MPs told 'get a grip' in midst of Southern strike woes
MPs have attacked the government's handling of rail franchises, saying passengers have been let down badly.
A Transport Select Committee report cited the "woeful" experience of Southern passengers, who have faced months of industrial action and staff shortages.
Ministers were urged to "get a grip" on monitoring rail franchise agreements.
The Department for Transport (DfT) said improving Southern services was a priority for the government.
The RMT union, which is locked in a bitter dispute with the rail operator over the future role of conductors, said the report was an... read more
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