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Archive ::: Statement

Department of Transport14 July 1992
British Rail (Privatisation)


1992-07-14 DoT-0011



Archive ::: Statement

Department of Transport24 November 1994
Railtrack


1994-11-24 DoT-001
2



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport24 April 1995
Rail privatisation timetable “on track” – Watts


1995-04-24 DoT-001
3



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport5 June 1995
Mawhinney welcomes sale of major rail businesses


1995-06-05 DoT-001
4



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department of Transport4 October 1995
Rail privatisation “real and happening now” – John Watts


1995-10-04 DoT-001
5



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport8 December 1995
Transport secretary Sir George Young - statement on OPRAF judicial review


1995-12-08 DoT-001
6



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department of Transport15 December 1995
Statement from transport secretary Sir George Young on Court of Appeal judgement


1995-12-15 DoT-001
7



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department of Transport18 December 1995
Final BR design office and specialist engineering business sold


1995-12-18 DoT-001
8



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport2 January 1996
Secretary of State for Transport, Sir George Young's, statement in response to Which? report


1996-01-02 DoT-001
9



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport4 January 1996
Final BR signalling business sold


1996-01-04 DoT-001
10



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport10 January 1996
Rail privatisation “just the ticket” for passengers and taxpayers – Watts


1996-01-10 DoT-001
11



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport5 February 1996
Sir George Young hails launch of first privatised passenger rail services


1996-02-05 DoT-001
12



Archive ::: Publication

House of Commons Library6 February 1996
Rail passenger franchises


1996-02-06 HoC-001
13



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport23 February 1996
Watts welcomes halfway point in rail franchising sell off


1996-02-23 DoT-002
14



Archive ::: Statement
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Office of the Rail Regulator3 April 1996
Rail Regulator's Statement [[Railtrack prospectus]]


1996-04-03 ORR-001
15



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport10 April 1996
Statement fromTransport Secretary on Roger Salmon - Franchising Director


1996-04-10 DoT-001
16



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport28 May 1996
Latest rail franchises start running in private sector


1996-05-28 DoT-001
17



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport15 August 1996
Bowis welcomes independent confirmation of passenger benefits on privatised railways


1996-08-15 DoT-001
18



Archive ::: Press release

National Audit Office23 October 1996
Office of Passenger Rail Franchising (OPRAF): The award of the first three passenger rail franchises


1996-10-23 NAO-001
19



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport8 November 1996
Passengers up, subsidy down – Watts hails rail privatisation as a winner


1996-11-08 DoT-001
20



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department of Transport19 November 1996
Private rail performance powers ahead – Watts


1996-11-19 DoT-001
21



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport26 November 1996
Sir George Young announces transport spending plans


1996-11-26 DoT-001
22



Archive ::: Early Day Motion

House of Commons17 February 1997
South West Trains


1997-02-17 HoC-001
23



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport8 May 1997
Strang sounds warning to private rail operators


1997-05-08 DoT-001
24



Archive ::: Press release

Office of the Rail Regulator11 June 1997
Rail Regulator says to passenger train and station operators: deliver improvements or face tougher enforcement


1997-06-11 ORR-001
25



Archive ::: Press release

Railtrack plc16 June 1997
Railtrack: We will work together with the Rail Regulator pledge


1997-06-16 RTK-001
26



Archive ::: Press release

Office of the Rail Regulator7 October 1997
New service opportunities before the millennium? - Rail Regulator seeks views


1997-10-07 ORR-001
27



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF26 January 1998
Franchising Director welcomes new trains deal for Gatwick Express


1998-01-26 OPR-001
28



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF6 March 1998
£75million of additional passenger benefits agreed with FirstGroup plc


1998-03-06 OPR-001
29



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF26 March 1998
Thames Trains passengers to benefit from Go-Ahead Group offer


1998-03-26 OPR-002
30



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF30 March 1998
Conditions met for FirstGroup takeover of Great Western


1998-03-30 OPR-001
31



Archive ::: Press release

Office of the Rail Regulator31 March 1998
New service opportunities for rail passengers


1998-03-31 ORR-001
32



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF11 May 1998
Franchising Director calls for action on poorly performing services


1998-05-11 OPR-001
33



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF5 June 1998
Thames Trains deal approved


1998-06-05 OPR-001
34



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF19 June 1998
Franchising Director to assess options for additional East Coast capacity


1998-06-19 OPR-001
35



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF17 July 1998
Decision on Connex South Central extended franchise bid


1998-07-17 OPR-001
36



Archive ::: Press release

GNER8 August 1998
GNER to run Skipton-London service


1998-08-08 GNE-001
37



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF13 August 1998
Action plans demanded from train operators


