The late Prof Unwin particularly compliments SWT on this piece of railway speak:
"Delays due to power supply problem at Vauxhall."
Translation: 'Trainy got on firibold. Naughty 'leccy.'
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
This video via YouTube of today's arrival of an ICE3 at St Pancras.
Either the train suffered a catastrophic derailment or the photographer had a long night.
UPDATE: This from Steve Strong...
Can't DB's press office make a better video available?
News from the Lobby...
After a discussion on the Strategic Defence and Security Review the following exchange took place at this morning's lobby briefing with the Downing Street spokesman:
Transport minister Theresa Villiers is meeting an intercity train from Frankfurt at St Pancras, said the prime ministers spokesman.
"Don't ask me why - before you ask" he added.
A correspondent said it was to publicise the Germans' intention to run a high speed train from Berlin into the centre of London.
"Does the Defence Secretary know about this? " asked another...