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Oxford Station

Oxford station shares a lot of similarities and problems with the station at Cambridge.

Both were badly designed when they were built and although Cambridge now has new platforms and a lot of rebuilding, Oxford is still in need of expansion. 170 more words


Should We Create A Northern Playground In Addition To A Northern Powerhouse?

George Osborne and other politicians, thinkers, academics and businessmen talk about creating a Northern Powerhouse.

I am very much in agreement to these aims, but from my London-based viewpoint, I tend to think that the North has a lot more to offer. 1,583 more words


Deep Sea Cargo

The book I read to research this post was Deep Sea And Foreign Going by Rose George which is an excellent book that I bought from kindle. 312 more words


He says with knowledge

Business trends at sea mean the HS2 rail plan is essential, according to HS2 Chief Information Officer James Findlay.

[HS2 CIO James Findlay interview – Boats, trains and CIO reveals…

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Site seeing March 18

So much for catching up! I had promised to catch up on my posts after a long week of the flu; Sun Tzu was right – no plan survives first contact with an adversary (or a past time). 90 more words

Site Seeing

Rail Freight Contributes £1.6billion To UK Economy In 2013

This is said in a report on Rail Magazine, based on details from the Rail Delivery Group.

The report also says that £30 billion of goods were moved by rail and that the amount of shipping containers moved has increased by 30% since 2006. 13 more words


"Tear Drop Coach Visitor & Travel Interchange" and "York Central Freight & Goods Transhipment Hub"

“Tear Drop Coach Visitor Travel Interchange” and “York Central Freight & Goods Transhipment Hub”

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Here are links to the tweets with some of the graphics and to the constantly updating dropbox folder with supportive photographs and Slideshow. 426 more words