1998-08-13 OPR-001
38



Archive ::: Report

Railway Forum18 September 1998
The government white paper on the future of transport


1998-09-18 RFO-002
39



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF30 September 1998
Statement from John O'Brien, Director of Passenger Rail Franchising


1998-09-30 OPR-001
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Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF7 October 1998
Focus on integrated transport as Stagecoach / Virgin acquisition gets Franchising Director's approval


1998-10-07 OPR-001
41



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF29 October 1998
Service levels restored on North Western Trains under recovery plan


1998-10-29 OPR-001
42



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF11 November 1998
Improvement for passengers on LTS Rail


1998-11-11 OPR-001
43



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF4 May 1999
Mike Grant gets down to business as franchising director


1999-05-04 OPR-001
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Archive ::: Guidance note

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority16 June 1999
Planning criteria - a guide to the appraisal of support for passenger rail services


1999-06-16 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority30 June 1999
Sir Alastair Morton sets out priorities for the SRA


1999-06-30 SRA-001
46



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority7 July 1999
Mission statement for the Strategic Rail Authority


1999-07-07 SRA-001
47



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority12 August 1999
SSRA appoints external advisers


1999-08-12 SRA-001
48



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC16 September 1999
Train operators on the right track


1999-09-16 ATO-001
49



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority16 September 1999
SRA Chairman issues call to arms to train operators - new franchises to be negotiated


1999-09-16 SRA-001
50



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority17 September 1999
Sir Alastair Morton spells out plans for franchise replacement


1999-09-17 SRA-001
51



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority23 September 1999
The 2nd UK Local Authority Chairs of Transport Conference, - Sir Alastair Morton


1999-09-23 SRA-001
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority23 September 1999
Sir Alastair Morton scopes timescale for renegotiation of franchises including local authorities


1999-09-23 SRA-002
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Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority23 September 1999
£800m South East rail scheme moves ahead


1999-09-23 SRA-003
54



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority6 October 1999
The Strategic Rail Authority's challenge to the British rail industry


1999-10-06 SRA-001
55



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority6 October 1999
Sir Alastair Morton speaks to the City


1999-10-06 SRA-002
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Archive ::: Letter

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority12 October 1999
Franchise replacement


1999-10-12 SRA-001
57



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority24 November 1999
Building a better railway: Franchising Director invites replacement franchise proposals for Chiltern, Connex South Central and Great North Eastern franchises


1999-11-24 SRA-001
58



Archive ::: Press release

Sea Containers7 December 1999
Sea Containers' GNER subsidiary selected by UK's Strategic Rail Authority for 20-year franchise replacement negotiations


1999-12-07 SEC-001
59



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority9 December 1999
Building a better railway: proposals invited for second round of franchise replacements


1999-12-09 SRA-001
60



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority9 December 1999
Franchise replacement


1999-12-09 SRA-002
61



Archive ::: Press release

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions13 December 1999
Prescott sets out ten-year plan for investment


1999-12-13 DET-001
62



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority22 December 1999
Building a better railway: first companies prequalify for franchise replacement


1999-12-22 SRA-002
63



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority15 February 2000
Proposals invited for second round of franchise replacement


2000-02-15 SRA-001
64



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority18 February 2000
Change of control for MTL franchises


2000-02-18 SRA-001
65



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority8 March 2000
Areas defined for second franchise replacement round


2000-03-08 SRA-001
66



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC14 March 2000
Passengers will be the winners from franchise announcement


2000-03-14 ATO-001
67



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority14 March 2000
Six companies shortlisted for first franchise replacement round


2000-03-14 SRA-001
68



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group3 April 2000
Stagecoach to dispose of Porterbrook for £1.4 billion


2000-04-03 STG-001
69



Archive ::: Press release
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Office of the Rail Regulator14 April 2000
Rail Regulator tackles Railtrack's incentive framework


2000-04-14 ORR-001
70



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority19 April 2000
New entrants qualify for second franchise replacement round


2000-04-19 SRA-001
71



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority8 May 2000
SSRA moves towards high speed rail route to the north


2000-05-08 SRA-001
72



Archive ::: Press release

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions25 May 2000
Investment the key to the rail industry's future Prescott tells summit


2000-05-25 DET-001
73



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority15 June 2000
New Prism deal brings £20.5 million boost for rail


2000-06-15 SRA-001
74



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority15 June 2000
New Prism deal paves way for Wales and Borders franchise


