UK rail freight: will a socialist swing be a sunrise and a good thing?

UK Shadow Rail Minister and Portsmouth MP Stephen Morgan (centre) visits an intermodal terminal Image © Stephen Morgan MP

There is a political turning of the tide expected in the UK. A general election is imminent. The right-wing Conservatives are expected to relinquish the reins of power to the left-wing Labour Party. That would allow the socialists to put their radically different ideas into action. A shake-up for rail freight could be dawning.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is RailFreight's UK correspondent.

1 comment op “UK rail freight: will a socialist swing be a sunrise and a good thing?”

Roger Whiffin|06.02.24|15:53

I would not call the British Labour Party “Socialist” in its present configuration.
In a European context, it is much more like a Centre-Left Social Democratic Party, although there have been some very prominent left-wing members in the past.

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