Tuesday, 19 August 2008


***Is The Fact Compiler alone in noticing that the RMT called off tomorrow's Tube Lines' strike within hours of Tim Parker leaving Transport for London?***

Oh happy circumstance.

Official - Amey f*cked

Sir Richard Mottram has been appointed Chairman of Amey.

View the Amey release here

Sir Richard may be better known to Railway Eye readers for the insight he offered into Whitehall thinking following the simultaneous resignations of Byers, Moore and Sixsmith:

"We're all f*cked. I'm f*cked. You're f*cked. The whole department's f*cked. It's been the biggest cock-up ever and we're all completely f*cked."

Amey - sometimes it's best just to shut the f*ck up and not bother with a release.

Deputy Mayorless?

***Rumours that BoJo and Tim Parker may have had a falling out. The Fact Compiler may need to revise his entry of yesterday on TfL Board runners and riders.***

Story confirmed at 11:22.

View the Standard Story here

To lose one deputy Mayor, Mr Johnson, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.