2000-06-15 SRA-002
75



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC20 June 2000
Britain's new rail franchise map


2000-06-20 ATO-001
76



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority20 June 2000
Sir Alastair Morton sets out map for UK rail


2000-06-20 SRA-001
77



Archive ::: Press release

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions14 July 2000
Transport: From stop-go to ready to go


2000-07-14 DET-001
78



Archive ::: Press release
3

Prism Rail PLC18 July 2000
National Express Group plc ('National Express') recommended offer for Prism Rail PLC ('Prism Rail')


2000-07-18 PRI-001
79



Archive ::: Press release
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Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions20 July 2000
£180bn Ten year investment plan to deliver top class transport system


2000-07-20 DET-002
80



Archive ::: Speech (full)
3

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions20 July 2000
Transport (ten year plan)


2000-07-20 DET-003
81



Archive ::: Press release

Office of the Rail Regulator25 July 2000
New contracts for a new era


2000-07-25 ORR-001
82



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority8 August 2000
New franchise for Wales and Borders confirmed:competition launched for new franchise:


2000-08-08 SRA-001
83



Archive ::: Press release

The Go-Ahead Group10 August 2000
Chiltern Railways franchise


2000-08-10 GOA-001
84



Archive ::: Press release
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Shadow Strategic Rail Authority10 August 2000
SSRA secures £600 million new investment for Chiltern and Midland Main Line franchises


2000-08-10 SRA-001
85



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority10 August 2000
New Chiltern agreement brings £370 million investment


2000-08-10 SRA-002
86



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority10 August 2000
£238 million additional investment for passengers on Midland Mainline


2000-08-10 SRA-003
87



Archive ::: Press release

Sea Containers17 August 2000
Sea Containers' GNER holdings subsidiary selected to bid for largest U.K. rail franchise, South West Trains


2000-08-17 SEC-001
88



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority17 August 2000
Three parties shortlisted for South West Trains franchise


2000-08-17 SRA-001
89



Archive ::: Speech (excerpt)

Stagecoach Group8 September 2000
Extract of speech by Brian Souter chairman of Stagecoach Group plc


2000-09-08 STG-001
90



Archive ::: Press release
2

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority14 September 2000
Building a better railway: pre-qualifiers confirmed for Wales & Borders franchise


2000-09-14 SRA-001
91



Archive ::: Press release

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority12 October 2000
Waterloo - Exeter Line included in new Wessex franchise


2000-10-12 SRA-001
92



Archive ::: Press release

Connex23 October 2000
Rail retail revolution puts stations back into heart of community


2000-10-23 CON-001
93



Archive ::: Press release
2

Connex24 October 2000
Connex sets out its position on South Central franchise


2000-10-24 CON-001
94



Archive ::: Press release
2

Shadow Strategic Rail Authority24 October 2000
Building a better railway: £1.5 billion investment for new South Central franchise


2000-10-24 SRA-001
95



Archive ::: Press release

OPRAF2 November 2000
Building a better railway: four shortlisted for new Transpennine Express franchise


2000-11-02 OPR-001
96



Archive ::: Press release

Office of the Rail Regulator2 January 2001
Regulator requires train operator specific plans as part of national rail recovery plan


2001-01-02 ORR-001
97



Archive ::: Press release

Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions1 February 2001
The Strategic Rail Authority sheds its shadow status


2001-02-01 DET-001
98



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority8 February 2001
New trains for Yorkshire commuters: roll over terms agreed for Northern Spirit and MerseyRail franchises


2001-02-08 SRA-001
99



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority8 February 2001
SRA prepares for future Wales, Wessex and Thameslink franchises


2001-02-08 SRA-002
100



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority14 February 2001
Railtrack cost increase forces East Coast Main Line review


2001-02-14 SRA-001
101



Archive ::: Press release
5

Strategic Rail Authority15 February 2001
Building a better railway: SRA shortlists four for Wales and Borders franchise


2001-02-15 SRA-001
102



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority2 March 2001
SRA approves ECML costs and announces Strategic Agenda approval


2001-03-02 SRA-001
103



Archive ::: Press release
4

Strategic Rail Authority13 March 2001
Building a better railway: Morton sets out strategic agenda for Britain's railways


2001-03-13 SRA-001
104



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority19 March 2001
SRA boost for Isle of Wight


2001-03-19 SRA-001
105



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority2 April 2001
SRA acts to ensure early benefits for Chiltern


2001-04-02 SRA-001
106



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority2 April 2001
SRA and Stagecoach sign up to £1.7 billion investment package for South West Trains


