Posts Tagged ‘ National Express ’

Let’s re-think trains

May 17th, 2018 | By

How many more debacles must we face before a complete re-think on how we run railways is undertaken?



Saturday snippets: April 29th 2017

Apr 29th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

A museum of ice-cream, another about Dr Seuss, Bexit, being a gin ambassador and new flights to Russia attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Postcard from Argentina: part five

Mar 13th, 2016 | By

Kaye’s constant quest for adventure has taken her back to Argentina – the land of gauchos, glaciers, football, tango and beef



The Significance of 15

Nov 14th, 2009 | By

This weekend two events are taking place, neither of which will probably affect the train passenger. The significance may only be transitory but significant it is. One is the end of National Express on the east coast line up to Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland and the other is the birthday of Eurostar.
I use the east coast line a lot. According to my National Express account records, I have made 18 return trips so far this year to places both for business and pleasure.



Holidaying Using the Train

Jun 18th, 2009 | By

I’ve had a few days off so there has been has been less than usual posted.My break has been a bit unusual in that I have done it all by train. One thing it has taught me is that not many trains offer wifi free or otherwise. And having spent most of the time in remote parts of Scotland getting a signal has been a bit difficult as well. Why by train?Because a lot of us get to our destinations by train, be it the
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Trains Become No-Frills?

May 13th, 2009 | By

I write this as I travel on the National Express early morning service to Leeds. It’s not very busy in my coach despite the fact that all but 8 seats have little cards indicating they are reserved for parts or all of the journey.National Express have announced that, as from this weekend, they are going to charge a fiver return if you want to make sure you have a seat. Passenger Focus ha provided a quote saying this is not right and two union leaders
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