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New ORR Figures Reveal Franchise Model Broken Beyond Repair

Jan 31, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen issued the following news release:

Mick Whelan, general secretary of ASLEF, the train drivers' union, has called for 'root and branch reform' of the way Britain's railway is run after the rail regulator's latest report revealed that passenger revenue has plummeted while government subsidy has soared.

New figures released today [Thursday 31 January] by the Office of Rail and Road in its annual report on rail finance 2017-18 sh...