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Railtrack haunts Cameron's plan for road privatisation

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Good article Mark but something has to change as we can't sensibly muddle on as we are. The DfT's own road traffic forecasts indicate that serious problems lie ahead if and when we can drag ourselves out of the recession. Space on our strategic road network is limited and needs to be managed. But I don't think the general public, or our politicians, are ready for road pricing. So it looks like the DBFO model (with shadow tolls) may provide a compromise. But the costs of private finance and the balance of risk and reward will need to be addressed.

Posted date

30 March, 2012

Posted time

2:55 pm

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