Car hits Cyclist, Cyclist hits Car – who dies?

Without doubt the cycle has been the best transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? Without doubt the car has been the worst transport system invention the World has ever seen, hasn’t it? The very worst thing done in the United Kingdom (and America) was to remove a hundred years ago the […]

Our British privatised railways – a dog’s dinner or the envy of the World?

    Last weekend, there was major chaos & disruption experienced by thousands of rail commuters at Kings Cross & Paddington, two of London’s biggest stations. This resulted from ‘overrunning engineering work’ undertaken by Network Rail over the Christmas break [NR run the infrastucture of rails and statione etc]. This is just another nail in the […]

What the heck have the politicians done to us and our Country? Destruction of the Railway system [3]

It’s full steam ahead for HS2 then. This unbelievably expensive (35£billion and rising?)) controversial, and high risk project is now coming down the tracks apparently. Hang on a minute; we are talking about getting some real trains running up North in 20 years! In the noble age of railways it was a nationalised entity and […]