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BRITAIN’s secretary of state for transport Mr Chris Grayling announced on October 12 that the government has allocated infrastructure manager Network Rail (NR) a budget of £47.9bn for operation, maintenance…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on August 10 that it has awarded a contract to operate the West Midlands franchise to West Midlands Trains, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abellio…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has deposited a hybrid Bill in Parliament seeking powers to build Phase 2a of HS2 from Lichfield to Crewe, which is expected to open 2027,…
BRITAIN’s National Audit Office (NAO) has published findings of an investigation into the Sheffield to Rotherham tram-train scheme, and has discovered Network Rail’s (NR) original cost has quadrupled, the cost:benefit…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport revealed its shortlist of bidders for the South Eastern franchise on June 22.
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has released the shortlist of bidders for the West Coast Partnership (WCP) franchise, which will operate inter-city services on the West Coast Main Line from…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on March 27 that it has selected a 70:30 joint venture of FirstGroup and MTR for a contract to operate the South Western franchise,…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on March 1 that it has shortlisted three bidders for a contract to operate the East Midlands franchise from next year.
TRENITALIA and First Group have joined forces to bid for two British passenger rail franchises - East Midlands and West Coast Partnership - which are due to be awarded in…
NATIONAL Express Group has agreed in principle to sell its c2c rail franchise in Britain to Italian State Railways’ (FS) train operating subsidiary Trenitalia for around £70m, subject to approval…
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