Martin Vander Weyer Martin Vander Weyer

The rail strikes could be the end of the line for Boris

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Here I go again, in my occasional role as your intrepid transport correspondent. Last week I reported on airport chaos, last month on the opening of the Elizabeth line. Now here I am boldly defying the rail strike on a Grand Central train from York to King’s Cross.

To be honest, on a perfect sunny morning, it feels less stressful than my regular journeys on this crowded and often disrupted line.

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