UK Politics
10 January 2008
The real cost of the destruction of British Rail, initiated by John Major's government 15 years ago, is finally...
Environment
05 March 2007
The 1.8 million signatures on the recent road pricing petition is the least of the problems facing supporters of the...
Politics
23 January 2006
The RMT - the union of rail, maritime and transport workers - may use e-mail to send out its press releases, but that...
Books
10 October 2005
When Helena Wojtczak mentioned to a male fellow railway researcher that she was writing a book about railwaywomen, he...
UK Politics
05 July 2004
London is characterised by its transport system probably more than any other city. The famous roundel logo embodies the...
Politics
04 August 2003
The sniping against the London congestion charge continues unabated in the face of all evidence that the measure,...
Politics
10 February 2003
We are in the midst of our annual transport crisis. About every 12 months, the media suddenly discover that we have the...
UK Politics
20 January 2003
Ken Livingstone's task in selling the congestion charge to the London public makes Herod's propaganda efforts on...
Politics
06 January 2003
The political movements that sprang up in the 1960s, around the new agendas of women's rights, community activity,...
Politics
08 April 2002
The misfortune of Stephen Byers is that his surname alliterates with both beleaguered and bozo. Yet despite the long...
Books
21 January 2002
For more than three decades, successive governments have promised to transform our "degenerated" inner cities, most...
Food and Drink
30 April 2001
Easter 2001. Railtrack is warning passengers that there are delays on many lines because of major works across the...
Politics
25 December 2000
Picture the scene in 2010. The sea wall at Dawlish in Devon has finally collapsed into the sea and the railway needs to...
Politics
30 October 2000
We become animated about the privatised structure of our rail industry only when the bodies are lying dead on the...
Politics
05 June 2000
Roads are all the rage again, and the roads lobby is suddenly resurgent. There is talk of a ten-year £20bn roads...

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