Thursday, January 26, 2012

Train operators cashing in on delays

According to the latest figures, Network Rail paid train companies £91 million last year, of which £12 million was to recompense operators for disruption caused by cable theft.
But the Association of Train Operating Companies declined to disclose how much of this money had been paid out.
Train operators are entitled to compensation for delays as short as five minutes but passengers can normally only claim compensation if the service is more than 30 minutes late. Continued

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