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Rail News Lead Story: Issue 320 21 Sep 2007

Winsor warns of regulation threat

Former rail regulator Tom Winsor has warned that the Office of Rail Regulation is considering reforms which would give Network Rail a new role monitoring train operators' performance.

In the foreword to Transit’s Transport Law Review, Winsor said that the plan may be included in a consultation later this year or early next year, and that it would fundamentally alter the nature of the relationship between operators and Network Rail.  “In 2007-08, we may see controversial...

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