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Commuter misery in verse

One commuter has turned to verse to sum up his experiences in recent weeks and sent the ditty in to the 'Have Your Say' section.

What's wrong with the service,what's all the fuss?
If there isn't a train we'll send you a bus!
Look down the track in vain for a train.
Lots of fresh air as you stand in the rain.

We're trying to get you a new time-table,
And Aesop is right now writing this fable.
Your journey is starting, why not take your car.
We'll start all our trains at dear Potters Bar.

And when you come home, please do not worry,
we'll lock all the station so no need to hurry.
Standing again, and wait in the rain,
It isn't our fault the staff all refrain.

If only you'd listen whoever you are,
Who run all the trains that avoid Potters Bar.
We all want to get to our work-place on time,
but think it is quicker if we walk up the line !

Tony Miller - Brookmans Park

November 23, 2000


Related news items
Services back to normal by March- November 23, 2000
Stranded at Potters Bar- November 22, 2000
Questions for Railtrack and WAGN- November 20, 2000
New emergency timetable delayed - November 18, 2000
Emergency timetable due soon - November 13, 2000
Trains services resume ahead of schedule - November 9, 2000
Text of letter from WAGN Railways - November 8, 2000
Emergency rail service until February 2000 - November 8, 2000
Emergency rail service to continue - November 8, 2000
Rail disruption until middle of month - November 2, 2000
Commuters suffer more misery - October 31, 2000
No trains for the rest of the month - October 24, 2000
Broken rail caused derailment - Railtrack - October 19, 2000
Station fencing plan challenged - April 3, 2000
Station: security concerns raised - February 19, 2000
Toughened glass for station shelters - February 12, 2000
Station renovations continue - Jan 29, 2000
Patrols to target rail vandals - Dec 2, 1999
New station shelter vandalised - Dec 1, 1999
New shelter for station - Nov 29, 1999
Station shelter - work underway - Nov 11, 1999
New waiting room to be built next week - Nov 11, 1999
Station facelift brought forward - Nov 4, 1999
Vandals target station waiting room - Nov 2, 1999
Local residents to meet Railtrack - Oct 15, 1999
Vandalism to track damages train - Sept 9
Railtrack invite feedback on station  -  Sept 5
Railtrack to tackle vandalism  -  August 23, 1999
New plans to beat vandals -  July 13, 1999
Crackdown on station vandalism -  July 9, 1999
Station face-lift hits buffers -  March 19, 1999
WAGN failures -  August 20, 1998
WAGN anger - July 12, 1998

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