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November 27, 2014
by Neil Turner
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East Coast trains to be run by Virgin

This morning, the government announced that a consortium of Stagecoach and Virgin will take over the East Coast rail franchise in March 2015. Although Stagecoach own 90% of the consortium, Virgin’s 10% stake means that the trains will carry the … Continue reading

July 24, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Samaritans Day, and railway suicides

Trigger warning: discussion of suicide. Today is Samaritans Day, a day to raise the awareness of the Samaritans charity which provides emotional support to people in distress in the UK and Ireland. They are mainly known for providing a telephone … Continue reading