Month: January 2019

Sabotage: All in the Mind?

Sabotage: All in the Mind?

Disruption and delay at Gatwick Airport in December, followed by a Heathrow reprise in January, apparently caused by drones generated plenty of comment about those staples of detective thrillers, motive and opportunity.  With no publicised claims of responsibility for the Gatwick episode and some confusion about what actually happened, there is plenty of opportunity for…
Crossrail

Crossrail: What Were You Expecting?

Since summer 2017 when it became clear that passengers would not be using the Elizabeth Line in 2019 as planned, London’s Crossrail project has moved remarkably rapidly from favourite child to problem child. The UK Public Accounts Committee’s previous praise, describing Crossrail as “a textbook example of how to get things right” has apparently changed…
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