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More rail firms could be stripped of lines after east coast is renationalised [Subscription]

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Former John Lewis boss Andy Street brought on board as an adviser for government's East Coast rail shake-up

Former John Lewis boss and current mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, is being brought on board to advise with the East Coast Main Line services being taken back under government control.

Andy Burnham's plans to investigate Northern will not solve problems, says rail users chair

THE CHAIR of a rail organisation has criticised Andy Burnham over plans to investigate train company Northern.

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