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Profile: Alastair Morton Chairman of the Strategic Rail Authority

He's back. Tough-talking former Eurotunnel co-chairman Sir Alastair Morton has returned to the fray as head of the new Strategic Rail Authority. Not someone to duck a confrontation, Morton once sent the then Costain chairman and TransManche Link chief Peter Costain a cartoon of two cavemen bashing each other over the head. The caption ran: 'Does negotiating give you a headache?'

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