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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…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) says that it is planning measures to improve ticketing information for passengers and make it easier for people to choose the best value fare for…
A combination of poor project management and overengineering which had led to delays and soaring costs on a major British electrification project will seriously undermine the prospects for future main…
 THE cost of modernising Britain’s Great Western Main Line (GWML) has risen by £2.1bn more than originally planned in 2013 to £5.58bn, according to a damning report published by the…
BRITAIN’s Rail Minister Mr Paul Maynard MP announced on November 8 that after scrutiny from the Hendy review, he and the Department for Transport (DfT) have decided to defer four…
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced on September 29 that Arriva Cross Country has secured a three-year direct award contract to continue operating the Cross Country franchise from October 2016…
BRITAIN’s East Midlands franchise will need to see renewal and expansion of its train fleet to meet the demands of the next decade, according to a report published on September…
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