Passenger rail services in England

SN06521

Published 29/08/2017 Amended 29/08/2017

Topics:  Railways

Summary

This paper explains how passenger rail services are provided in England and the policies of successive governments towards rail franchising. It also looks at those proposals which have been put forward for further reform – specifically more partnership working, competition, public ownership and devolution.

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