Paul Thomas is appointed Chairman of RSSB
Mr Thomas has spent time in both the Royal Navy and the civil nuclear industry.
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Brian Souter has told London's leading evening newspaper that leisure travel is down due to the credit crisis.
But what's this?
No mention that leisure fares have been all but been abolished by greedy SWT.
Perhaps the perfectly formed, carrier-bag wielding, Clause 28 fan is hoping the Treasury will bail out his franchises on the same, over-generous, terms offered to the bankers?
Geoff Hoon today approved plans to expand Stansted Airport in Essex.
Planning permission for the expansion was originally refused by Uttlesford Council in November 2006 on grounds of noise and environmental concerns.
Of course, former defence secretary, Gende Homo is renowned for his bravery.
Therefore, Railway Eye readers will be unsurprised that he choose to sneak the announcement out via a Written answer, rather than delivering it on the floor of the House.
Looks like Labour is now resigned to loosing all their seats south of the line from the Wash to the Severn.