Shapps: 'Great British Railways will put passengers first'

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has hailed a new public sector body which will oversee Britain's railways, saying "for the first time, in a very long time, passengers will be at the heart of everything that the organisation will do". Control of trains and track will be brought under a new public sector body named Great British Railways (GBR) as part of sweeping reforms, the Department for Transport has announced.

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