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Some interesting views there.

For those who support government owning railways why do you think it will be better than private ownership ? I am not trying to make a political point, I am unable to understand why railways are better if owned by the State when airlines, cars, taxis, ships and other forms of transport are palpably not.

I live in a country with a State owned rail system (Belgium) and it’s rubbish. Many of the specialist press here talk of following the UK and privatising B-Rail, this has the support of passenger groups. Only the rail unions are opposed.

I wonder why you think the UK would be better with one as well.

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