Category Archives: Network Rail

Something does need fixing Cressida


As this news report explains, the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Cressida Dick is defending her organisation from an attempt by the London Mayor to try to merge it with the City of London Police Force and the BTP. As … Continue reading

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The South East will miss the train


Some people living in the North of England don’t fully appreciate the distinction between the two Cross Rail projects and EuroRail and the creaking transport infrastructure elsewhere in the South of England. By the same token some in the South … Continue reading

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An effective penny pincher?


A red topped newspaper which is quite rightly banned from my home city of Liverpool and a number of football stadia across the UK printed a story on Saturday on the penny pinching behaviour of the Chairman of Network Rail. … Continue reading

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Keep campaigners away from Grayling


A recent exchange took place in the House of Commons focused on the need to improve the rail service that currently begins in Uckfield and ends in the London area. On 13th July Nusrat Ghani, MP for Wealden asked Chris … Continue reading

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Good news for train travellers in Sussex?


There are some positive items of good news that have emerged from Parliament in the last few days, which are worthy of mention and demand a bit of additional nudging. Good news for travellers on the Brighton Mainline?  Last week a … Continue reading

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Seven months and still no change


At the end of September last year I wrote about a question asked in Parliament by a Sussex MP and what I considered to be a rather ineffectual response from a Government Minister, Paul Maynard who is the MP for Blackpool … Continue reading

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Warren Morgan and his train-set up


The following blog was published this morning in the Argus Newspaper in their opinion piece slot: Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton and Hove Council has suggested that the Southern rail franchise, currently being mismanaged by Govia Thameslink Railway be passed … Continue reading

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