Category UK Trains

Caledonian Sleeper

Having travelled on a fair few overnight train journeys overseas, I thought it about time I did one in the UK. With little interest in Paddington – Penzance, it was the opportunity to do London to Edinburgh that won my vote. So what did I think? Platform 3 London Euston I paid £185 for a […]

The Jacobite

Wordless Wednesday – Tyne Bridges

On Track

I am pleased to announce the launch my new website www.ontrack.blog, a site dedicated to rail travels around the world. This will be a sister site to Wilbur’s Travels focussing on my train journeys around the world. With well in excess of 200 overseas rail journeys undertaken overseas since 1987, I have plenty of material […]

North, South, East & West, England’s Trains Are A Mess

After months of misery for me courtesy of Southern Rail, the whole country has felt the pain caused by Storm Doris.  My journey this afternoon started in Peterborough at 1pm as I headed to my home in Surrey. I boarded a train that was shown to be about to leave, totally unaware that many passengers […]