Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Another year is drawing to a close and as is the custom, it’s being sent packing by a barrage of mince pies and sprouts. We’re planning to take a few days away from the keyboard to recharge; to recover from the lurgy; to contemplate shifting the mince-pie & shortbread-related weight and to think of article ideas for the new year. Reasons to ride Christmas is a strange time. It can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a very lonely or stressful time depending on your own situation. However, one thing that is does present to many … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Rail Disruptions over Christmas…

If you are planning to work during the Christmas period and you normally travel by train, you may wish to rethink that plan. Network Rail is planning a number of upgrades (including the addition of Platform 8 at Central) between Christmas Eve and 2nd January 2017. The most affected days are 27 and 28 December and 1 and 2 January, when replacement bus services will be running. Arriva Trains Wales said their planners had been “working very hard to minimise disruption” but urged customers to plan ahead and allow more time for their journeys. Source: £300m Cardiff rail upgrade to … Continue reading Rail Disruptions over Christmas…