Why hand rail in Wales to firms that have failed?

RAMON CORRIA says the Welsh government can and must take action to end the rule of companies with a dismal track record
FROM this year, the Welsh government will have the power to specify the terms and conditions of the Welsh rail franchise.
It will also be responsible for procuring the next operator for the franchise when the current franchise expires in 2018.
At present, most rail services in Wales are provided under the Wales and Borders franchise, operated by Arriva Trains Wales (ATW).
The contract was awarded in 2003 and is expected to end in 2018. A franchise agreement sets out the... read more

 
5 July 2017 in World News, Views: 37
Source: Morning Star
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