I simply can't agree with @Bletchleyite that skimmed milk is pointless. To me it tastes pretty similar to whole milk, just less creamy. It still has the milky taste for tea/cereal.
I also confess to preferring margarine over butter, not because of the taste but because of the ease of spreading...
Except in a few cases where platform length is really at a premium, I don't believe an extra generator car is a massive deal, especially if it can be placed at an end so that it hangs off short platforms.
The option which I certainly don't want is lots of local lockdowns. We've seen how much of a hash has been made of Leicester, and how confusing the rules now are... no more of that please.
If people are to continue with their everyday lives then in my opinion Test and Trace needs to be improved...
One thing which interests me is whether LHCS could be built low-floor.
Of course, that eliminates the problem of where you put the traction equipment, while introducing an alternative problem: where do you put the bogies?
If people genuinely care too little about their children, or as I said earlier are of the sovereign-citizen "I'm not doing anything I'm told, I have rights to ruin my child's life" persuasion, then forget fining them: they should not be allowed to raise children.
I agree... but where is this idea coming from that fining innocent people is the only way of getting kids into school?
A small minority of the population who have, rightly or wrongly, been completely shielding, are never going to be convinced. But providing some evidence of proper social...