Tag Archives: railways

Museums and respecting our heritage

Earlier this week we had visitors including two children, one in their early teens and one a couple of years younger.  As for so much of the summer, the weather did not look promising, and we ended up visiting Derby’s … Continue reading

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Positive news on the station footbridge

I’ve previously commented on the challenge of gating station footbridges and reported that East Midlands Trains had broken their agreement with Derby City Council over the station footbridge by charging for pass cards.  I then reported on my survey of current users.  … Continue reading

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Rail footbridge update…

This morning I got an email from my cousin who has been campaigning for station footbridges.  I reported on this a few weeks ago, and today he was over in Derby on a fact-finding mission. He reported to me that … Continue reading

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Frisbee and footbridges

Our middle one discovered there could be proper rules for throwing frisbees while he was at secondary school, but it wasn’t until he was at university that he took up playing “Ultimate” seriously. And it wasn’t until this weekend that I made the … Continue reading

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