Tag: rail

News

717s

Great Northern, who operate the trains on my daily commute, have just introduced some brand new Class 717 rains. These have been long in...

Misc

Reclaiming Additional Industry Compensation from Thameslink/Great Northern

If you get the train regularly, you may know that 2018 has not been the rail industry’s finest year. In particular, there was the...

Misc

Rail v Road During Holidays: Compare and Contrast

The above press release dropped into my inbox the other day.* It’s from Highways England, and is of the sort that is regularly...

Misc

Rail Fares: Who’d Benefit From Cutting Them?

Today, most of the country went back to work, or at least began to return judging by the generally quiet commute I had today. But a new...

Misc

Govia Thameslink Railways – Closing All Ticket Offices

I like to think I’m fairly on the ball. I pay attention to what’s happening, and that includes transport issues. So I was a bit...

Photography

The Flying Scotsman

I caught The Flying Scotsman at Finsbury Park this morning as it came through on Platform 7. It was being followed by at least four...

Photography

My Favourite Railway Sign

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