Monday, 13 April 2009

Track the minister

Lord Adonis is taking a chance. He has decided to invest in a Rover ticket and travel the length of England & Scotland by rail. He was scheduled to start in London today and finish in York on Saturday.

The full schedule is:
  • Monday night: London to Truro
  • Tuesday: Truro to Newquay via Par. On to Exeter, Yeovil, Wareham, Bournemouth and Brighton
  • Wednesday: Brighton, Ashford International, Margate, Gillingham, Gravesend, Tilbury, Upminster, Romford, Ipswich and Norwich
  • Thursday: Norwich to Peterborough, Birmingham, Chester, Crewe, Manchester, Preston and Carlisle
  • Friday: Carlisle to Newcastle via Middlesbrough and Darlington. Then on to Inverness via Edinburgh and Falkirk
  • Saturday: Inverness to Edinburgh via Aberdeen before ending the tour with a visit to the National Railway Museum in York

I note that his lordship is not risking taking in Wales.

Even without that hostage to fortune, it will be interesting to see how many days' programmes are completed without a hitch. Is anybody keeping a log of Adonis's progress?

1 comment:

Frank H Little said...

Spotted by Ros Scott on Ipswich station Wednesday, so on schedule so far.