Friday, 15 March 2013

China in great leap forward!

This from Trailer Second...

It’s not often that China shows the political way ahead, but this one’s a winner.



Not only are we as an industry subject to more ministerial and civil service tinkering than when nationalised, but now we are even more heavily regulated than Chinese railways!


By the by has anyone noticed the remarkable similarity between former minister of Railways, Liu Zhijun, and our very own Philip Rutnam? (No! Ed)

How not to recover a train!

Eye is late to this, so a bowler tip to a Mr Frank Spencer...

video


Ah, time for plan B.

Chemin de fer Barbie!

LinkedIn is truly a wonderous thing!

A quick perusal today reveals that Elaine Holt is now 'UK Rail Franchise Director at Ratp Dev'.

Nope, Eye neither.

Congratulations none the less.

And Eye looks forward to hearing more about Ratp Dev's plans to enter the UK rail market.

UPDATE: This from Your Father Smelt of Elderberries...

Crossrail!!

You silly English.