Rail Passenger Franchising — An Ongoing Story

January 2002
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p83
Trade Publication
The presentation of the Rail Passenger Franchising covered the background to the position in the franchising process. The publication of the strategic Plan by the Strategic Rail Authority and concern for the sufficiency of funds to deliver the objectives of the British government's Ten-Year Plan for the passenger railway is emphasized. An initial review covered the achievement of OPRAF in letting the 25 franchises for the first time. This covered the variety of lengths of franchise payment profiles.


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