Tag Archives: Network Rail

Lets help end the ‘Trouble on our Trains’


Last night on Channel 4 Dispatches the documentary showed some of the small number of very appalling men who attend football matches across the UK, using trains to get from home to the relevant football grounds and back again. One … Continue reading

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The need for an effective timetable


According to one of Philip Hammond’s predecessors (William Lowndes) ‘Take care of the pence; for the pounds will take care of themselves’. Sadly this sort of attitude does not sit well with our modern day Parliamentarians. Every time a written … 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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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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