Tag Archives: Network Rail

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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Groundhog day in Parliament


Seven days ago I wrote about how Sussex MPs have been asking questions in Parliament, each of which is estimated to cost us all, £164 on the same subject and getting the same answer over many months. The first question … Continue reading

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The need for a major breakthrough


The idea that our railway services are in chaos is hardly a radical statement. Anyone who lives in the Southern Rail area would not need to be persuaded of that argument, and this morning the Argus newspaper carries the story … Continue reading

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Where did the £20m go-via


Tracking the accounts from one organisation to another is never easy. Companies account for their businesses using different annual periods and yesterday at work we discovered that one of our suppliers even deals with its transactions on what they call … Continue reading

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Will Network Rail come good?


This morning there is an article in the Guardian which suggests that Network rail will come good on many years of unmet challenges for their disabled passengers, whilst their budget is being cut in the areas concerned. So assuming that … Continue reading

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Travelling, but not in style


Last week I got caught up in the travel chaos on the Brighton Mainline due to a signaling failure in Purley, it led to the journey to Victoria taking three-hours. When I arrived at my destination where I was due to give a talk on … Continue reading

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