23 June 2022

The Department for Transport has launched a public consultation on the legislative reform required to deliver on the commitments and proposals of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail. The consultation is structured around three headings: (1) establishing Great British Railways, (2) establishing a new sector structure, and (3) reform of wider industry structures and processes. The consultation closes to responses at 11.45pm on 4 August 2022.

This note outlines the key details of the consultation and the changes anticipated for the rail industry.

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Brioney Thomas

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