New owner London and Continental Railways has wasted little time in
bringing in its own people at Eurostar operator European Passenger
Perhaps a small clue to the difficulties faced by its predecessors lies
in this job description from last September for a research and
development manager to run the company’s government and community
relations programme. In among the usual stuff about main duties and the
kind of experience the candidates will require is a rather intriguing
list of main equipment used which includes a word processor, mobile
telephone - and a dry ice machine.
A revolutionary approach to contact-building with Labour MPs perhaps?
Who knows, but it could make all the difference when trying to sneak in
a last minute amendment to a bill at committee stage.