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UK rail growth would not have been possible without privatisation, says RDG

Industry body the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) has said the railway's "phenomenal financial turnaround" and significant passenger growth would not have happened without privatisation. RDG was responding to reports that new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn would seek to gradually bring...

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