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Britain reforms railways but vows no ‘terrible sandwiches’

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will create a new public railway operator called Great British Railways in the biggest reform of the network in a quarter of a century, though there will be no return to the notoriously “terrible sandwiches” of the old British Rail. After the privatisation of British Rail from 1994-1997, the rail sector was fragmented into a bewildering array of different companies, fares and bosses – sometimes leaving passengers angry at poor service and blunders over timetables. “For too long passengers have not had the level of service they deserve,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson s…

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