The railways are a mess. But it’s not all Chris Grayling’s fault | Simon Jenkins
Fragmented rail privatisation has resulted in a fiasco for which no one person or company can justly be held responsible
Which question is best when something goes wrong? How to put it right, or who to blame? The first makes sense, but the second is more fun. That is why Chris Grayling, the hapless transport secretary, is being cursed by rail commuters from Brighton to Bedford to Blackpool. Today, yet another emergency timetable enters operation on Northern rail, announced with an inaugural cancellation on Preston station.
Source: Guardian Transport