Lunch Hour Lecture - The passenger rail network: a public good or a profit maker?

This event has finished Took place on: Tuesday, 6th Feb 2018

The subject of many newspaper columns and supposed poster child of a success of private sector involvement in transport provision: Britain’s railways. Come find out more about the complex nature of Britain’s publicly subsidised, privately operated railway system and how political aspirations to take it back into the public sector might be realised.

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Europe/London Lunch Hour Lecture - The passenger rail network: a public good or a profit maker? Come find out more about the complex nature of Britain’s publicly subsidised, privately operated railway system and how political aspirations to take it back into the public sector might be realised. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/02/06/lunch-hour-lecture-the-passenger-rail-network-a-public-good-or-a-profit-maker-161499 University of London (UCL),Darwin Lecture Theatre,Darwin Building,London

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