On The Right Track

Railway Renationalisation may not be the silver bullet for Britain’s railway woes

Nothing gets conversation going like the state of British Rail. It’s a popular place for arguments among commuters and politicians alike. One proposed way to fix the trains is to bring them back into public ownership, an idea with 60% of the public supporting it, and cross party support for the policy. 

Of course, this reason alone isn’t enough to renationalise railways. Just because it’s wanted, doesn’t necessarily make it the best policy to bring about the changes the public want (i.e. cheaper trains and train fares, faster and more frequent trains with an upgraded and modern infrastructure)

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