Wednesday 18th August 2021 It’s always impressive to read corporate vision documents. You know the kind of thing. Glossy photos of staff helping smiling customers and paragraphs full of glowing … Continue Reading Committed to Customers?
Friday 16th July 2021 There are various ways to reach the Outer Hebrides (aka the Western Isles) by public transport from the south east of England. Travelling via Inverness then … Continue Reading To the Outer Hebrides, and back.
Monday 10th May 2021 It’s just over six months since the new station at Kintore reopened for business on 15th October 2020. I caught up with a visit today to … Continue Reading Kintore Station’s competitive edge
Saturday 20th March 2021 ‘Better’ is definitely the word of the week, and I’m not referring to the continued much welcome news of improving Covid infection, death and hospitalisation levels … Continue Reading Week 11: Better
Tuesday 17th December 2019 A second new station on Britain’s rail network opened on Sunday (in addition to Warrington West which I visited yesterday). This one’s at Robroyston, located north … Continue Reading Robroyston reopens after 63 years
Wednesday 17th July 2019 It’s been a bucket list ambition for a few years. Travel to mainland Britain’s most north westerly point at Cape Wrath and visit by far the … Continue Reading Britain’s remotest bus terminus
Thursday 6th June 2019 It may not rank as high as the West Highland Line, the Kyle of Lochalsh Line or the Far North Line in the great Scottish Scenic … Continue Reading A day in Stranraer and The Rhins
Friday 3rd May 2019 Finding myself in Glasgow at 7.30am yesterday morning (after my inaugural Caledonian Sleeper Mark 5 journey) I thought it would be an opportunity to continue the … Continue Reading Breich, Borders, Bike Buses and Berwick
Monday 18th March 2019 During my initial trip on a brand new Class 800 train when they began running between Paddington and Bristol/Cardiff at the end of 2017 my first … Continue Reading Long live the HST