Proposed timetable of works
Take over franchise, organise
new uniforms, rebrand everything, repaint the trains, draw up
initial new and improved timetable and ditch surplus trains.
Order new trains, organise
new fares structure and redeploy staff more efficiently.
Cease to receive a subsidy
from the Department for Transport. Cheer. Refurbish a major station
and embark on a route modernisation.
Take delivery of first of
new trains and pay Department for Transport a premium. Prepare
passengers for service accelerations.
Accept last of new fleet of
trains. Accelerate services. Pay bigger premium.
Embark on widespread round
of refreshing stations, introducing new passenger information
systems and deep-cleaning of older members of the train fleet.
Launch the Department for
Transport's new wonder ticketing system. Make more money. End
of this year marks the break point at which you can voluntarily
terminate the franchise without penalty. Don't suggest you may
plan to do this.
Remarkable increase in passengers
brought on by your service accelerations, capacity increases,
improved information, better ticketing and contribution to the
economic boom will allow you to double your premium payment.
New technology will allow
you to carry a motorway-load of passengers 300 miles in a four
coach train with no energy expenditure and a 30-minute journey
time. Passengers will accordingly pay £500 for a return
standard-class ticket and the premium payment will be doubled
Find remarkable new revenue
stream from conquering nearby galaxies and enslaving the residents
to work all your services. Double premium payment accordingly.