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June 2006 - Network Rail: a lack of involvement

01 June 2013

When Network Rail first spoke to me about its advertising campaign to make level crossings safer, I was told all ‘stakeholders’, including ASLEF, would be fully consulted on the direction of the message. Unsurprisingly this did not happen – and equally unsurprising, Network Rail got it wrong. The Network...

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July 2006 - Drivers cabs are not fit for purpose

01 June 2013

Train drivers are professional people. We are entrusted with great responsibilities, our work is essential to the running of the country and every day tens of thousands of people put their lives in our hands. It is an affront to us all that most of us carry out this...

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Aug 2006 - A year on: how do we end the violence?

01 June 2013

IT doesn’t seem like a year since four suicide bombers attacked London’s transport system, murdering 52 people and injuring more than 770. Memory is a strange thing: on one hand we all want to forget the brutal and ugly side of life, to shut it away in the back...

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Sept 2006 - Help the environment - don't go out!

01 June 2013

The Commons Environmental Audit Committee report last month generated the usual amount of comment and knee-jerk reaction. Sadly, virtually none of the proposals asked ‘How do we improve transport?’ Instead it was all about, ‘How do we cut it down?’ The solution to improving the environment seems to be...

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Oct 2006 - Disloyalty = distrust = destruction

01 June 2013

LOYALTY is one of the qualities I most admire. If people can trust each other, they can work together – and the outcome is all the better for their combined efforts. As a democrat I know that decisions reached collectively are inherently better than trusting to the judgement of...

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