Posts Tagged ‘ airline fares ’

Banning some domestic flights

Oct 11th, 2021 | By

Perhaps what we need is someone from a low cost airline running the trains and imposing their business ideas on the rail network.



The high cost of travel

Jul 9th, 2014 | By

The Office of National Statistics revealed that rail fares had risen sharply, yet motoring and air travel costs had declined.

Yet to the passenger this doesn’t seem right.



Trains versus Planes

Apr 25th, 2011 | By

Some days ago I wrote that I couldn’t remember the last time we had such a good weather forecast for an Easter holiday. It has turned out that this has been the warmest Easter since 1949. So many of us have been out and about making the most of it. Car mostly but for longer journeys the train has been answer. The number of people heading out of Paddington on Thursday night to the west country or out of Kings Cross or Euston to the north gave witness to that but was this the best way to go?