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Report and Government Response published
MPs on the Transport Committee say there are serious shortcomings in the Department for Transport's capability and capacity to manage rail franchising.
The Transport Committee's inquiry draws together and follows up on a number of key issues raised in recent reviews and considers the extent to which rail franchising is achieving its key policy intentions. The Committee examines a current franchise competition, which will act as a case study.
Read all transcripts, written evidence and other material related to the rail franchising inquiry.
Transport Committee publishes report on rail franchising, calling for change to current model