Reform to cut costs and support investment

January 2011
Railway Gazette International;Jan2011, Vol. 167 Issue 1, p25
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report issued by Sir Roy McNulty, chair of a Value for Money Review of the British rail sector on behalf of the government, which identified a need for cross-industry focus on reducing costs and improving value for money in all aspects of train operation. The report also addressed the need for cost reduction in infrastructure's operation, maintenance, renewal and enhancement. McNulty believes that efficiency savings worth between 600 million and 1 billion British pounds a year were achievable by 2018-2019.


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