This title was first published in 2000. This work looks at the privatization of British Rail. It covers the competition for franchises and the regulation of those franchises. The  study evaluates the extent to which the promotion of competition was an appropriate policy goal in the privatization of British rail. The book examines the rail system as a whole and looks at the prospects for the future.

chapter 1|7 pages


chapter 2|34 pages

Privatisation and the Network Industries

chapter 3|36 pages

New Opportunities for Britain’s Railways

chapter 6|38 pages

Competition in the Market

chapter 7|33 pages

Conclusions and Prospects for the Future