Southern rail crisis: £20m fund announced to tackle problems

Southern rail crisis: £20m fund announced to tackle problems

Government measures include new board to address issues on rail network following months of disruption

The government has unveiled a £20m fund and a new review board to improve Southern rail services and restore confidence in the franchise following a summer of misery for passengers.

The transport secretary, Chris Grayling, announced the measures on Thursday after months of disruption to Southern services because of a dispute over the role of guards, and staff shortages.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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