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Full steam for Brits in Latvia
Privatization of railways is a process that receives special attention from the state and business circles regardless of the economic situation in which it takes place. Therefore privatization and restructuring of railways in post-Soviet countries has drawn the attention of many Europeans. The UK's Secretary of Transport David Jamieson recently visited Riga to share his country’s not so successful experience in railway privatization and offer help to his Latvian colleagues moving towards Europe