TITLE

Don't institutionalise costs, Bowker warns

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Rail Business Intelligence;4/1/2004, Issue 219, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the warning given by Strategic Rail Authority chairman Richard Bowker on the risk of institutionalising a cost base, during a seminar held by the railway industry of Great Britain on March 23, 2004. Increase in the cost of infrastructure; Problem with the regulation of the industry; Importance of reviewing the regulatory model. INSET: Vertical or virtual integration?.
ACCESSION #
12915929

 

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