Bring them back into public ownership - Mail readers have their say on the future of our railways

The majority of Mail readers believe our railways should be brought back into public ownership.

Thursday, 2nd January 2020, 10:38 pm
Hartlepool Rail Station welcomes services by a number of rail firms.

We asked for your views on the future of the network as protests were held against the annual increase in fares, which new research suggested the cost has risen twice as fast as wages during the last decade.

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Of the 324 votes cast at the time of writing, 89% – 287 – said they backed the idea the network should be brought back into public ownership.