Thursday, 9 December 2010

Railway Carol Service - 15th December


This year's Transport Benevolent Fund rail staff carol service takes place on:

Wednesday 15th December at 12:30

at St Mary's Somers Town, Eversholt Street, near Euston Station (NW1 IBN).

All those on, about, or supporters of the railway most welcome.

Meanwhile, for those unable to make it...

Hope to see you on the 15th...

Network Rail: Clearing the Way

Just beautiful!

And so much better than any in the Cl 7x series...

Bet Petrol-head never saw one this big from his Jag window!

Anyone seen any decent shots of the Snowblowers?

UPDATE: This from Sir Humphrey Beeching...

My PS was always most impressed that station platforms had usually been cleared before trains appeared.

Of course my journey was much later in the da

Perhaps something Sir David Quarmby will look into?

Villiers vignettes - Private Eye

This from the latest edition of Private Eye...

Available now from all good newsagents!

UPDATE: This from Steve Strong...

About 600 people attended yesterday's Rail Freight Group Christmas Lunch.

The key note speech was given by the Minister of State for Transport.

600 jaws dropped in unison when Theresa explained in some detail how she really had saved the Jammy Dodger!

A source of much comfort to the hairy handed sons of toil tasked with keeping our economy moving in the worst weather we have had for decades.

HS2 to finish Luftwaffe's work?

Exciting HS2 news!

This from Coventry City Council...

Coventry City Council has passed a resolution officially opposing the proposed north-south High Speed Rail link.

The Council backed the resolution on economic grounds saying the rail line would "devastate" the city centre.

How will anyone notice the difference?