020
@ChrisGrose2 @swtrains_watch @SW_Help @railandroad @TransportFocus @GrumpNow @SWRants3 @chrisloder @AJRichardsonMPhttps://t.co/0XsJW4iIcFThere's free Baxter's soup being given out on the concourse at Waterloo. Near platforms 9 and 10.
2/19
2020
If you travelled on Oyster (pay as you go or season ticket), download your travel history NOW. The TfL website onl… https://t.co/SxVoGi7dhK @charliejoseph24 @SW_Help Especially when someone who bought 3/4 weeklies, or a monthly, or has an annual season ti… https://t.co/XxZEbDDMo5 @sw_bingo I've found similar in the past. Flew from Stansted to Edinburgh/Glasgow several times for £60 return. C… https://t.co/zV4go4196q @SW_Help @nforcerrdc Your ticket machines and ticket offices don't give a receipt by default for cash purchases. W… https://t.co/IkPSuKLEMGInformation on compensation (refunds) for the December strikes is now available: https://t.co/XOvo5wQQym TLDR: up… https://t.co/zoLqkL6qgg
2/18
2020
@TheWazzock @TheeBlip @20Rothmans @kylethomaswest Nevertheless, ITV don't see a penny of the licence fee @TheWazzock @TheeBlip @20Rothmans @kylethomaswest That's merely a quirk in the system. BBC collects the money, han… https://t.co/YXDz2Zn3CK @TheWazzock @TheeBlip @20Rothmans @kylethomaswest The licence fee goes solely towards the BBC services, so why shou… https://t.co/XXqPpfqD5r @TheWazzock @TheeBlip @20Rothmans @kylethomaswest Nothing I said was incorrect. If you want to watch ITV on a TV a… https://t.co/b5Gf052qJZ @TheWazzock @TheeBlip @20Rothmans @kylethomaswest But you have to pay to watch any TV channel that isn't the BBC.… https://t.co/0qIK9AhZfc @NetworkRailLBG @Se_Railway Thank you for the detailed reply 👍 @SW_Help 07:39 from Ash Vale to Waterloo had no heating again today. Different unit from last week. Why are so ma… https://t.co/0GLIULzQdS
2/17
2020
@NetflixUK Tried on a fifth email address. Second credit card worked. Finally. @NetflixUK Even PayPal comes up with the same error. @NetflixUK Tried a third email address. Now getting this error, regardless of card. https://t.co/QILuzJY9Q1 @NetflixUK I've been trying to restart my subscription since yesterday afternoon. Keep getting this error. Tried… https://t.co/LjvBn0vMvl
2/16
2020
@British_Airways Do you still allow hand baggage only passengers to check in their hand baggage before security at Heathrow and Gatwick? @SW_unHELPful @SW_Help I've got my calendar set to auto-decline anything before 9:30am due to SWR. Fortunately fle… https://t.co/P9LVahXySK
2/15
2020
@SWFailway It's up. Two floors up. 😁Turns out I've been to 27 countries (most in the last six years). Still not been to every EU country yet though.… https://t.co/8QfJ0Z0qkMPost holiday blues, so checked my calendar. Going on holiday (yes, again 😆) in less than four weeks time. That's… https://t.co/yeLEH8lCzCNow I've found them on the "South Western Railway Passenger Action Group" Facebook page. Definitely not a passenge… https://t.co/AXJoUfSE9cWhen you discover one of your neighbours is a SWR guard and RMT union member... 🙊Who schedules meetings for 4pm on a Friday? 🤬
2/14
2020
@SW_Help @SouthernRailUK Is it acceptable to use an Ash Vale to Brighton ticket (routed not via London) via Havant… https://t.co/coKmxtp8arBargain on Valentine’s Day cards at Asda. Assuming you are planning to send more than one.... https://t.co/AXnL5r9E2h
Retweeted by AshValeCommuter @Se_Railway a large number of new CCTV cameras (I think they are facial recognition) have been installed at London… https://t.co/eNQWb8VUxD07:39 Ash Vale to Waterloo had no heating on such a cold day. Everyone wearing outdoor coats, several wearing glov… https://t.co/hEpPPvGEGx
2/13
2020
@mrno1r @StuartMahoney1 @swtrains_watch @SW_Help You can signup for ADR and still make additional manual claims for… https://t.co/QseiABCVsq @sw_bingo @SW_Help It's not the first time that one of these events has been short formed. Almost like they make a habit of it.Because they went to the wrong station? Looks more like Guildford than the advertised Woking! https://t.co/faxKUxyPEH
2/12
2020
@AuditorsReality @swtrains_watch @SW_Help I have the opposite problem. Several times they've suggested I can aligh… https://t.co/qSw3nv2roLFor your consideration; What to do, if you're a wheelchair user on a train, it's your stop, your ramp has not sho… https://t.co/XHB7cYEJZT
Retweeted by AshValeCommuter @sw_bingo Because someone was offered that job in the Victorian era and the RMT won't accept modernisation?
