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Clapham Junction

One of my great hopes if that, one day, I can catch a train at a massively improved Clapham Junction railway station. One the busiest…

Learning to love the bus stop

Our report on why people don’t use buses in Milton Keynes is out tomorrow – done jointly with the local council. Good place to pick…

Yes, ticket machines again..

London Bridge early Saturday evening. I really could not have scripted this better myself: Him: ‘…  just get the more expensive ticket..’ Her (having given…

Passengers snowed under?

This is the third tough winter in a row. Last year we had the Garnett enquiry into Eurostar’s problems last Christmas and New Year. We…

Give us back our weekends

What is going on with the Underground. On Saturday, trying to get to the Railfuture re-openings conference (ironically) the Jubilee, Victoria and Circle line shut…

Protected upbringing

I have led a sheltered passenger life. For years I have had an annual season ticket and the Gold Card that comes with it –…

Three chairs…

Very odd sight on bridge embankment on west coast. Three black plastic chairs lined up to face trains. All have single, large white ‘S’ painted…

Ardwick in bloom

An eleven year effort to spot a passenger on Ardwick station continues with no success. However, lovely red, white and yellow roses in bloom. Who…