Interesting article in Infrastructure Intelligence this week regarding the end of the UK’s rail franchising system.

Mike Brown, commercial director of Geo-Environmental Services Ltd and chair of the ACE’s rail sector interest group, was asked to comment:

It has become clear that rail franchising does not help collaboration across the network and this has prevented the railway from working as the strategically run system that we need it to be. We will, of course, have to wait for more details on the replacement model before we can assess whether the proposed alternative is likely to address these issues but if it flows from the proposals of the Williams’ review then it will have considerable industry support. It is easy to forget…”

The full article is available HERE or click the image below…

 

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