2/11
2020
@NSE_Latchmere I've very quickly learnt that's just how Czech beer is served. At £1.50 per pint(ish), I can't really complain.Cheers 🍻 (Back on my travels again after being back home for less than three weeks) https://t.co/o471GHr2Cz
2/8
2020
When you're on a conference call and all you can hear is someone crunching salad 😤
2/7
2020
@DiggerPup @swtrains_watch @SW_Help Someone I know who works for SWR told me it was a SPAD (signal passed at danger… https://t.co/bRwe7JhDBo @SW_Help @Se_Railway That's what she tried blaming me for not doing. The brightness was as high as it will go.Moral of the story: don't use e-tickets, stick with paper. They're a lot of hassle and Southeastern don't even hav… https://t.co/DcDRYu9YcRMy e-ticket isn't working the barriers today. Really rude woman at the Waterloo @SW_Help gateline tries blaming me… https://t.co/5Y3duyNgcS
2/6
2020
@SW_Help announcer at Waterloo says delays were due to "an earlier incident on the railway network which has caused… https://t.co/TY8F1hly5r
2/5
2020
@SlimController @swtrains_watch Both 15-30 minutes. I know they cap the "compensation" at the cost of the ticket,… https://t.co/pfhrxcbN9wHas anyone else made two delay repay claims on a return ticket (once for each direction), but had one of them rejec… https://t.co/Cec39OqXtu @ASimpleProgram1 They mixed things around in the December timetable change. That train previously sat in the depot… https://t.co/n9bj9xdtlm @JollyGood02 Yeah, I'm hoping their franchise will end sooner than 38 years time. @TheRangeUK staff in your Aldershot store mentioned they'd be selling Iceland food soon. Do you have a date when this will start?Apparently Mark Hopward/Hopwood is on an apprenticeship at @SW_Help, according to his LinkedIn 🤔 https://t.co/AEam2lhM0L @ASimpleProgram1 So glad I'm sat in bed. Seem to have been quite lucky recently. @lovepeterlove Yes, you can. Southeastern have their own scheme, so you have to claim from them directly. Starts at 15 minutes delay.Looks like a good day to WFH again. Multiple track circuit failures at Wimbledon, and no trains at Waterloo East.
2/4
2020
@sw_bingo It all looks a bit 70s in there. No wonder everything is going wrong all the time. @kevinlamouchi @Xennia79 @FensiveOlly I do and I have a TV Licence. There have been times in the past when I haven… https://t.co/UAjWVH7jN2 @kevinlamouchi @Xennia79 @FensiveOlly What hassle? If you don't watch live TV, then why buy a licence that you don't need? @Xennia79 @FensiveOlly You get a threatening letter every month if you don't pay. They don't actually take any act… https://t.co/DjwCTp5MuZ
2/3
2020

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