Minister aims to have GBR in place in early 2024


Passenger numbers picking up: a busy scene at Lewes mid-morning on 18 March 2022 as passengers board and alight from a Southern Class 377 forming the 09.18 Ore to London Victoria.
John Vaughan

IT IS hoped Great British Railways, the new organisation created as part of the implementation of the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, will be in place by early 2024, Rail Minister Wendy Morton has told the House of Commons Transport Committee. However, the Minister cautioned that primary legislation would be needed to set up the new organisation and the timing for this is yet to be confirmed.

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