This book provides a critical overview of the relationships between planning and railway management and development during the key period in the 20th Century when the railway was in public ownership: 1948-94. It assesses the strength of the relationships when working in collaboration with the private sector. The book then focuses on the interplay between planning and railway since privatization in 1994 and points to best practice for the future in institutional structures and policy development to secure improved outcomes.

chapter 1|16 pages


chapter 3|16 pages

Institutional Arrangements: 1948–68

chapter 4|36 pages

Policy: 1948–68

chapter 5|24 pages

Outcomes: 1948–68

chapter 6|22 pages

Institutional Relationships: 1969–94

chapter 7|38 pages

Policy: 1969–94

chapter 8|40 pages

Outcomes: 1969–94

chapter 13|4 pages