"the railways were utterly worn out after WW2 and needed massive replacement of equipment."
Which the the owners were unwilling or unable to do, so the public purse picked up the bill.
Not a member of The Register?
Create a new account
Remember me on this computer?
The Register - Independent news and views for the tech community. Part of Situation Publishing
Join our daily or weekly newsletters, subscribe to a specific section or set News alerts
Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020