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PROJECT ELECTRA

Ian Walmsley

Do 3,000 scrap vehicles signal the death of refurbishment or...

Ian Walmsley
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CELLING ENGLAND BY THE POUND

Ian Walmsley

Look, I don’t like battery trains, but we can’t seem to hang...

Ian Walmsley
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BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS

Ian Walmsley

The Museum of Failure has opened – are you fed up with museums...

Ian Walmsley
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IMAGINE THE MIDLAND MAIN LINE

Ian Walmsley

Imagine there’s no problem, it’s easy if you try Pan...

Ian Walmsley
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HIGH-SPEED HYPOCRISY

Ian Walmsley

There are many things that wind me up – hard seats, Voyagers,...

Ian Walmsley
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THREE STEPS TO HEAVEN

Ian Walmsley

Class 92 is Brushed up nicely Pan Up The Class...

Ian Walmsley
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THE SHOCK OF THE NEW

Ian Walmsley

Pan Up Over 6,000 new vehicles on order. If it was Network Rail...

Ian Walmsley
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LOGGING ON

Ian Walmsley

I read the news today, Oh boy 10 million trees on Network Rail’s...

Ian Walmsley
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WHY CAN’T A TRAIN BE MORE LIKE A TRAM? PART 1 – HOW HARD CAN IT BE?

Ian Walmsley

I suffer from tram envy. Admitting it is the first step to a...

Ian Walmsley
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WHY CAN’T A TRAIN BE MORE LIKE A TRAM? PART 2 – TRAM-TRAIN, ARE YOU SURE YOU REALLY WANT TO DO THIS?

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Pan Up Anyone with a professional interest in public...

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