Taplow train users call for better services
Rail users in Taplow say they have
seen little improvement with the new train timetable and are sick of the station
Taplow Rail Users Group are making
fresh calls for the return of a Sunday service after the publication of First
Great Western's timetable earlier this month and are disappointed to see that weekday train services have been slashed.
Jon Willmore, chairman of Taplow
Rail Users Group, said: "There is a crying need for Sunday services to be
restored at Taplow."
"We are obviously also very
disappointed at a net loss of two weekday services from Taplow, which
involves three morning services to London being lost," he
But he added: "On the positive side,
there is a glimmer of comfort in the provision of an extra mid-evening commuter
train from London to Taplow and we are pleased that the
overall service pattern has been tweaked so that it provides a slightly more
A spokesman from First Great Western
encouraged rail users to give feedback and added that the process of organising
next year's December timetable begins next month.
"We have a very diverse customer
base all with different needs and we have to balance that with a very
complicated rail network. We are not the only users of it and we have to
negotiate for access.
He added: "It's very difficult to
make everyone happy at the same time but we are