2/3 of Scottish rail users want ScotRail nationalised

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The Times has reported a YouGov survey which finds 64% of Scottish rail passengers are open to ScotRail being nationalised. The findings follow persistent complaints of delays, cancellations and overcrowding by passengers. The poll also finds 11% of respondents wished the train service to remain in private hands, with 25% of respondents unsure of a future direction for the franchise. The Times reports the SNP’s current policy is for public sector bids for rail franchises in Scotland to take place.

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