Thursday 20th September The Westminster Parliament’s Transport Select Committee have been inviting comments for their Inquiry into the health of the bus market. As Monday’s closing date for feedback is … Continue Reading Feeling healthy on the bus?
Tomorrow is the last day to give feedback for the Rail Delivery Group’s review of rail fares with the aim of making them much easier to understand. They’ve produced a … Continue Reading Seven steps to simpler rail fares. Sorted.
I won’t say I remember it as if it was yesterday, as that really would be an exaggeration but it seems impossible to believe today marks the 50th anniversary of … Continue Reading LT’s reshaping began 50 years ago today
Today is the last day to make your views known to the DfT if you’d like to see changes made for the next Cross Country franchise due to begin in … Continue Reading All Change for Cross Country
That’s a headline to grab your attention for sure. And it’s true; for those of us on the Brighton line and travel off peak into Victoria. GTR have announced from … Continue Reading 72% increase in train fares from Saturday
An accolade for Arriva. They’re had a rethink and in a turnaround of customer service contact policy reinstated the 0345 phone line on their website. Never let it be said … Continue Reading Love a good natter.
I’ve just spent a brilliant few days enjoying the scenery in an area stretching from Gloucestershire through mid Wales to Swansea. The Black Mountains, the Forest of Dean, the Brecon … Continue Reading Ticket for a tenner
Followers of this blog, my twitter timeline and various magazine articles I’ve written will know I’m a bit of a sceptic about the current fashion for App-A-Ride, the modern day … Continue Reading Are App-A-Rides viable?
‘We want a mobility ecosystem that delivers seamless intermodal transportation faster, cheaper, cleaner, more responsive and safer than today. This will be enabled by open data on fares and journeys … Continue Reading Open data? Let’s get the basics right first.
Jeremy Corbyn: “With fares rising above inflation, passenger numbers falling and services being cut, does the Prime Minister accept her failure on yet another public service: the buses?” Theresa May: … Continue Reading How those PMQs should have gone…..
Thursday. And it’s Day 4 of Catch The Bus Week 2018. How’s the fun all going for you? Got on a bus yet? If the traditional embarrassed-men-in-suits-plus-a-few-women launch photo in … Continue Reading How’s Catch The Bus Week for you?
There’s been a bit of a spat on Twitter over the last 48 hours about whether motorists can be persuaded to use buses in the same way they’re enticed to … Continue Reading Motorists on buses
Here’s something new. A place for mini travelogues and bus and train comment. Where there’s space for more than just 280 characters; follow me as I tweet on the road … Continue Reading Welcome