TITLE

How do we shape the future?

AUTHOR(S)
Haythornthwaite, Rick
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Oct2011, Vol. 167 Issue 10, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the views of Network Rail Chairman Rick Haythornthwaite on issues affecting Great Britain's rail industry. Haythornthwaite discusses the agency's efforts to plan for the next five years which include talks over funding for 2014-19. He also highlights the challenge of coping with increased demand, the negative perceptions and political criticism, and the key to securing investment.
ACCESSION #
66838925

 

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