It's not only the people riding the trains, those who work on the railroads are also fed up with the privatisation. Nobody likes the results except the people profiting from it and politicians whose religion dictate that it should be like that.

Train worker union members (who work with it every day and have seen the results) are doing a campaign.
mittskifte.org/petitions/tagen

@owl quite interestingly, in the finnish discourse about if trains should be privatized the spirit was often that british privatization was a failure but swedish one a success.

anyway, britain has now reintroduced a lot of public control over trains, and it's clear that sweden should do the same.

and finland should not even think about privatizing any more.

@Stoori
> swedish one a success.

I need one of those mad-laugh-cry emoji.

@owl i find it interesting that not even in japan, possibly the most railroadest of all countries, are private train operations profitable outside the main metropolitan areas.

that should be taken as a clear hint to not privatize trains.

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@antonia @owl yeah, i guess they don't gain so much profit from running trains than from renting property from stations :D

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