Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Silly old goat

The Fact Compiler was tempted to ask whether this BBC headline perhaps referred to the Chairman of a major infrastructure company?

Grazing goat causes train delay

Fortunately he has decided not to give into this temptation.

Clunking Fist shifts gear

Telegrammed from our man in 222 Marylebone Road
Gordon Brown, speaking at last week's Motorshow, said that the rising cost of oil meant that road transport had reached "an historic point'" at which green alternatives should be considered.

"This has opened up a huge opportunity for technological innovation. It is a once-in-a-generation opportunity" claimed the PM.

Since the same argument applies to rail, can we finally expect the PM to support our very own "Apostle of the Pantograph" (pictured above) and commit to a rolling programme of electritication?