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Railways: privatisation, 1987-1996

Published Thursday, March 18, 2010

This note describes the structure of the rail industry following privatisation by the Railways Act 1993. It is intended to give a factual account and only briefly touches on the issues involved in reaching decisions about the form of privatisation chosen or its shortcomings.

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This note describes the structure of the rail industry following privatisation by the Railways Act 1993. It is intended to give a factual account and only briefly touches on the issues involved in reaching decisions about the form of privatisation chosen or its shortcomings.

Commons Briefing papers SN01157

Author: Louise Butcher

Topic: Railways

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