https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-51298820 "Troubled rail company Northern is to be brought under government control. The decision, which will see the firm's franchise stripped from operator Arriva Rail North from 1 March, was taken following years of major disruption. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said passengers had "lost trust in the north's rail network"." Also https://www.cityam.com/enough-is-en...western-railway-passengers-fed-up-with-fares/ "South Western Railway was also hit by the news that the government has started proceedings to potentially take it back into public control last week." This privatisation fiasco has worked out really well, ain't it? Will the Tories now agree it was an idiotic mistake?