We have a regular challenge between the train operator Arriva and one of our old age pensioners, who is a runner. He can run from here to Skipton, quicker than you can get the train. You couldn’t invent it in the
century!” 21st PETER BRYSON SELRAP Chairman highlights connectivity problems between Skipton and Colne. It was considered almost the impossible project to deliver.” MARK CARNE Network Rail Chief Executive explains to the Public Accounts Committee why Thameslink 2000 was not delivered. “The Labour party cannot do its sums. We have no more written off £2 billion than Labour wrote off £1.4 billion when National
collapsed.” Express CHRIS GRAYLING Secretary of State for Transport retaliates to claims from Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald in a transport debate.
Otherwise, having run out of train length, we’ll run out of capacity and constrain the economy. We need to think what this means for our customers. They’re
people.” clever SIR PETER HENDY OBE Network Rail Chairman explains the situation facing the railway.
We do not want passengers to feel that they need to bring in their own inflatable cushions, and my hon. Friend will take comfort in the fact that seats normally become more comfortable over
use.” time through JO JOHNSON Rail Minister defends the quality of seats fitted to new trains to fellow MP Iain Stewart, during a parliamentary debate.