Jon Holmes asks - could model train enthusiasts run our railways?

Jon Holmes asks - Could model railway enthusiasts run our railways?

Jon Holmes wonders whether those who like model trains could take over our railways

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Jon Holmes has today become rather concerned about rail travel.

Rail fares have risen at twice the rate of wages in the last six years, according to research from the Action for Rail union campaign and the TUC.

In the wake of this news, talkRADIO's offbeat favourite invited the managing editor of Rail News to explain why prices are rising, which he blamed on the government. 

Jon suggested the rail network should be run by people who are model railway enthusiasts, but Harris was not convinced as he pointed out rail services would only run on Sunday afternoons and some weeknights. 

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