2001-04-02 SRA-002
107



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority2 April 2001
East Coast Main Line - Joint Venture


2001-04-02 SRA-003
108



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority2 April 2001
SRA Chairman comments on today's rail announcements


2001-04-02 SRA-004
109



Archive ::: Press release
3

Stagecoach Holdings PLC2 April 2001
Stagecoach Group welcomes South West Trains decision


2001-04-02 STG-001
110



Archive ::: Press release
6

Stagecoach Holdings PLC24 April 2001
Stagecoach signs £1 billion order for South West Trains


2001-04-24 STG-001
111



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority9 May 2001
ECML replacement franchise


2001-05-09 SRA-001
112



Archive ::: Press release

Connex29 May 2001
Connex Transport UK Limited sale of Connex South Central Limited to Govia Limited


2001-05-29 CON-001
113



Archive ::: Press release

The Go-Ahead Group30 May 2001
Acquisition of Connex South Central Limited by Govia Limited ('Govia')


2001-05-30 GOA-001
114



Archive ::: Press release

Govia30 May 2001
Acquisition of Connex South Central Limited by Govia Limited ('Govia')


2001-05-30 GOV-001
115



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Strategic Rail Authority26 June 2001
Coming out of the Shadow


2001-06-26 SRA-001
116



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC16 July 2001
Franchise extensions not a long-term solution says ATOC


2001-07-16 ATO-001
117



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions16 Jul 2001 00:00
Concentrate on early gains for passengers Byers spells out new franchising policy


2001-07-16 DTR-001
118



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions18 Jul 2001 00:00
East Coast Main Line franchise


2001-07-18 DTR-001
119



Archive ::: Press release

Sea Containers19 July 2001
British government defers award of new 20 year GNER franchise and indicates its intention to negotiate two year extension to existing GNER franchise to expire in 2005


2001-07-19 SEC-001
120



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority24 August 2001
South Central franchise transferred - £1.5 billion investment boost moves into gear


2001-08-24 SRA-001
121



Archive ::: Press release

Connex25 August 2001
South Central transfer


2001-08-25 CON-001
122



Archive ::: Press release
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The Go-Ahead Group28 August 2001
Completion of acquisition of South Central franchise


2001-08-28 GOA-001
123



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC31 August 2001
Train operators pledge early passenger improvements


2001-08-31 ATO-001
124



Archive ::: Press release
6

Strategic Rail Authority13 September 2001
Separation of Wales and West


2001-09-13 SRA-001
125



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions14 Sep 2001 00:00
Byers invites SRA to progress new Transpennine Express franchise


2001-09-14 DTR-001
126



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority14 September 2001
SRA's TransPennine Express Moves Forward


2001-09-14 SRA-001
127



Archive ::: Press release

Connex21 September 2001
Connex strengthens UK franchise bid development team


2001-09-21 CON-001
128



Archive ::: Press release
3

Strategic Rail Authority28 September 2001
Rail Authority publishes strategic options for Isle of Wight services


2001-09-28 SRA-001
129



Archive ::: Press release

GNER Holdings24 October 2001
GNER welcomes new SRA chairman


2001-10-24 GNE-001
130



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group7 November 2001
Stagecoach study into vertical integration for rail


2001-11-07 STG-001
131



Archive ::: Press release

GNER Holdings26 November 2001
GNER signs ‘landmark’ agreement with trade unions


2001-11-26 GNE-001
132



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group3 December 2001
Stagecoach presents a railway solution


2001-12-03 STG-001
133



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group3 December 2001
Stagecoach presents a railway solution


2001-12-03 STG-001
134



Archive ::: Press release

Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions19 Dec 2001 00:00
Byers welcomes SRA franchising programme


2001-12-19 DTR-001
135



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC14 January 2002
Rail industry response to SRA's strategic plan


2002-01-14 ATO-001
136



Archive ::: Press release
5

Strategic Rail Authority14 January 2002
Building a better railway: SRA launches strategic plan


2002-01-14 SRA-002
137



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department of Transport, Local Government and the Regions16 Jan 2002 00:00
Byers welcomes East Coast deal


2002-01-16 DTR-001
138



Archive ::: Press release
2

GNER Holdings16 January 2002
GNER franchise extended to 2005


2002-01-16 GNE-001
139



Archive ::: Press release
2

Strategic Rail Authority16 January 2002
Two-year GNER extension agreed - £100m private sector investment committed


2002-01-16 SRA-001
140



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority31 January 2002
Merseytravel to assume responsibility for region's local train network


2002-01-31 SRA-001
141



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority18 February 2002
Building a better railway: £370 million investment programme for Chiltern Railways - 20 year deal signed


2002-02-18 SRA-001
142



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority7 March 2002
SRA agrees terms for restructuring of Central Trains and ScotRail


2002-03-07 SRA-001
143



Archive ::: Press release

The Go-Ahead Group11 March 2002
South Central franchise to get 700 new carriages


2002-03-11 GOA-001
144



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority12 March 2002
SRA begins consultation on combining rail franchises


2002-03-12 SRA-001
145



Archive ::: Press release

Transport for London12 March 2002
'Consolidation of train operators into London is only one side of the equation' says TfL' s Ian Brown.


