Tag Archives: Zug

A Quick Comment on High Speed Rail Projects

18 Aug

A major challenge to transit development the world over is the political single view toward each mode. At the moment the US is concentrating on HSR with politicians, skeptics, and supporters all creating a great deal of noise about how it will work/fail, repay/cost etc; But my fear is that a lot of meetings in […]

Transit Service Recovery: A Trip Back From Germany Becomes an Ordeal

15 Jul

A severe storm in the morning of July 12th disrupted rail services in North West Germany which affected services through Köln Hbf. Travelling back from Köln my girlfriend arrived for the 14:46 ICE 124 train to Amsterdam to find it was 90 minutes late with no further information. Towards the end of the 90 minutes […]

The Challenges of Passenger Communication – Part 2 Addendum

06 Mar

A very brief entry for today, but something which serves as a comparison. After the first part of the series went up on my site, a friend, Thomas, got in touch and mentioned how German timetables are displayed and how much more information they communicate in much the same format. To support the ‘Option 1’ […]