The Travel section on rail journeys in Europe (11 January) was interesting and informative. However, next time perhaps you could add a supplement on how to get to London by train for those of us who do not live near there, as this is often the most unreliable, time-consuming or expensive part of the journey. It is easier, and often cheaper, to fly from Liverpool to Madrid and start our train journey there; and, yes, we are aware of the environmental cost, but until train journeys in the UK improve radically it will remain the preferred option.
Kathleen Hooper
Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire

So train operator FirstGroup wants to “ensure we reach the right outcome for the government, our shareholders and our customers” (Report, 8 January). Customers the last consideration then – says it all.
Pat Comery
Bridford, Devon

Some years ago I was walking with an American friend (Letters, 11 January) when a neighbour stopped to chat, then on leaving called out a cheery “Keep your pecker up!” My American friend nearly choked, and asked “Did he really say that?”
Mabel Taylor
Knutsford, Cheshire

Should we refer Doctor Who to the Prevent programme for promoting extremist views such as saving the planet (Report, 13 January)?
Prof Jonathan Parker
Bournemouth University

The royals have watched too many episodes of The Crown on Netflix (Princes join Queen for crisis talks on future role of Sussexes, 13 January).
Dora Henry
Stratford-upon-Avon

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