Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005Labour's Strategic Experiment$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Terry Gourvish

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199236602

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236602.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 23 November 2020

Labour’s Vision

Labour’s Vision

The Strategic Rail Authority and a 10 Year Plan, 1998–2000

(p.24) 2 Labour’s Vision
Britain’s Railways, 1997–2005

Terry Gourvish

Oxford University Press

This chapter begins by discussing the creation of a shadow strategic rail authority (SSRA). It also talks about the Train Operating Companies' (TOC) performance during 1998. It then discusses the efforts to reshape the existing SSRA structure in 1999. This chapter also talks about the SSRA's strategic management of the industry, as well as the impact on the industry caused by another serious accident at the Great Western main line out of Paddington at Ladbroke Grove on 5 October 1999. Subsequently, it explains the Ten Year Plan created by the government in July 2000 as well as several investments made by the government in the transportation sector.

Keywords:   Labour, shadow strategic rail authority, train operating companies, Great Western main line, Paddington, Ladbroke Grove, Ten Year Plan, investments, transportation sector

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .