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Train Operating Companies Should Take Over Their Tracks

Commenting on the decision by Jarvis to give up its rail maintenance contracts, Don Foster MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Transport Secretary said:

"The decision of Network Rail to bring this work in-house is extremely welcome, but it provides a golden opportunity to go a step further.

Main Image"Major Train Operating Companies should be offered the chance to take over the maintenance of the track on which their trains run.

"Bringing track and train together again would help reduce the ridiculous fragmentation that has so bedevilled the railway industry since privatisation."

ENDS

This article published: 10/10/2023

Published by Bath Liberal Democrats, 31 James St West, Bath, BA1 2BT. Printed and hosted by JPC Infonet, 2 St Georges Works, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8AA. Your Privacy._blank

 

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