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Labour plan to part re-nationalise rail network

17 July 2014 Last updated at 19:14 BST

Labour is planning to pass a new law which will allow parts of Britain's rail network to be run by public or not-for-profit companies.

The BBC has learnt that Ed Miliband and the rail unions have reached an agreement in advance of a divisive vote on rail nationalisation at this weekend's Labour policy conference.

BBC Political Editor Nick Robinson reports.