The train ran to time most of the way. It then left Birmingham Moor Street two minutes early, arriving at Snow Hill seven minutes ahead of the public timetable.
That's good, though I would have preferred a lie in! With that sort of timekeeping, I could have caught a later train.
The trip back to rural Buckinghamshire was hassle free.
Coming back, a huge number of people boarded the train at Bicester North. Most had obviously been to Bicester Village, for their dose of designer retail therapy.
Chiltern Railways must be raking in the dosh on the route between London Marylebone and Bicester North.