Lord Adonis – Lobbying Deal “Fantasy”

The Secretary of State for Transport, Lord Adonis of Camden Town, denied Stephen Byers’ claim that Byers had exerted influence when the Department for Transport was dealing with National Express over its problems with the East Coast franchise. Video in Parliament (BBC)

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East Coast Branding / Northern Short Trains!

£330,000 to rebrand “East Coast” – Read more …. Continue reading

“East Coast” to replace NXEC this Friday

East Coast TOC logoNXEC 9th December 2007 – 13th November 2009.

 

“Take the National Express when your life’s in a mess” – Divine Comedy

If it wasn’t true, it would be funny! National Express East Coast is to be returned to public ownership for their failure to pay the premium they agreed to in 2007, (which was higher than the previous operator GNER … failed to pay the premium they agreed to in 2005) – all patterns noticed are purely co-incidental.

From the 14th November 2009 ECML services will be operated by the Government. (London bound services from Skipton, Shipley, Bradford Forster Square, Keighley and Leeds) Continue reading

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