Wales

THE winner of the 15-year Wales & borders franchisee, KeolisAmey, which takes over in October, has named CAF and Vivarail as preferred bidders for contracts to supply new trains.
FOLLOWING a 10-day standstill period, the Welsh government appointed KeolisAmey as operator and development partner for the Wales & Borders franchise and South Wales Metro on June 4, confirming an…
THE Welsh government announced on May 23 that it intends to appoint KeolisAmey as Operator and Development Partner (ODP) for the Wales & Borders franchise and the South Wales Metro…
TRANSPORT for Wales announced on October 30 that Arriva has confirmed its intention to withdraw from the competition for the new Wales & Borders franchise.
BRITAIN’s Department for Transport (DfT) has announced that it will ditch plans to electrify the Midland Main Line (MML) between Kettering, Nottingham, and Sheffield, the Great Western Main Line (GWML)…
CAF announced on July 13 that it is planning to build a rolling stock plant in South Wales, which will assemble vehicles for the British market.
THE economy and infrastructure secretary of the Welsh government, Mr Ken Skates, has announced that four companies have been pre-qualified for the new Wales and Borders railway franchise which will…
NETWORK Rail announced on August 11 that it has awarded a contract to Siemens Rail Automation for the design, construction, testing and commissioning of the Port Talbot West Phase 1…
AFTER months of political deadlock, the British government and the Welsh assembly have reached an agreement on funding for the electrification of the South Wales Main Line between Cardiff and…

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