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Northern Blues?

The Government’s plans for the Northern rail franchise are worrying. But a bit of campaigning and a looming General Election could still turn things around

Paul Salveson
27 June 2014
 

The Department for Transport’s recently-published consultation document for the Northern and TransPennine Express franchises has been met with a mixture of resignation and outrage. I’ve tried hard to find the positive news in it – there is some – but the risk is that the good stuff on community rail and ‘encouraging innovation’ will get lost in the outcry over unacceptable ‘trade-offs’. Now I’ve described it as ‘the Department for...

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Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson

Paul Salveson is a board member of Passenger Focus and a visiting professor at the University of Huddersfield. Paul’s book Railpolitik – bringing railways back to communities, was published in 2013, also by Lawrence and Wishart. The views expressed here are his own.

 



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