The renationalisation of the East Coast Mainline proves the need for a publicly-owned railway

Even the Conservatives can no longer disguise the failure of privatisation - only Labour offers a comprehensive alternative. 

So with the announcement that the East Coast Mainline is to be taken back into public ownership, the Conservative Party are finally accepting the long evident economic case that their privatisation experiment with our railways isn’t working. Not even the noise generated by the media’s frenzied excitement around the weekend’s Royal nuptials can bury this bad news for the Tories.

The announcement should sound the death knell on the political career of Transport Secretary,...
source: New Statesman

2018-05-16 16:35
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