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The Railway Adventures, by Vicki Pipe and Geoff Marshall – book review

A book that reaches beyond the railway enthusiast

30 December 2018 · Leave a comment

Dr Beeching’s Remedy: A Cure for a Century of the Railway’s Ills, by David N Clough – book review

Forensic analysis. Wrongly titled.

18 July 2018 · Leave a comment

Night trains: the rise and fall of the sleeper, by Andrew Martin – book review

A book starring trains, but not about trains

18 February 2018 · 1 Comment

TV review: Full Speed Ahead

A rare rail-related documentary that appeals to general viewer and rail fan alike

29 August 2016 · Leave a comment

Let’s talk about trains

The Labour party have announced their intention to take Train Operating Companies (TOCs) into public control, thus effectively nationalising them. The move is more honest and practical than their previous … Continue reading

28 September 2015 · Leave a comment