Stand and Deliver

Metal theft is a major problem on today’s railways. Stuart Marsh has looked at the subject as a whole elsewhere in this issue, but to an extent nothing deters criminals more, nor is more likely to catch them in...
Cable Theft. Like the proverbial bad penny, it’s a subject that keeps cropping up, although the monetary value concerned is somewhat higher. The continuing menace of cable theft from the national rail network, the London Underground and other metro...

The dismantling plan

There was genuine dismay in parts of the North-East when Auf Wiedersehen, Pet re-emerged from TV oblivion in 2002. Not because of Jimmy Nail’s singing (second only to Dennis Waterman’s) or the infliction of Tim Spall’s pantomime Brummie accent. No, it...

Birmingham New Street opens NHS clinic

Network Rail is providing a former retail space at Birmingham New Street station for the NHS to use as an outpatient clinic...