2002-03-12 TfL-001
146



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority27 March 2002
SRA starts process to facilitate new Greater Anglia franchise


2002-03-27 SRA-001
147



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group29 April 2002
Company statement


2002-04-29 STG-001
148



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority14 May 2002
Keen interest in new Merseyrail agreement


2002-05-14 SRA-001
149



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority21 May 2002
Bowker welcomes strong interest in the new Greater Anglia franchise


2002-05-21 SRA-001
150



Archive ::: Memorandum

Virgin Trains10 June 2002
Virgin committed to CrossCountry franchise


2002-06-10 VIR-001
151



Archive ::: Press release
4

Strategic Rail Authority1 July 2002
£29m benefits package secured for South West Trains passengers


2002-07-01 SRA-001
152



Archive ::: Press release
4

Stagecoach Group1 July 2002
Stagecoach Group signs SWT franchise amendment


2002-07-01 STG-001
153



Archive ::: Press release
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Strategic Rail Authority22 July 2002
Interim agreement between the Strategic Rail Authority and Virgin Rail Group


2002-07-22 SRA-001
154



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group22 July 2002
Stagecoach Group welcomes Virgin Rail deal


2002-07-22 STG-001
155



Archive ::: Press release
4

The Go-Ahead Group9 August 2002
Rail franchise replacement


2002-08-09 GOA-001
156



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority3 September 2002
£32 million of new investment for Merseyrail


2002-09-03 SRA-001
157



Archive ::: Press release
5

Railtrack PLC20 September 2002 : 07,00
Return of cash to Shareholders


2002-09-20 RTK-001
158



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority1 October 2002
Four invited to submit final bids for Wales and Borders franchise


2002-10-01 SRA-001
159



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority1 October 2002
Three new bidders shortlisted for Merseyrail


2002-10-01 SRA-002
160



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority3 October 2002
Immediate benefits for Central Trains passengers from improvements package


2002-10-03 SRA-001
161



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group23 October 2002
Company statement


2002-10-23 STG-001
162



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority6 November 2002
Preferred bidders announced for Transpennine Express


2002-11-06 SRA-001
163



Archive ::: Press release
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Strategic Rail Authority6 November 2002
SRA announces new approach for South West Trains


2002-11-06 SRA-002
164



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority6 November 2002
SRA announces new franchise for the west


2002-11-06 SRA-003
165



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group6 November 2002
Stagecoach Group welcomes new South West Trains franchise deal


2002-11-06 STG-001
166



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority12 November 2002
Future for Island Line announced


2002-11-12 SRA-001
167



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority18 December 2002
SRA welcomes new trains for Scotland / appoints team to oversee replacement of Scotrail franchise


2002-12-18 SRA-001
168



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority3 February 2003
SRA announces agreement for Merseyrail Electrics


2003-02-03 SRA-001
169



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group3 March 2003
Stagecoach group condemns unnecessary RMT guards dispute


2003-03-03 STG-001
170



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority14 March 2003
Four Pre-Qualify for Scottish Franchise


2003-03-14 SRA-001
171



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority1 April 2003
Three qualify for new Greater Anglia franchise


2003-04-01 SRA-001
172



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority10 April 2003
Go-Ahead and First to be invited to bid for Thames Trains franchise


2003-04-10 SRA-001
173



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority15 April 2003
New model contract debuts on Greater Anglia rail franchise


2003-04-15 SRA-001
174



Archive ::: Statement

GB Railways Group10 June 2003
Final results, 2002-03


2003-06-10 GBR-001
175



Archive ::: Press release

GNER19 June 2003
GNER pleased by omission from rail report


2003-06-19 GNE-001
176



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority27 June 2003
Strategic Rail Authority terminates Connex rail franchise


2003-06-27 SRA-001
177



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority8 July 2003
SRA enter heads of terms on Central Trains two-year extension


