HS2 Snow Business

The recent more traditional winters have brought snow to the South of England, which has proven to be too much for the High Speed rail system in Kent. Forget all the glitzy images of HS2 speeding through the Chiltern Hills, the high speed reality is far more likely to...

Unlawful isn’t awful

The government achieved a comprehensive victory over the English language last week, when it announced that the words “unlawful” and “unfair” should not suggest that they had in any way lost at the High Court. Transport spokesman Lois Price...

They will pay for their insolence!

A great victory has been declared by our political masters today, despite Lord Justice Ouseley having declared that the government’s proposed High Speed Two “Compensation Scheme for Blighted Properties”, was ”so unfair as to be unlawful”. Of the other...

Downfall of HS2

In view of escalating costs, a new think tank called “The Efficiency Challenge” group has been formed to reduce the cost of delivering the HS2 “engine for growth”. Only a Quango could think of a name like that, it sounds like a fun-run for...

Steeple Claydon may get Station.

Rumours are that a new station is to be built in Steeple Claydon, where the high-speed (HS2) railway line crosses the East West Rail line and this prospect has delighted extreme sport enthusiasts. While the East West trains are expected to stop at the station to allow...