Sunday, 21 September 2008

Just fancy that!

The latest issue of Private Eye has an 'HP Sauce' story about Crossrail lite.

Railway Eye readers will of course already be aware of the descoped 'value engineering' option for the scheme which was reported here over a month ago.

Railway Eye is delighted Lord Gnome has become a fan.

Credit crunch

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The National Rail Awards have been sponsored by Angel Trains for the last nine years.

However, with the media friendly Haydn Abbott shunted over to Angel's European division and a new man running their UK division, the future funding of the event looks uncertain.

Mind you, during his stuttering performance on Thursday night, the new CEO didn't completely rule out sponsoring the milestone 10th anniversary shindig.

But as a devotee of Occam's razor and naturally cautious with the pennies, the new broom is understood not to favour 'monkey suit and champagne' lobbying.

Indeed so discreet is Angel's new CEO that Railway Eye has agreed not to name him.

Holborn woodworm horror?

Exciting times at the Office for Rail Regulation.

The Sunday Times advises that the regulatory body is looking for a new chair.

Whither Chris Bolt?