Merry Christmas Trainspotters!

Merry Christmas Trainspotters!

As it is soon to be the season of goodwill to all persons (though I bet there aren’t many women trainspotters) and seeing that the HS2 project has been getting a bit of a caning recently, I would like to take the opportunity to give a Christmas gift to the small...
Trains On The Telly and More…

Trains On The Telly and More…

Several new television series are to be aired in 2017, capitalising on the great popularity of train and property programmes that have now overtaken antique and cookery in television viewing figures. Monday evening’s “I Used To Be a Politician Check Out...
High Speed Train – Moving Very Slowly

High Speed Train – Moving Very Slowly

So that’s why Kirby left was it? At 3/4 of a million quid a year, it certainly wasn’t because he needed a pay rise to keep up with the household bills now was it? Phase one, linking London to the West Midlands won’t be finished until December 2027,...

Breaking News: The poor have all the money!

Have you ever wondered why… The telly is always full of programs about benefit claimants? Why the senior executives of Britain’s largest companies have had to have annual wage increases of up to 50%, while most people have had below-inflation wage rises?...

Hyde and Seek

Today the new members of the HS2 Select Committee appeared in the Chilterns, on a fact finding mission… or at least that was the idea. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, allegedly no stranger to things “country”, ventured out from the Cotswolds, together with...

Adonis says it’s over

According to Andrew Adonis (City AM Opinion article) the debate for HS2 is over, or at least that is what the headline states. However, he seems less sure a paragraph later when he declares that, “the high-speed line from London to the Midlands and the North, is...