Dodgy Norman’s Great Western Train Fault and Maintenance Mayhem!

Norman battles missing staff for the title of Worst FGW WTF Factor. Services disrupted by broken down or faulty trains.

Thankfully breakdowns are very rare! Norman is working very hard to ensure everything runs like clockwork!

Or perhaps not! NORRMANN!

Just hit it with a hammer!

Rumour has it that Dodgy Norman has bought shares in The Big Yellow And Black Tape Company!


Lights out? Make a note of this, but it’s sure not to come up again in 2014, honest!

Let it be noted, the volume of overcrowding complaints on that very night. Does it sound like a national shortage of rolling stock? It certainly does! Chooooo choooooo!

A national shortage of rolling stock is causing the overcrowding, Tim. Not the faulty lighting, and certainly not the heavy maintenance programme!

Whoops! It couldn’t possibly be the same train! Could it?

30, 40, or 50 years old, Damon, it’s Theseus’s Paradox! AKA Trigger’s Broom. We’re pretty sure nothing remains of the original trains at this point, apart from sandwich crumbs from an ad-hoc 1972 picnic!

It couldn’t possibly be that same train, could it?


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