Dec 7, 2018

Williams railways review to look at 'all options'

EPA Keith Williams, who is heading a year-long review of UK railways, has refused to rule out nationalisation as a possible recommendation to government. Transport minister Chris Grayling does not entertain the idea of nationalising the rail network, preferring the review to "More effectively balance public and private sector investment". "What I see in the rail system is a loss of public confidence, a loss of public trust, and hence the need for the review, because at the end of the day the rail network works for the consumer, the passenger," Mr Williams said. "Mr Williams added:"There is a measure of success in the railways. As well as passenger satisfaction he said the review also had to look at the rail network in a broader context, including economic and environmental issues.

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