Category Archives: Network Rail

Tim seems to be in no mans land


On the 18th July Tim Loughton the MP for East Worthing, Shoreham and (so my friend Chris feels included) Sompting too! raised a matter in the House of Commons on the way in which Govia Thamselink Railways are performing in … Continue reading

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Govia Thameslink Railways supporters change their minds, again!


Looking back over the debates in the House of Commons that took last week it seems as though at least two MPs in Sussex who only two weeks earlier had voted to support Chris Grayling and allow GTR to retain … Continue reading

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Arundel MP predicts 2018 Sussex Bonfire themes


A few days ago I wrote a blog which was also published in the Argus newspaper that focused on the shocking decision by most Tory Sussex MPs to vote to retain the Govia Thameslink Railway franchise and support their friend … Continue reading

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I hope you have a good journey


For anyone on a train or about to head off to a station, travelling to work or to a place of entertainment, I hope that your journey is a good one. You may be interested to know that according to … Continue reading

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Brexit and Trains – Two major failings of our Government


The significance of the next two days in Parliament seems huge to those people who are still feeling engaged and concerned about the process of leaving or remaining in the European Union. Writing as someone who believes our departure will … Continue reading

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When will Parliament step up to the footplate?


The theory that the House of Commons is supposed to act in a manner that holds the Government to account was shown to be rather lacking following the 82 minute debate which took place on Monday over ‘Rail Timetabling’. The … Continue reading

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A strange question from a local MP


This image is from ‘They work for You’ which publishes transcripts from Parliament whenever an MP speaks. Henry Smith asked this on Wednesday and he appears to be suggesting that Southern Water could have done a better job of protecting … Continue reading

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