Tag Archives: Service Design

The Joined Up Journey: Buying a Ticket at Venlo for a Cross Border Train

11 Nov
Border Between Netherlands and Germany Road

Venlo, in the South East of The Netherlands, is a mid-size town close to the border with Germany. Serving a local population of 100,000 Venlo’s station is located on a strategic junction in the rail network of The Netherlands and receives twice-hourly Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) Intercity services to The Hague (via Eindhoven) and a twice-hourly […]

Introducing the “Sight of the Navigator Community”! A Brand New Forum Bringing Together Passengers and Transit Providers From All Over Europe!

11 Oct

Hi! Many of you will know that I’m passionate about travel and always keen to help people get the best out of their journey.  To support that passion today I’m launching a brand new website which aims to share and improve the experiences of travelling passengers all over Europe. The Sight of the Navigator Community […]

Project Comparison: Antwerp Centraal vs Stuttgart 21

25 Aug
Antwerp Central Railway Station Belgium Trains

Over the weekend I posted an article about the controversial Stuttgart 21 project (you can read it here). The idea of that post was to provide an introductory guide to the project and the associated protests, along with a commentary on the aims, goals and points of contention. This post, in way of comparison, will […]

Stuttgart 21: The Cost of Efficiency

20 Aug
Map of Stuttgart 21 Plan Stuttgart to Airport Flughafen and Ulm link High Speed Rail Link Deutsche Bahn DB

In Stuttgart 2 weeks ago I witnessed a protest-rally against Stuttgart 21. In a time where transit projects across Europe seem to be having a problem with cost control let’s take a look and see why this project is on the table in the first place. A New Heart of Europe Backed by the EU, […]