1st Edition

Competition, Regulation and the Privatisation of British Rail

By John Shaw Copyright 2000
    242 Pages
    by Routledge

    244 Pages
    by Routledge

    This title was first published in 2000. This work looks at the privatization of British Rail. It covers the competition for franchises and the regulation of those franchises. The aim of this study was to evaluate the extent to which the promotion of competition was an appropriate policy goal in the privatization of British rail. The book examines the rail system as a whole and looks at the prospects for the future.

    1. Introduction. 2. Privatisation and the Network Industries. 3. New Opportunities for Britain's Railways. 4. Competition for the Market: Creating the TOCs. 5. Competition for the Market: Franchising the TOCs. 6. Competition in the Market. 7. Conclusions and Prospects for the Future.


    Jon Shaw