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City Talks: British Rail with Christian Wolmar

Writer, broadcaster and transport specialist Christian Wolmar discusses the economics of running Britain’s transport networks and argues that Britain has no transport policy.

Podcast published on 31 August 2023

Chief Executive Andrew Carter is joined by Christian Wolmar, the writer and broadcaster and specialist in British transport. He is the author of several books, including Fire & Steam: How the Railways Transformed BritainAre Trams Socialist? Why Britain Has No Transport Policy, and most recently British Rail: A New History, published by Michael Joseph in 2022.

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