UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak working on government folder on board a train in a first class carriage

UK Government accused of delaying transition to Great British Railways

Ticket to ride, but he don't care if the Great British Railways bill is delayed - so says the industry. Rishi Sunak is on the non-stop to nowhere. Image RIA press room

The railway sector is concerned that the transition of Network Rail to the new overarching Great British Railways agency will be delayed indefinitely. Over sixty rail business leaders, including representatives from the rail freight sector, have written to the UK Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak. Delay will be detrimental to the whole industry, they say.  

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

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