We can hardly blame this petitioner here on Tyler Duerdin’s Facebook group for asking the question he did – he … Continue reading The wrong question
This blog has been impressed with Geoff Marshall’s excellent series on railways In London and Great Britain. A few recent … Continue reading Keeping the Wee Lines – What We Could Have Done
Rumours abound that Melbourne’s railway to Melton will not be electrified – despite that it has been foreshadowed for many … Continue reading Electrification of railways: Losing its spark?
Long after his time as understudy to John Howard, Peter Costello has found a new career as cat-herder for the … Continue reading Neither King nor Kingmaker: Costello and Suburban Rail
For audio version click here. This post starts with a necessary disclaimer, that of course this blog supports rail heritage, … Continue reading Against ‘heritage’ and its bad effect on rail transport
We have talked before on this blog about how public transport planning is substandard in Australia and this links to … Continue reading Something Rotten in the State of…Victoria. What Melbourne must do to match Copenhagen.
This blog has looked at the problems with High Speed Rail proposals here in Australia – and proposed its own … Continue reading NEC HSR – time for Amtrak Joe to get on board
LISTEN TO THIS AS A PODCAST ON ANCHOR Iain Bowen has produced a short and excellent fan-fic narrative that all … Continue reading Book Review: Britain without Beeching
To recap Part 1 of this post (Click here): Mark Twain made known (to a worldwide audience) that people who … Continue reading Crazy Projects 5: A Timeless Counterfactual – What If the Victorian Railways Cross-Country Lines Became a Genuine Network (Part 2)