My Trip
Homer’s Odyssey
Am I in danger of being a hypocrite?

Am I in danger of being a hypocrite?

Our man in Westminster imagines what Justine Greening, secretary of state for transport, really thinks about High Speed 2. On reflection, I shouldn’t really be surprised, but the thing that strikes me most about transport is that everybody – and I mean everybody – has an opinion about it. You only have to watch the...
Has last orders rung for Bombardier?

Has last orders rung for Bombardier?

Our insider imagines what the DfT’s top civil servant, Lin Homer, might think about the fate of Bombardier in the UK and McNulty. Well, I guess the reaction to the decision to award the Thameslink rolling stock contract to Siemens was predictable and inevitable. I have to say that the most absurd reaction was from...