Why Britain’s Trains Don’t Run on Time: Capitalism -   LONDON — If how the railways run is a guide to the state of a nation, then it tells you something that Britain is in the middle of its biggest railway strike since 1994. Not coincidentally, that was the year the national rail network was privatized by the Conservative government of Prime Minister John Major.

Why Britain’s Trains Don’t Run on Time: Capitalism

Why Britain’s Trains Don’t Run on Time: Capitalism - LONDON — If how the railways run is a guide to the state of a nation, then it tells you something that Britain is in the middle of its biggest railway strike since 1994. Not coincidentally, that was the year the national rail network was privatized by the Conservative government of Prime Minister John Major.

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The entrance to Euston underground station, London, 1908. The tube station served the City & South London and Hampstead railways, now the Victoria line. It was opened in 1907. © National Railway Museum and SSPL http://www.nrm.org.uk/ourcollection/photo?group=Euston&objid=1997-7409_LMS_1489

The entrance to Euston underground station, London, 1908. The tube station served the City & South London and Hampstead railways, now the Victoria line. It was opened in 1907. © National Railway Museum and SSPL http://www.nrm.org.uk/ourcollection/photo?group=Euston&objid=1997-7409_LMS_1489

Note how many men are in uniform. This was typical of the time. They came from all over the world.

Note how many men are in uniform. This was typical of the time. They came from all over the world.

Cannon Street railway bridge, seen from Cannon Street station signal box, about 1923. Railway lines crossing the River Thames at the entrance to the station. National Railway Museum

Cannon Street railway bridge, seen from Cannon Street station signal box, about 1923. Railway lines crossing the River Thames at the entrance to the station. National Railway Museum

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