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  • Tojo_Ralph
    Tojo_Ralph Posts: 8,373 Forumite
    edited 6 February 2010 at 4:43PM
    MSE_Adam wrote: »
    Trains typically depart from the same platform for the same journey each week. I know, for example, that my 1830 train home departs from platform 9. As the train is always fully-occupied, getting a seat is a priority. So, I go through the barriers and onto the platform and train before it gets officially announced, thus securing a seat. Just be aware and listening out for announcements to double-check you’re on the right train!

    I'm sorry, but I do sometimes wonder just how dense MSE Towers think their target audience are?

    I appreciate that there might be a degree of pressure to produce blogs, but quality over quantity should be the rule.
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  • Porcupine
    Porcupine Posts: 682 Forumite
    Sometimes the departure platforms are available on the internet before they show on the departure boards (usually because the train is being prepared for service). So if you have internet on your phone, have a look at a site that uses the National Rail data feed, such as NR itself, http://livetrains.co.uk/ or http://m.traintimes.org.uk/live
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