Making rail alliances work

Funnell, Edward
November 2012
Logistics & Transport Focus;Nov2012, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p22
Trade Publication
The article talks about the different views of three rail experts on allying and what it denotes to rail companies and passengers. It states that the debate was focused on the McNulty report, the travel experience and a step change in behavior. It reports that the debate was opened by Jim Morgan of Wessex Alliance explaining the reason for the alliance between South West Trains and Network Rail which include common geographies, enthusiasm about allying, and history of collaboration.


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