Posts Tagged ‘ Network Rail ’

European Year of Rail

Jan 4th, 2021 | By

I remember travelling on many grubby trains. I and many other regular train travellers would like to know how clean they really are

Anorther reminder of the fourteenth century

Apr 7th, 2020 | By

Could it be fanciful to suggest that the cave was used during another pandemic time for some purpose?

Free toilets may cause anti-social behaviour

Aug 11th, 2019 | By

What is it about the users of toilets at Glasgow Central that is so different from those – a mile or so away – at Glasgow Queen Street?

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?

Travelling on Southern

Jun 22nd, 2016 | By

The Southern problems need resolution. How about it loses 30% of their train operating rights and that is given to an open access operator so that they can provide a rival service with rival pricing?

End of year rail disruption

Dec 23rd, 2015 | By

Without fail, Network Rail and the companies plan timetables akin to Sunday services and schedule engineering works that mean unbelievable disruption at a time when festive bonhomie is supposed to ride high.

Rail strikers ruin our bank holiday

May 15th, 2015 | By

Am I exaggerating? Will a national railway strike starting at 5pm on our bank holiday weekend next May really ruin it?

Faster trains, Fewer Planes?

Aug 27th, 2009 | By

Network rail announced an idea for a new high speed train route that would travel from London and linking Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Birmingham could be reached in 46 minutes, Liverpool in 83, Manchester in 66, Glasgow in 136 and Edinburgh in 129.