2003-07-08 SRA-001
178



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority11 July 2003
Three year South West Trains deal signed


2003-07-11 SRA-001
179



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group11 July 2003
Stagecoach Group signs new South West Trains deal


2003-07-11 STG-001
180



Archive ::: Press release
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Strategic Rail Authority28 July 2003
SRA Announce Preferred Bidder For TransPennine Express


2003-07-28 SRA-001
181



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority1 August 2003
SRA announces preferred bidder for new integrated Wales franchise


2003-08-01 SRA-001
182



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC19 August 2003
ATOC – adding value for rail passengers


2003-08-19 ATO-001
183



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC28 August 2003
New settlement system goes live across the UK rail network


2003-08-28 ATO-001
184



Archive ::: Memorandum
2

House of Commons Transport Committee23 September 2003
Virgin Rail Group interim agreement


2003-09-23 TCO-001
185



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority9 October 2003
Two year Central Trains extension


2003-10-09 SRA-001
186



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority20 October 2003
Wales and Borders franchise signing


2003-10-20 SRA-001
187



Archive ::: Press release
2

Strategic Rail Authority29 October 2003
Bids received for Scottish franchise


2003-10-29 SRA-001
188



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority4 November 2003
Preferred bidder announced for new Thames Trains franchise


2003-11-04 SRA-001
189



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority8 November 2003
SRA confirms transfer from Connex to South Eastern Trains


2003-11-08 SRA-001
190



Archive ::: Press release
2

South Eastern Trains9 November 2003
South Eastern Trains to take over operation of south eastern rail services this weekend


2003-11-09 SET-001
191



Archive ::: Press release
2

South Eastern Trains8 December 2003
South Eastern Trains outlines rail fare rises


2003-12-08 SET-001
192



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority10 December 2003
Island Line franchise signed


2003-12-10 SRA-001
193



Archive ::: Press release

John Laing12 December 2003
John Laing announces joint venture with GNER


2003-12-12 JLA-001
194



Archive ::: Press release
4

Strategic Rail Authority22 December 2003
National Express Group announced as preferred bidder for new Greater Anglia franchise


2003-12-22 SRA-001
195



Archive ::: Press release

Midland Mainline6 January 2004
Performance


2004-01-06 MML-001
196



Archive ::: Press release
2

Strategic Rail Authority29 January 2004
Bids invited for East Coast franchise


2004-01-29 SRA-001
197



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority13 February 2004
Franchising programme continues apace


2004-02-13 SRA-001
198



Archive ::: Press release
2

Strategic Rail Authority1 April 2004
The future for Britain’s rail passengers: new franchises begin


2004-04-01 SRA-001
199



Archive ::: Press release

Competition Commission28 April 2004
CC finds anti-competitive aspects to proposed acquisition by FirstGroup of Scottish rail franchise and consults on remedies


2004-04-28 COM-001
200



Archive ::: Press release

GNER7 May 2004
Shortlist for new GNER rail franchise


2004-05-07 GNE-001
201



Archive ::: Press release
2

Strategic Rail Authority7 May 2004
Four pre-qualify for InterCity East Coast Franchise


2004-05-07 SRA-001
202



Archive ::: Press release

Southern14 May 2004
South Central to Southern – train operator names the changes


2004-05-14 SOU-001
203



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup11 June 2004
FirstGroup plc Statement re Award of ScotRail Franchise


2004-06-11 FIR_001
204



Archive ::: Press release
3

Strategic Rail Authority11 June 2004
Firstgroup plc announced as preferred bidder for new Scottish passenger rail franchise


2004-06-11 SRA-001
205



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Strategic Rail Authority29 June 2004
Richard Bowker speech: Railway Forum annual conference


2004-06-29 SRA-001
206



Archive ::: Press release
2

Sea Containers5 July 2004
Sea Containers announces settlement of dispute with U.K. Strategic Rail Authority; Deputy Chief Financial Officer appointed


2004-07-05 SEC-001
207



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
A new structure to deliver a better railway


2004-07-15 DfT-001
208



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
West Midlands to get more say in how it runs its railways


2004-07-15 DfT-002
209



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
Scotland to get more powers over its railways


2004-07-15 DfT-003
210



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
North West to get more say in how it runs its railways


2004-07-15 DfT-004
211



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
North East to get more say in how it runs its railways


2004-07-15 DfT-005
212



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
London commuters have greater say over their rail network


2004-07-15 DfT-006
213



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jul 2004 00:00
Yorkshire to get more say in how it runs its railways


2004-07-15 DfT-008
214



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup20 August 2004
ScotRail franchise signed


