One of the most heavily subsidised train companies – Southern Rail – has been awarded additional funding of £20m

….to tackle some of the problems it is having!

It’s parent company – Go-Ahead – is hugely profitable.

The government has put in place a new board to address some of the issues on the troubled rail network.

Over the past 30 years, most UK governments have been at pains to emphasise what the public sector can learn from the private sector. Now having privatised the rail network – the private sector is clearly dependent on lessons and additional financing from the state

Source: Southern rail crisis: £20m fund announced to tackle problems | UK news | The Guardian