Welcome to our #railchat page. Our #railchat discussions take place over on Twitter, with our resident expert Phil Marsh. If you would like to get involved, please do join us, and use the dedicated hashtag #railchat. See our previous discussions below:

1960s beeching Era coal train at Rose Grove. Courtesy of Geoff Marsh

Beeching Rail Chat Summary

On 11th April we had an interesting discussion on Beeching 50 years on where we touched on a number of exciting topics.

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Beeching map green lines proosed for closure. Courtesy of Phil Marsh

Beeching 50 Years On

On Thursday 11th April we will be hosting a live #railchat where our resident expert Phil Marsh will be discussing all things Beeching.

Previous #railchat

Betjeman st pancras and german trains by Phil Marsh

HS2 #railchat Summary

The rail.co.uk High Speed 2 #railchat on the evening of February 15 proved that the proposed railway line is an extremely divisive subject.

HS2 Summary

First Scot-Rail by Phil Marsh

West Coast Mainline Summary

On Wednesday 10th October 2012, we discussed the latest franchise news sparking some facinating debate on the topic

WCML Summary

Phil Marsh

Phil Marsh

Director at Cleek Railway Solutions and rail enthusiast.

Phil Marsh


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