First Great Western Sorry for Rugby Train Chaos

image Courtesy of Network Rail

First Great Western have apologised to passengers for their underestimation of passenger numbers travelling to Cardiff for the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.

There were some reports by passengers of people sleeping on the luggage racks, comparing the conditions to that of livestock.

The company did say that there were no capacity constraints for passengers travelling from Bristol to the Millennium Stadium for Ireland v Canada game, despite passengers leaving later that was advised.

Bristol Parkway, Swindon, Reading and Paddington were all busier than usual.

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