>> 30 minutes late ...
>> I’ve sat on planes on the tarmac for an hour recently waiting for push back
>> and didn’t expect any compo.
>> You’re not serious ?
>> Initially I thought you were. Silly me.
Why not claim? If you can't run a train on a line that's dedicated to you within half an hour of schedule, you should damn well have to pay compensation to the passengers, especially given the cost of the tickets.
It can be exploited though. I used to book tickets with a 5 minute connection at York, rely on the train being a bit late (as it invariably was) and do the delay repay claim while having a coffee in Costa while waiting for the next train. It extended the journey by 25 minutes, but was worth it to save £120.
Last edited by: Fursty Ferret on Mon 22 May 23 at 09:15