David Higgins, Chief Executive of Network Rail
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Network Rail: Lack of investment for 50 years was 'mistake'

Rail bosses have been spelling out their plan to spend more than £37bn running and expanding the network.

Network Rail, which is in charge of the tracks, signalling and many stations across Britain, has promised faster journey times, thousands more seats and a more reliable service.

But it also warned of the need for savings and more fare rises.

Dave Higgins, chief executive of Network Rail, said the lack of investment in the last 50 years was a mistake.

  • 08 Jan 2013
  • From the section UK
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