Posts Tagged ‘Great Northern Trains’

London Calling

08Aug17

In the latest episode of my show for America: What it’s really like traveling on one of Britain’s most overcrowded trains. Songs with your name in. The British Home Secretary wants to make people who post extreme views online harder to catch. Proof that Elvis is not still alive. English soccer clubs missing out because […]


I’ve had an experience that directly relates to one of the stories in the news this week. The list of Britain’s most overcrowded trains is out. Number two on the list is the 7.55am Cambridge to London King’s Cross. Capacity 202 passengers, actual number of passengers 426. I’ve been on that train. The normal rules […]


The normal rules of business don’t apply to Britain’s train operators. I found out yesterday that neither do the rules of Einsteinian physics. For the first time in my life, I was a commuter. I attended a radio conference in London that ran from 8:30 till 5:30. That meant that I had to keep normal […]