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- All change. Greenhill, Richard // People Management;5/1/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 9, p22
Informs that the privatization of British Rail forced an industry based on restrictive practices and adversarial industrial relations to adopt a timetable of rapid modernization. The Railways Act of 1993; The act's attempt to sell off the industry; Major challenges of restructuring.
- Untitled. Ward, Colin // New Statesman & Society;1/21/94, Vol. 7 Issue 286, p29
Discusses the British Rail (BR), a planned government program of privatization of public services. BR as run like a private business; Employees' complaints; BR's Regional Railways' control over most rural lines; Finances as coming from the Public Service Obligation subsidy; `New Futures for...
- Yankees press plan to deliver freight despite Britain's complex privatization. Burke, Jack // Traffic World;12/11/95, Vol. 244 Issue 11, p22
Focuses on the complexity of privatizing British Rail Corp. End result of the privatization process; Possibility that a change in government will end and even reverse the process; Interest of American companies in taking over freight operations of the system; Issue on the selection of...
- Competition in the rail industry. Bradshaw, WP // Oxford Review of Economic Policy;Spring97, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p93
Describes method of privatization of railways in Great Britain. Competitive pressure on railways; Tensions between Rail Regulator and other players in the industry; Passage of the Railways Act of 1993; Centralized wage bargaining arrangements of British Rail.
- Righting the rails. Whitlock, Stephen // Conde Nast Traveler;Feb99, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p36
Reports on the complaints by the riding public about the way state-owned rail operator British Rail goes about its business. Sale of rail to private franchises to improve service and lure travelers; Record million complaints received from April 1997 to March 1998; Dissatisfaction by riders...
- Fast, frequent, relaxing. Ommanney, Charles // New Statesman & Society;7/21/95, Vol. 8 Issue 362, p7
Presents a photograph of a blank schedule board of British Rail Corporation during a strike by its motormen.
- Don't mention the 'n' word. Macwhirter, Iain // Public Finance;12/01/2000, p5
Comments on the debate over the privatization of the British Rail. Disagreement between the Labour Party and the Tories; Railtrack's positive performance on the stock market; Disruption that has accompanied Railtrack's belated attempts to restore the integrity of its infrastructure.
- How BR shaped its diesel fleet. Clough, David // Railways Illustrated;Sep2009, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p8
The article discusses the approach used by the management of British Rail (BR) in reducing its diesel locomotives operating in railroads of Great Britain. It states that BR used the Pilot Scheme which is utilized in evaluating new designs of main diesel locomotives. The article also discusses...
- CLASSIC TRAINS: Life AFTER death. // Railways Illustrated;Aug2012, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p68
The article reports that trains which came after diesel multiple unit (DMU) from the company British Railway (BR) faced problems, leading to return of DMU in Great Britain. It states that Class 155 trains had problems with their doors and were stopped following an incident in which was door...