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PRESS: LRC calls for ‘full and permanent’ public ownership of rail

The Government has today annuounced that it will take over the East Coast Mainline rail franchise vacated by National Express, which has failed to meet its contractual obligations for the franchise which it won in 2007. [continue...]

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Rail bosses are using the recession as an excuse to attack jobs and conditions and cut back on services and essential rail works, and hike rail fares - as LEAP research suggested they would. Thousands of jobs are being threatened or have been lost. At the same time rail fat cats are raking in big profits and bonuses on the back of the most expensive fares in Europe. Make no mistake: as the recession worsens so will the attack on rail workers and rail services. [continue...]


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