Chairman Pip's Railway Thoughts

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.6

Posted in Commuter, Customer service, London, Media, Metro, Podcast by Chairman Pip on 27 March 2013

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.6

The obvious answer to the question “should I give up my seat?”, at least if your commute is not from one end of the District Line to the other, is “I won’t sit down at all

“I’d never give up my seat for a pregnant woman”

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.5

Posted in Commuter, Customer service, Infrastructure, London, Metro, Podcast by Chairman Pip on 29 September 2012

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.5

The “Great Red Wall” on Oxford Street – traffic is certainly a problem, but its wholesale removal may not be the answer

“Trams ‘could slash bus jams in Oxford Street’”
“‘Banish buses in Oxford Street’”

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.4

Posted in America, Commuter, Customer service, Podcast by Chairman Pip on 17 June 2012

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.4

The A-Train seems to be popular with commuters, but has been withdrawn on Friday evenings – operating it as more of a metro rather than commuter service may make late evening services more viable

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.3

Posted in Great Britain, Other general stuff about railways, Podcast by Chairman Pip on 24 April 2012

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.3

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.2

Posted in America, Infrastructure, Podcast, Politics by Chairman Pip on 4 April 2012

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.1

Posted in Customer service, Infrastructure, London, Podcast by Chairman Pip on 15 March 2012

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #2.1

“King’s Cross western concourse completed”
“All change at King’s Cross”
“Could King’s Cross obtain ‘destination station’ status?”

The completition of the new concourse sees the renovation of Kings Cross move towards its final stage, before attention turns down the road to Euston

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #10

Posted in Commuter, Customer service, Infrastructure, London, Metro, Podcast, Politics by Chairman Pip on 29 February 2012

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #9

Posted in Business, Europe, Great Britain, Podcast, Rolling stock by Chairman Pip on 27 October 2011

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #9

“Hydrogen fuel cell tram unveiled”

FEVE have instigated the development of a rail vehicle powered by a fuel cell - could this be the future for unelectrified rail lines?

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #8

Posted in Commuter, Great Britain, Infrastructure, Metro, Podcast, Politics by Chairman Pip on 16 September 2011

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #8

Will the new tram route in Edinburgh eventually bring Sunshine on Leith, or merely become the End of the Line?

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #7

Posted in Business, Customer service, Great Britain, Podcast by Chairman Pip on 3 August 2011

Chairman Pip’s Podcast #7

Is it right that obese people pay for a single seat on a train, but actually use more than one?

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