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This week I and about 15 others experienced the ridiculous situation of being advised by our Arriva Trains Wales guard on a delayed service into Cardiff Central that our First Great Western train to Portsmouth was waiting on platform 0, only to see it waved off as we ran up to the platform ramp (15 commuters who are not that fit make plenty of noise doing this and are not easily overlooked).
A STRIKE by workers at First Great Western (FGW) will disrupt services today after talks failed to resolve a row over new trains.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Train workers from First Great Western, a British train company that provides commuter and suburban services, went on strike on Sunday against the introduction of new trains.
Hitachi has secured the deal to replace the 40-year-old trains on the First Great Western route with rolling stock that is more powerful, greener and more efficient than the existing fleet.
It calls on First Great Western to "think again and reach a negotiated settlement with the unions".
Staff are planning to strike from Thursday, July 9 to the morning of Saturday, July 11, the latest in a row with First Great Western over jobs following on from the introduction of new Hitachi Inter-City trains.
Convicted paedophile Gerard Lynch was undergoing training as a train manager, or guard, with First Great Western company in the UK.
She wanted to use her own decaf teabag as there were none available from the catering service on the First Great Western train from Cardiff to Bournemouth.
THE RAILWAY: FIRST GREAT WESTERN Channel 5, 8pm As this insightful series continues, this episode sees the holiday season in full swing in Cornwall, which means there are 1,000 passengers coming through the St Ives branch line every hour.
On a day when members of the RMT union picketed Newcastle's Central Station to call for the line to remain in public hands transport think tank, Transport for Quality of Life, found payments from Directly Operated Railways have significantly outstripped those paid by privately operated First Great Western and Virgin West Coast.
First Great Western, a UK based railway company, has hailed the UK government's decision to include the Western section of East West Rail (EWR) in a strategy for transport.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-February 20, 2012-The Cloud to provide WiFi at UK's First Great Western rail network(C)1994-2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.