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Harnessing the commercial expertise of the private sector

02 September 2022

Since privatisation, the expertise, capability, determination and agility of the private sector has played a vital role in transforming Britain’s railway finances, driving more than a doubling in passenger numbers and growing revenue at more than twice the rate of GDP, turning a £2 billion annual operating loss into an operating surplus in many of the years before the pandemic.

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