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Ellie Harrison campaigning for a publicly owned railway system. Photo: Robin Prime.

Power for the people!

Ellie Harrison

9th January 2014

Ellie Harrison explains how her concerns about climate change led to her founding two dynamic campaigns to make Britain's vital national infrastructure publicly owned and accountable once more. more...
They do it with mirrors - the Tardis. Photo: Timothy Wells via Flickr.com.

Re-nationalise our railways!

Rupert Read

3rd January 2014

The Green Party was demonstrating yesterday against above-inflation price-hikes imposed by fat-cat rail companies. Green transport spokesman Rupert Read joined the demos ... and somehow ended his day in the Tardis. more...
Transsiberian Railway

HS2: Why low speed rail - or closure - is vastly preferable to high speed

B W Edginton

8th February, 2012

Politicians, 'dynamic' business and the media (even if it denies it) all want high speed rail. But they are missing the point , says B W Edginton. After all, who wants to visit London, Birmingham, Manchester or Leeds? more...
High speed train speeding by in a blur

HS2: can the UK fast-track a better rail system?

Bethany Hubbard

27th January, 2012

Are the UK's new high speed rail plans part of a sustainable future for public transport in the UK or a big statement that only benefits a minority? more...
Campaign for Better Transport

Tell the Government: we want cheaper trains

Rebecca Heald

6th August, 2009

Help the Campaign for Better Transport push for cheaper, greener, less crowded trains by filling in a simple online form more...
Rush hour on the M6

Policy rethink required to avoid worsening congestion

Ecologist

8th July, 2009

Building more roads is not the answer to worsening motorway congestion, according to new research from the Campaign for Better Transport, which advocates more low-impact solutions more...
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Train travel: the return of the journey

Laura Sevier

3rd March, 2009

Rail travel is the cheaper, greener, more comfortable way to go, so ditch your flight plan in favour of a fast train to the world. Rail aficionado 'the Man in Seat 61' explains why more...
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WARNING: Flying kills

News

5th April, 2007

Adverts for flights should carry cigarette-style warnings, centre-left think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has advised. more...

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