It was in a lull on a retreat group recently that I realised I was musing on the spiritual significance of the Northern line at East Finchley. This is where, after twenty-one miles of tunnel, the Tube emerges into daylight: much as a travailing soul find illumination after the long darkness… This blog is intended […]
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FACT! Virgin XC more reliable than DB Intercity Express!!
I travel to Germany by train most years, and this year I finally realised that my major frustrations with Dutsche Bahn are not just bad luck, it really is bad. Online research quickly confirmed this: the average reliability of DB’s ICE (InterCity Express) trains has been around 75% for several years, whereas the recent figure […]