The government says it intends to take the East Coast rail service, run by National Express, into state ownership.BBC NEWS | Business | East Coast rail to be state-runMinisters have refused National Express's requests for its contract with the government to be renegotiated.
The Department for Transport said that all East Coast services would continue and that tickets would be honoured.
Why stop there?
Buy back all of the railways.
It should never have gone to private hands in the first place