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Why rail privatisation hasn’t failed

Between 1960 and 1995, passenger numbers fell by a third. Since the private operators took over in 1998 passenger numbers have doubled and more journeys are taken by rail now than at any time since the 1920s. In 1994 there were 17 trains a day from London to Manchester; now there are 47.

Source: Ministers must stand and fight RMT Marxists | Comment | The Times & The Sunday Times

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