Tag Archives: Turn-up-and-go

The Battle of the Rail Replacement Bus Service

16/8/14 Euston – Birmingham I bang on here about the importance of “turn-up-and-go” to allow disabled people flexibility but in reality travel is more expensive and restricted than for ‘ableds’. Using Expedia or Lastminute is simply not practical as they … Continue reading

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Busy, Busy, Busy

9/7/14 Richmond – Willesden Junction – Euston – Return Another evening of intellectually stimulating entertainment at the BBC, so set off on the London Overground as usual. The first leg to Willesden was easy enough, indeed it might be called … Continue reading

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A failure to communicate.

18/06/14 Richmond – Willesden Junction – Euston – Return If I need assistance on my journey I’m encouraged to book it at least 24 hours in advance. This is especially the case for national rail companies. Most companies would like … Continue reading

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Update on The Imaginary Ramp and Information Ruins a Trip.

After my recent run in with access at Hammersmith and Earls Court Underground stations I thought it worth digging a little. It seems obvious to me that lifts do require maintenance, but if you can mitigate the impact of these … Continue reading

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Communication is key

14/5/14 Richmond – Willesden Junction – Euston – Est 40mins Return I have an arrangement with all the guys I know at stations across London. It’s takes a while to establish this arrangement because they’ve all been shouted or ranted … Continue reading

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Never travel on a Sunday.

13/4/14 Taxi – Lincoln – Newark Northgate – Kings Cross – Euston – Willesden Jct – Richmond – Est time 3.5 hours Taxi – Lincoln – Newark Northgate – Kings Cross – Earls Court – Richmond – Est time 5 … Continue reading

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