The train in Spain rolls gainly by the plane

February 9, 2008 at 2:09 am | Posted in Aircraft, Airlines, Aviation, Britain, Carbon footprint, Climate action, Climate change, Emissions, Flights, Greenhouse gases, Heathrow, High-speed rail, Planes, Policy, Rail, Railways, Spain, Trains, Transport, UK | Leave a comment
The train in Spain rolls gainly by the plane

nicely illustrated here is set to supersede its predecessor:

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain

In any case, that lesson in enunciation (from My Fair Lady), has a new twist to it, because the rain has not done so in quantity for 60 years, or as Spaniards say:

“Now the trees are chasing the dogs!”

Live Earth transport mass transformationEuroStar TrenItalia Venezia

P.S. This is EuroStar in Venice railway station. Yes, that’s in Italy, not Spain, but I have never been to Spain, and I try to use my own photos whenever possible 😉

Actually, I nearly went to Spain (by mistake!) on a train from France once, when I was a teenager Interrailing round Europe, but that’s a long story, better told down the pub …


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