Analysis Corporate Ashurst sitting pretty as National Express rail saga rumbles on By The Lawyer 22 November 2009 00:00 17 December 2015 09:41 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Anonymous 16 December 2009 at 07:29 As far as the rail side of the businessis concerned the franchise sytem itself causes many problems. The committment and long term planning are not the same as full ownership. This is not good for any of the stakeholders or for the competitiveness of our economy. Transport has a big role to play in climate change and sustainability. Does anybody have in mind a model which would be likely to deliver the objectives? Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.