Transport Secretary keeps pressure on struggling Northern Rail

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ChronicleLive reported that Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps has stated that the Northern Rail franchise will only be able to continue “for a number of months” according to recent financial information. In a written statement to Parliament, the Prime Minister outlined that he would “consider whether to award a short-term management contract or whether to ask the Department of Transport’s own Operator of Last Resort to step in and deliver passenger services.”

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