Grayling demands 'root and branch' review of UK railway

The collapse of Virgin Trains East Coast was one of the contributing factors which led the government to commission a 'root and branch' review of UK rail. Photo: Tony Miles.

UK: A comprehensive review of the rail sector was announced by Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling on September 20. Responding to concerns over the passenger franchising model following the collapse of the Inter-City East Coast franchise, delays and cost over-runs with Network Rail’s investment programme, and operational problems ...

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