Posts Tagged ‘ west coast line ’

How many civil servants does it take to run a railway?

Oct 7th, 2012 | By

Judging by the absolute mess that the government has got itself in this week by revealing that there were flaws in the bidding system, a lot more officials are needed than we had. Or a few who know what they are doing.



Of airports and trains, politicians and brains…

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

This morning the Transport Secretary, Justine Greening has gathered media coverage by the shedload. Firstly she suggested that the appointment of First Group to run the west coast rail line would go ahead and secondly that there would be no u-turn on a third runway at Heathrow.