Tag Archives: Network Rail

#Farefail ; real-rate rail rises – a kick in the teeth

The media seemed to have been surprised by the public outcry in a tenth successive year of real (eg above inflation) rail-fare rises. They shouldn’t be. If ever there was a stealth tax , this is it. Instead of the Government … Continue reading

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Bugger Basingstoke

If King  George III had had to commute into Basingstoke in 2011 these words would not have been far from his lips. It is no mean feat of mismanagement that Basingstoke and Deane council have managed to transform a fine chunk … Continue reading

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