2004-08-20 FIR_001
215



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority20 August 2004
New Scottish passenger rail franchise agreement signed


2004-08-20 SRA-001
216



Archive ::: Press release
2

Eurostar14 September 2004
Eurostar achieves record market share


2004-09-14 EUR-001
217



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority17 September 2004
Two-year Silverlink trains deal signed


2004-09-17 SRA-001
218



Archive ::: Press release

GNER6 October 2004
GNER – ready, willing & best able


2004-10-04 GNE-001
219



Archive ::: Press release
2

Strategic Rail Authority6 October 2004
Detailed bids invited for new InterCity East Coast franchise


2004-10-06 SRA-001
220



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority19 October 2004
New Northern Rail Franchise Signed


2004-10-19 SRA-001
221



Archive ::: Press release

Transport for London25 October 2004
Directions and Guidance to the Strategic Rail Authority 2004


2004-10-25 TfL-002
222



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 Nov 2004 00:00
Streamlined structure moves a step closer


2004-11-25 DfT-001
223



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 Jan 2005 00:00
Financial agreement sets Scotland's railways on track


2005-01-18 DfT-001
224



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority18 January 2005
Next stage in IKF franchising process


2005-01-18 SRA-001
225



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 Feb 2005 00:00
Appointment of rail Director General


2005-02-25 DfT-001
226



Archive ::: Press release

GNER22 March 2005
GNER signs new East Coast franchise


2005-03-22 GNE-001
227



Archive ::: Press release
5

Sea Containers22 March 2005
GNER signs new 10 year franchise


2005-03-22 SEC-001
228



Archive ::: Press release

Strategic Rail Authority22 March 2005
Biggest deal in European rail history marks East Coast franchise announcement


2005-03-22 SRA-001
229



Archive ::: Press release

GNER15 June 2005
GNER to withdraw smoking on trains


2005-06-15 GNE-001
230



Archive ::: Press release

GNER14 July 2005
Two minute silence to mark London terrorist incidents


2005-07-14 GNE-001
231



Archive ::: Press release

First ScotRail7 October 2005
Smoke free zone as First ScotRail introduces no smoking policy on Caledonian Sleeper


2005-10-07 FSC-001
232



Archive ::: Press release

First ScotRail17 October 2005
First ScotRail celebrates birthday with cut in train delays in Fife


2005-10-17 FSC_001
233



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 October 2005 00.00
Central Trains franchise remapping


2005-10-18 DfT-001
234



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport7 Nov 2005 00:00
Consultation document on South Western franchise published


2005-11-07 DfT-001
235



Archive ::: Press release

Serco Group22 November 2005
Serco appointed preferred bidder for £400m Docklands Light Railway service


2005-11-22 SER-001
236



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport30 November 2005 16:07
Department for Transport announces winner of Integrated Kent franchise


2005-11-30 DfT-001
237



Archive ::: Press release
3

Govia30 November 2005
Department for Transport announces Integrated Kent franchise


2005-11-30 GOV-001
238



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 Dec 2005 00:00
Announcement of the winner of Thameslink/GN franchise


2005-12-13 DfT-001
239



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 Dec 2005 00:00
Announcement of the winner of Greater Western franchise


2005-12-13 DfT-002
240



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 Dec 2005 00:00
Pre-qualified bidders for South Western franchise


2005-12-20 DfT-001
241



Archive ::: Press release
3

Virgin Trains32 January 2006
Virgin committed to CrossCountry franchise


2006-01-23 VIR-001
242



Archive ::: Press release

GNER24 January 2006
Unique funding deal for GNER improvements


2006-01-24 GNE-001
243



Archive ::: Press release
3

GNER27 January 2006
GNER statement on proposal by Office of Rail Regulation


2006-01-27 GNE-001
244



Archive ::: Press release
5

Office of Rail Regulation27 January 2006
New intercity services proposed for Sunderland and Teesside


2006-01-27 ORR-001
245



Archive ::: Press release
5

GNER13 February 2006
GNER challenges draft ORR ruling


2006-02-13 GNE-001
246



Archive ::: Written statement
3

Department for Transport21 March 2006
[Northern Rail franchise review]


2006-03-21 DfT-001
247



Archive ::: Press release

London TravelWatch21 March 2006
Watchdog welcomes Oyster decision


2006-03-21 LTW-001
248



Archive ::: Press release
3

pteg21 March 2006
pteg pleased with Northern Rail review outcome


2006-03-21 PTE-001
249



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport21 March 2006
RMT welcomes reprieve for Northern Rail services


