Should the railways be renationalised? MoneySaving Poll Results

Souk

We used to let the train take the strain though in the last few weeks rail chaos has meant its been the cause of it.

Privatisation over 20 years ago means our trains are currently run by 30 private rail firms. Could renationalising taking it all back into public ownership be the solution?

Its a complex debate, so just opt for which of these is CLOSEST to your view.

Results

I'm aged under 25 (505 votes)
Renationalise it owned, run, and managed by the state.277 votes (55%)
Nationalise all infrastructure & rolling stock but pay private firms to manage it.48 votes (10%)
Have one big private firm running it all.5 votes (1%)
Have a few bigger private firms, for better co-ordination.12 votes (2%)
Keep private but take licences off poor performers more quickly.75 votes (15%)
Keep it as it is now.4 votes (1%)
More privatisation unfettered competition on same lines and service levels.46 votes (9%)
I dont understand it just make it work somehow.38 votes (8%)
I'm aged 25 to 34 (1896 votes)
Renationalise it owned, run, and managed by the state.1216 votes (64%)
Nationalise all infrastructure & rolling stock but pay private firms to manage it.145 votes (8%)
Have one big private firm running it all.27 votes (1%)
Have a few bigger private firms, for better co-ordination.41 votes (2%)
Keep private but take licences off poor performers more quickly.240 votes (13%)
Keep it as it is now.20 votes (1%)
More privatisation unfettered competition on same lines and service levels.91 votes (5%)
I dont understand it just make it work somehow.116 votes (6%)
I'm aged 35 to 49 (2822 votes)
Renationalise it owned, run, and managed by the state.1896 votes (67%)
Nationalise all infrastructure & rolling stock but pay private firms to manage it.158 votes (6%)
Have one big private firm running it all.37 votes (1%)
Have a few bigger private firms, for better co-ordination.104 votes (4%)
Keep private but take licences off poor performers more quickly.378 votes (13%)
Keep it as it is now.29 votes (1%)
More privatisation unfettered competition on same lines and service levels.96 votes (3%)
I dont understand it just make it work somehow.124 votes (4%)
I'm aged 50 to 64 (3580 votes)
Renationalise it owned, run, and managed by the state.2483 votes (69%)
Nationalise all infrastructure & rolling stock but pay private firms to manage it.170 votes (5%)
Have one big private firm running it all.54 votes (2%)
Have a few bigger private firms, for better co-ordination.127 votes (4%)
Keep private but take licences off poor performers more quickly.505 votes (14%)
Keep it as it is now.31 votes (1%)
More privatisation unfettered competition on same lines and service levels.94 votes (3%)
I dont understand it just make it work somehow.116 votes (3%)
I'm aged 65+ (2888 votes)
Renationalise it owned, run, and managed by the state.1843 votes (64%)
Nationalise all infrastructure & rolling stock but pay private firms to manage it.124 votes (4%)
Have one big private firm running it all.55 votes (2%)
Have a few bigger private firms, for better co-ordination.130 votes (5%)
Keep private but take licences off poor performers more quickly.532 votes (18%)
Keep it as it is now.37 votes (1%)
More privatisation unfettered competition on same lines and service levels.96 votes (3%)
I dont understand it just make it work somehow.71 votes (2%)

                   11,691 votes received.

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