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Exact fare please

This is what it says on some bus stops! How to alienate your passengers. Not only do you create a problem for them but…

Odd sights

Network Rail van parked in field near Grantham. Sun shines on Network Rail man, dressed from head to toe in orange hi-visibility suit, as…

Airport buses

New airport buses in Edinburgh – wow! Enough to make anyone change their views of a bus. Wood floor, leather seats for the…

Nice train

I can see why in our survey the ‘Meridian’ trains used by East Midlands Trains are well rated. Comfy, air conditioning works, quiet –…

Sunny days?

As the sun beamed down making all the new steel and chrome gleam it made you realise just how much investment there has been in…

Information during disruption

While it is probably easier to do practically (less destinations and routes), information on the London Underground has improved a lot in recent years. In…

Trams and the middle classes

Learnt more about the Nottingham tram system this weekend. Very high passenger satisfaction figures. Why is this – why is it often said that trams…

Livestock

Funny things you see out of the train window sometimes. As we sped north, two minutes from St Pancras, I glanced up just as…

New station shock!

First visit to East Midlands Parkway. New station – shiny, clean, modern, good quality information and waiting rooms. Just what us passengers want!…

Competition rules?

There are two main bus companies in and around Nottingham – Nottingham City Transport and Trent Barton, both of which are meant to be good.