Competition, Regulation and the Privatisation of British Rail: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Competition, Regulation and the Privatisation of British Rail

1st Edition

By John Shaw

Routledge

229 pages

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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 study evaluates 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.

Table of Contents

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.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / General