What’s getting Virgin Trains into a whole world of poop?

Christmas turkey? Wet wipes? Hopes and dreams? Something is getting Virgin Trains – and their onboard facilities – into a whole load of bother at the moment. A BRA – yes, you read that right – is just one of the latest strange items being flushed down the bogs onboard their Pendolino trains. It takes […]

The East Coast Main Line is being renationalised, and here’s how it’ll look

The UK Government is to renationalise the East Coast Mainline, one of the busiest rail lines in Britain. In an unprecedented move, the Department for Transport has relieved Stagecoach of its franchise to run trains on the East Coast, stepping in to take the reigns with a self-appointed ‘Operator of Last Resort’. And it turns out, […]

A train of many colours – the 10 best UK rail liveries (since privatisation)

East Midlands Trains Meridian

Back in the days of British Rail, our rail network was shaped by one identity – albeit a well crafted, well thought out and well developed one – but still, just largely one identity. Throughout the 60s and 70s, rationalising design and standardising looks was the name of the game – and even though BR […]

I am Sam, Sam I am – introducing Sam Jessup

Sam Jessup

Today is a massive day for Transport Designed, as we welcome Sam Jessup – our first ever guest blogger! Hello! For those who don’t know me (and I’m sure that’s most of you), I’m Sam Jessup, brand believer, creative champion and all round design devotee – and now a guest blogger here on Transport Designed. The reason for […]

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