Train fares are extortionate. It is ridiculous that it was cheaper for me and one friend to hire a car to go to Newcastle than to go on the train.
Yes, get rid of private rail companies.
The railways should be owned by the public, charging low price rail fares, owned by us, for the people, by the people.
We need to take British Rail back now. Privatisation has not worked and is costing the taxpayer and users far more.
My commute daily costs me £20 and it takes me only 14 minutes.
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Privatizing has buggered up the electricity industry, the gas industry, the water industry and the waste disposal industry too. Some things should be considered a service and run to provide just that at an economic cost not a way of milking the end users.
Has the government's decarbonisation policy hit fever point?
but as it doesn't affect them, they don't care