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Public support for nationalisation is through the roof. Actually the system is only barely private.
The British government may reverse a 50-year-old railway policy.
Canadian governments aren't completely selling off major public works, but their embrace of public-private "partnerships" is giving private financiers control of major infrastructure projects.
The government knows the system is a shambles – but refuses to admit that rail privatisation has failed.