Monday, 18 January 2010

New Thameslink fleet doomed - Official

It looks like the Eye is not alone in distrusting our political class.

This from Captain Deltic's latest ePreview...

Meanwhile the new Thameslink train procurement could be linked to politics. It may be coincidence, but DfT Rail has set a deadline of 25 March to choose the supplier. If the General Election is held on 6 May, 25 March marks the start of the six weeks of ‘purdah’, during which the Government can’t make major announcements.

No shit Sherlock.