Commentary

16 General considerations

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
| Commentary

16 General considerations

| Commentary

C: CARRIAGE BY RAIL

16 General considerations

By statute no person is to be regarded as a common carrier by rail1.

Operation of the main railway network is now governed by the Railways Act 1993. Franchises to carry passengers over specific parts of the network2 and licences to carry freight3 have been granted to a number of train operating companies.

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