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Paddington to Oxford and Newbury

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • Electrical Multiple Units (EMU) introduced
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced
  • a new ticket office concept
  • expanded car parks
  • station improvements
  • additional passenger assistance staff
  • interactive screens
  • improved journey information displays
  • public address infills

Oxford to Banbury

The benefits are:

  • station improvements
  • additional passenger assistance staff

Oxford to Worcester and Hereford

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • introduction of Class 800/801 trains
  • additional ticket machines
  • expanded car parks
  • expanded cycle parking provision
  • station improvements
  • additional passenger assistance staff
  • interactive screens
  • improved journey information displays

Paddington to Bristol and Swansea

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • introduction of Class 800/801 trains
  • new trains or upgraded high speed trains introduced
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced
  • new gatelines
  • extended gateline operating hours
  • a new ticket office concept
  • expanded car parks
  • station improvements
  • additional customer ambassadors
  • additional passenger assistance staff
  • interactive screens
  • improved journey information displays
  • public address infills

Paddington to Plymouth and Penzance

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • new trains or upgraded high speed trains introduced
  • Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • upgraded sleeper trains
  • sleeper lounge
  • new gatelines
  • additional ticket machines
  • a new ticket office concept
  • expanded car parks
  • expanded cycle parking provision
  • station improvements
  • additional customer ambassadors
  • additional passenger assistance staff
  • interactive screens
  • improved journey information displays
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Swindon to Cheltenham Spa

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • introduction of Class 800/801 trains
  • expanded car parks
  • station improvements
  • additional passenger assistance staff

Swindon to Westbury

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade

Reading to Gatwick Airport

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Reading to Basingstoke

The benefits are:

  • Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) introduced
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced

Brighton and Portsmouth to Cardiff

The benefits are:

  • Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Bristol to Cardiff

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • smart ticketing trial
  • expanded cycle parking provision

Bristol to Great Malvern

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • smart ticketing trial
  • expanded cycle parking provision
  • station improvements
  • improved customer information systems

Bristol to Severn Beach

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • smart ticketing trial
  • expanded cycle parking provision
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Bristol to Taunton

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • introduction of Class 800/801 trains
  • new trains or upgraded high speed trains introduced
  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • smart ticketing trial
  • expanded cycle parking provision
  • station improvements
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)
  • improved customer information systems

Bristol to Weymouth

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • expanded cycle parking provision
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Exeter to Exmouth

The benefits are:

  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • station improvements
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Exeter to Barnstaple

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade

Newton Abbot to Paignton

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from December 2018
  • new trains or upgraded high speed trains introduced
  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)
  • improved customer information systems

Plymouth to Gunnislake

The benefit is a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade.

Liskeard to Looe

The benefit is a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade.

Par to Newquay

The benefit is a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade.

Truro to Falmouth

The benefits are:

  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • additional ticket machines
  • expanded car parks
  • improved customer information systems

St Erth to St Ives

The benefits are:

  • a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) cascade
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)
  • improved customer information systems

West Ealing to Greenford

The benefits are an additional service per day from May 2017, and better connecting services at West Ealing

Slough to Windsor

The benefits are:

  • timetable improvements from May 2017 with further improvements from December 2018
  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) introduced
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Maidenhead to Marlow

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced
  • additional ticket machines
  • station improvements
  • closed circuit television (CCTV)

Twyford to Henley-on-Thames

The benefits are:

  • additional services from May 2017 and further extra services from December 2018
  • Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) introduced
  • South Eastern Flexible Ticketing introduced
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