Pound fool­ish cost cuts

The West Australian - - AGENDA -

Your re­port on the BHP train de­rail­ment (West­Busi­ness, 8/11) begs the ques­tion of why was there only one driver in charge of this mul­ti­mil­lion-dol­lar train? I seem to re­call there would once have been two. Mod­ern au­to­mated tech­nol­ogy and labour cost cut­ting bring to mind the old adage of “Penny wise, pound fool­ish.”

Vicky David­son, Ger­ald­ton

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