Flinders wrote:pete75 wrote:Flinders wrote:Not really. Since the idiocy of privatisation, rolling stock is privately owned (they were given it for a song). Suply and demand for rolling stock has been a complete mess ever since.
When BR was privatised, rolling stock was separated from operation of trains- something that was never the case before nationalisation (basically because it is insane to separate the two).
If what you describe isn't incompetence then what is?
Politican incompetence rather than mechanical, I suppose I meant.
The one has led to the other.