BR's policy ensures that its employees stay on the rails
- Privatization plan for British Rail could be derailed. MacLeod, Alexander // Christian Science Monitor;1/25/95, Vol. 87 Issue 41, p9
Reports on the likelihood of the suspension of privatization of British Rail. Political and industrial opposition to the scheme; Assessment of the venture; Expected future of the same.
- British rail fraud inquiry launched. // Internal Auditor;Jun96, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p10
Reports on the discovery of a railway ticket fraud during an internal audit carried out by British Rail (BR) for the Association of Train Operating Companies. Transportation of tickets from one station to another; Amount the Tilbury and Southend (LTS) Rail; High-level resignations in the wake...
- Staying on the rails. Glendinning, Robert // Management Accounting: Magazine for Chartered Management Account;Oct93, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p38
Studies the performance of British Railways for 1992-1993. Government proposal for privatization; Changes in the accounting practice; Meeting of social obligation; Franchising problems.
- Backs against the buffers. Raven, Hugh // New Statesman & Society;1/19/96, Vol. 9 Issue 386, p29
Reports on the thwarting of British Rail's plan to close the Fort William train called `Highlander.' Public campaign against the closing; Concept of `public consultation'; Subsidy provided to the train.
- Rail privatisation in balance as parties lock horns. Anderson, Paul // New Statesman & Society;1/20/95, Vol. 8 Issue 336, p10
Focuses on the battle for the privatization of British Rail Corporation. Split-up of the company into 100 separate organizations; Bidding for the rail; Franchising plans; Stock-market flotation.
- Big sell-off of unused rail land. // Professional Engineering;3/26/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p8
Reports that former British Rail sites are to be sold to raise cash for investment in the rail network. Number of sites for sale designated by the Strategic Rail Authority's property advisory group; Number of sites to be temporarily retained.
- British Rail breakup entails own risks. Aldred, Carolyn; Shapiro, Stacey // Business Insurance;01/20/97, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p21
Reports that the breakup of about 100 companies which were a part of British Rail Corporation into private companies are creating challenges to insurers and risk managers. What implication this have for managing and insuring railroad risks; Improvements made to railway safety; Comments from...
- British Rail leaves no room for excuses. // New Scientist;10/17/92, Vol. 136 Issue 1843, p4
Reports on experiments by British Rail on a weed-killing train with a high-pressure jet that will blast away greasy autumn mulch. Problems with experiments with a Swedish scrubbing train last year; Leaves on the line are an expensive problem for the railways; The worst culprits are fast-growing...
- Untitled. Hutchings, Vicky // New Statesman & Society;10/22/93, Vol. 6 Issue 275, p31
Discusses the British government's plan to privatize British Rail (BT). Number of planned franchise operations; Condition of railways; Amount needed for repairs; Salary sources for employees; Management structure.