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Christian Says

Livingstone dared and won on the congestion charge

Livingstone dared and won on the congestion charge

I have been doing a piece of research on congestion charging which has involved looking back at the history of ...
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Whistleblower on the railways

Whistleblower on the railways

So the BBC has uncovered appalling breaches of safety in its investigative programme, Whistleblower. Sure, some of what it showed ...
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Renationalisation debate should be heard

Renationalisation debate should be heard

A really good opportunity for a proper debate about rail renationalisation was lost at the recent Labour party conference. The ...
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Pendolinos and Voyagers may prove to be one of privatisation's disasters

Pendolinos and Voyagers may prove to be one of privatisation’s disasters

I happened to jump on a Pendolino train at Watford the other day and what a ghastly experience it was ...
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Government sets eyes on transport’s future

Government sets eyes on transport’s future

The Future of Transport paper produced by the government in July is a timid document which does not really address ...
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Rational thought needed on the roads

Rational thought needed on the roads

The debate over the role of speed cameras, traffic humps and other road safety measures in reducing road casualties is ...
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Do the railways deserve bad press?

Do the railways deserve bad press?

There is an easy trap for commentators on the rail industry to fall into. The railways are such an Aunt ...
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London shows the way with its buses

London shows the way with its buses

I hardly ever get to write about buses. There is very little interest from newsdesks about the subject, even though ...
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Signs of radical industry reforms on the horizon

Signs of radical industry reforms on the horizon

The rail review is turning out to be much more interesting than many commentators thought it would be when it ...
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What a Start to 2004!

What a Start to 2004!

Welcome to my new website and this column which will be a regular monthly feature on it. The website is ...
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