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Rail services reduced

Title
Rail services reduced
Genre
News report; Interview; Speech; Parliamentary debate
TX Date
31 Jan 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:11
Description
Bruce Whitfield reports on fears that rail privatisation will lead to a reduction in the number of services as minimum service level is being set below current level. Includes speeches by Labour leader Tony Blair and Prime Minister John Major at Prime Minister’s Question Time; interviews with Rail Minister John Watts; Michael Meacher Shadow Transport Secretary; Richard Pout, Transport 2000; Jimmy Knapp, RMT.
Contributors
John Watts; Michael Meacher; John Major; Tony Blair; Bruce Whitfield; Richard Pout; Jimmy Knapp
Keywords
Trade unions; Government; British Rail; Conservative Party; Railways; Privatization; Railway services; Transport 2000; RMT

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