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Bob Reid's Railway Revolution By George Muir

Bob Reid's Railway Revolution by George Muir

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Bob Reid's Railway Revolution: Sir Robert Reid, how he transformed Britain's railways to be the best in Europe by George Muir

Bob Reid's Railway Revolution describes the life and career of the first Bob Reid, always known as Bob Reid One, and the history of the railways since nationalisation. It shows how the organisational changes he forced through when Chief Executive from 1980 to 1990 turned British Rail into one of the best railways in Europe. His reforms, described as revolutionary, saw Inter-City become profitable, the creation of Network SouthEast and for the first time in 30 years, a growth in passenger numbers and freight.

About George Muir

Gordon Muir left Gordonstoun School at 16 to become an apprentice engineer on a whaling ship and then went on to study physics and mathematics at Aberdeen University. For the following thirty years he worked for Morgan Grenfell advising companies on their financial affairs. In a lucky break, he was asked to become Managing Director of the newly privatised railway company, Connex South Eastern, and later to be Director-General of the Association of Train Operating Companies. Since retiring he has created theatrical performances of the Putney Debates, the life and poems of Robert Burns and the life and songs of Bob Dylan.

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GOR011786857
9781913491796
191349179X
Bob Reid's Railway Revolution: Sir Robert Reid, how he transformed Britain's railways to be the best in Europe by George Muir
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Unicorn Publishing Group
2021-10-19
224
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