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Reader’s Comment: Corbyn’s railways would be filth-filled cattle trucks

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In response to Niall McCrae: A Commie throwback won’t fix our railways, David Keighley wrote:

I began commuting from Brighton to London in 1994, soon after the end of British Rail. The inheritance was a ghastly horror story. Filthy, run-down stations, slam-door, cramped rolling stock that was 30-40 years old and a hit and miss timetable which frequently involved two, three and four hour journeys home. The transformation since then has been nothing short of miraculous.

The current system is far from perfect, but those who advocate re-nationalisation should be careful about what they wish for. The public purse is, in effect, paying more now for the railway system than it ever has done, but that is a price surely worth paying.

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