Tag Archives: trains

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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Now to make this the start of a city-wide transformation!

I felt very privileged this morning to receive a call from Julian Huppert, the Lib Dem MP from Cambridge and one of the Co-chairs of the Lib Dems’ backbench Transport Parliamentary Party Committee.  I join the committee by phone most … 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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Bombardier Poster shows business support

Yesterday I took examples of a new poster down to the Derby Telegraph offices.  It was designed and printed in Derby in by local businesses to support the campaign to keep train-building in Derby and the UK. It feels very … Continue reading

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