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Archive for August 1st, 2007

Train, planes and automobiles: A right mess for British transport

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 International Herald Tribune

“They have been seduced by models that appear to give you a lot of infrastructure on the cheap,” said Stephen Glaister, professor of transport and infrastructure at Imperial College of London. “And of course they dont.”

He used to be at LSE when I was. Great bloke. Good economist. He is talking about privatisation. Or, as it is called here P3.

Let me summarise – it didn’t work.

Written by Stephen Rees

August 1, 2007 at 7:13 pm