Southern rail crisis: Grayling given two weeks to make ruling

Southern rail crisis: Grayling given two weeks to make ruling

High court makes order of transport secretary after commuters sought review of government handling of GTR franchise

The high court has given the transport secretary, Chris Grayling, two weeks to make a critical, long-delayed ruling over the Southern rail crisis.

The order was made after Southern commuters sought a judicial review of the government’s handling of the Govia Thameslink Railway franchise, which incorporates Southern.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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