Tuesday, 30 December 2008

Value for money?

The RMT has returned to the Wolmar question:

"As monopoly rail operators prepare to implement another round of punishing inflation-busting fares hikes of between six and 11 per cent, RMT reveals the stark figures that show how the big five transport groups are converting fare hikes into bumper profits, fuelling dividend increases of at least ten and as high as 33 per cent."

So what are TOCs for?

Dancing Queen?

Surprising news from the world of Amazon.

A quick glance at the listing for Wolmar's latest tome reveals the eclectic purchasing habits of his readers.

Presumably the popularity of Mama Mia (2%) is unconnected to the continued scandal of the disused international terminal at Waterloo?

A quick flutter

Railway Eye's new tipster 'Depot Lad' reports the latest betting in the Adonis £300 million DMU stakes:

Tasty dog 5-2 (Fav)
Medina Sidonia's Revenge 4-1
Flag Wagger 5-1
Extra fried rice 10-1

Reverse forecasts not available