Revised franchising timetable seeks value for money

September 2011
Railway Gazette International;Sep2011, Vol. 167 Issue 9, p29
Trade Publication
The article discusses the decision by the British Department of Transport to reschedule its plans for reletting eight passenger train operation franchises. The decision reportedly hopes to ascertain a deliverable and balanced programme. Among the commuter franchises in London, England, there are no changes to the timetable for reletting Essex Thameside or Southeastern. However, it was decided to bring forward the beginning of the replacement Thameslink franchise to September 2013.


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