Government urged to strip Govia Thameslink Railway of its franchise

Government urged to strip Govia Thameslink Railway of its franchise

No need to wait for review of timetable chaos, shadow transport secretary says

The government must “stop pussyfooting around” and strip Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) of its franchise, the shadow transport secretary has demanded as MPs described the ongoing disruption to rail services in their constituencies.

Andy McDonald described the rail operator as a “disgraceful company” as he asked what it had to do to lose its contract.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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