What the Foulkes?

As a fairly heavy user of trains, I was interested to hear on the radio this morning that Scotland’s trains are all going to be re-painted in a standardised Scotland-wide livery. It sounds reasonably sensible to me. I never got why trains from the west used that old-fashioned maroon and beige colour scheme, particularly when […]

First ScotRail: getting better?

I’ve not been on a train for a couple of weeks now. Thank goodness for that, eh? Well actually, I don’t dread the train rides so much these days. Gordon McLean says, “Praise where due,” First ScotRail have improved a lot recently. I agree. By the end of my first semester at university, back when […]