I have written about a proposed Birmingham Crossrail before but it is time to revisit for 3 reasons: HS2 is … Continue reading The Birmingham Crossrail
As we approach the close of 2017 I want to highlight some good news and real progress that has been … Continue reading Some success for railway research and innovation
Some may have noticed on social media yesterday (Tuesday 8 August) that a big green Power Car landed in Doncaster… … Continue reading A new legacy for the first UK Very High Speed Train
Today, it was announced that Alstom and Eurostar are gifting 2 of the original Eurostar power cars to the new … Continue reading Saving the first UK Very High Speed Trains
Following the local and mayoral elections we now have a month until the General Election. Given the amount of Brexit … Continue reading Many elections, not so much transport policy
Last week New Street station in the heart of Birmingham City Centre was finally revealed and it was worth the … Continue reading New Street, Labour, HS2, electrification – lot’s going on!
Well it would certainly be fair to say that the Government and the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ have bold plans and big … Continue reading Transport for the North – big infrastructure, big plans
On the back of yesterday’s comments from Ed Balls on the Labour Party’s ambitions for a National Infrastructure Commission, I … Continue reading Looking far into the future (the joy of infrastructure)
Conscious that I have not been writing on here for a while (due to starting my new job!) I have … Continue reading It’s all happening in Birmingham
In yesterday’s report from HS2 Ltd, the title of it perhaps was the biggest news story that got completely missed … Continue reading Are we developing a national transport strategy?