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LOCAL AUTHORITIES RESIST THE FRANCHISING OF SCOTRAIL

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Twelve Labour local authorities in Strathclyde are attempting to delay the franchising of ScotRail, the Financial T...
Twelve Labour local authorities in Strathclyde are attempting to delay the franchising of ScotRail, the Financial Times (p10) reports.

But officials of the passenger transport authority are recommending that National Express are granted the franchise.

It the PTA refuses to accept the National Express bid, transport secretary George Young has the power to overrule their decision.
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