TITLE

Applications for New Rail Franchises

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Apr2000, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the Shadow Strategic Rail Authority of Great Britain has received 36 submissions from 18 groups in response to its invitation for proposals to improve passenger rail services in several key strategic areas of interest across the network, that is from London to the Midlands, Wales and the Northwest. The parties have lodged submissions covering all, one or a combination of the strategic areas outlined by the authority as candidates for the second and subsequent batches of franchise replacement. The operations covered include planning and implementing the Thameslink 2000 network of services north, south and through central London, and improving London commuter services and easing capacity constraints at Waterloo, Liverpool Street and Paddington.
ACCESSION #
12026652

 

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