Views from the sharp end

Thisdell, Glenda
February 2002
Contract Journal;2/13/2002, Vol. 412 Issue 6364, Special Section p8
Trade Publication
Presents information on rail maintenance contracts in Great Britain. Background on RT1A contracts; Information on the IMC2000 contracts; Decline in the returns under the RT1A contracts.


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