2006-03-21 RMT-001
250



Archive ::: Press release
3

Northern Rail22 March 2006
Northern Rail welcomes findings of franchise review


2006-03-22 NOR-001
251



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport24 March 2006 00:00
Community Rail - new life for local lines


2006-03-24 DfT-001
252



Archive ::: Press release

First ScotRail24 March 2006
Celebrations mark 20th anniversary of reopening of Edinburgh to Bathgate line


2006-03-24 FSC_001
253



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport31 Mar 2006 00:00
Central trains franchise extended to Autumn 2007


2006-03-31 DfT-002
254



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern3 April 2006
Flying start for new Integrated Kent franchise


2006-04-03 SEA-001
255



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern18 April 2006
Southeastern completes its executive team and welcomes high-speed train experts


2006-04-18 SEA-001
256



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Jun 2006 00:00
Extra rail services for the West Midlands proposed


2006-06-08 DfT-001
257



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Jun 2006 00:00
Extra rail services for the East Midlands proposed


2006-06-08 DfT-002
258



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Jun 2006 00:00
Consultations launched for three new rail franchises


2006-06-08 DfT-003
259



Archive ::: Press release
3

Sea Containers25 July 2006
Sea Containers announces management change: Christopher Garnett steps down as Senior Vice President - Rail and as CEO of GNER subsidiary


2006-07-25 SEC-001
260



Archive ::: Press release
2

GNER27 July 2006
GNER disappointed by ruling in Judicial Review against the Office of Rail Regulation


2006-07-27 GNE-001
261



Archive ::: Press release
4

Sea Containers27 July 2006
GNER disappointed by ruling in Judicial Review against the Office of Rail Regulation


2006-07-27 SEC-001
262



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport11 Aug 2006 00:00
Silverlink franchise extended to November 2007


2006-08-11 DfT-001
263



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 Sep 2006 00:00
Department for Transport announces pre-qualified bidders for 3 new franchises


2006-09-19 DfT-001
264



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 Sep 2006 00:00
Department for Transport announces winner of South Western franchise


2006-09-22 DfT-001
265



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport31 Oct 2006 00:00
Invitations to tender issued for three new rail franchises


2006-10-31 DfT-001
266



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 Nov 2006 00:00
More stations benefit from funding to improve access


2006-11-09 DfT-001
267



Archive ::: Press release

Midland Mainline[[8 December 2006]]
QUIT IT Midland Mainline goes smoke free in the New Year


2006-12-08 MML-001
268



Archive ::: Press release
4

Sea Containers15 December 2006
GNER enters into new management agreement with Department for Transport to operate Intercity East Coast Mainline


2006-12-15 SEC-001
269



Archive ::: Press release
5

GNER22 January 2007
1.6 million extra seats on GNER as Leeds-London goes half-hourly


2007-01-22 GNE-001
270



Archive ::: Press release

Office of Rail Regulation22 January 2007
Office of Rail Regulation: new board members; new structure


2007-01-22 ORR-001
271



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group4 February 2007
Passengers to benefit from start of new era at South West Trains franchise


2007-02-04 STG-002
272



Archive ::: Press release

GNER19 February 2007
GNER selects Atos Origin to provide and support an internet retailing system for rail tickets


2007-02-19 GNE-001
273



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 Feb 2007 09:50
Stock Exchange statement - Department for Transport announces pre-qualified bidders for Intercity East Coast franchise


2007-02-20 DfT-001
274



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Mar 2007 09:30
New trains programme begins


2007-03-08 DfT-001
275



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport8 Mar 2007 09:31
Bidders for Inter City East Coast rail franchise invited to tender


2007-03-08 DfT-002
276



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport4 Apr 2007 07:01
More trains arriving on busy rail routes


2007-04-04 DfT-001
277



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport4 Apr 2007 08:37
More trains arriving on busy rail routes - Amended version


2007-04-04 DfT-002
278



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group6 April 2007
Virgin and Stagecoach team up with GNER for East Coast Rail bid


2007-04-06 STG-001
279



Archive ::: Press release
5

GNER21 May 2007
GNER launches best-ever Leeds-London rail service


2007-05-21 GNE-001
280



Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group plc06 Jun 2007
NX submits bid for Inter City East Coast Franchise


2007-06-06 NXG-001
281



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 Jun 2007 07:03
Agreement signed to amend Gatwick Express and Southern franchises


2007-06-19 DfT-001
282



Archive ::: Press release

Virgin Trains20 June 2007
Virgin Trains timetable boost for Chester


2007-06-20 VIR-001
283



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 June 2007
Department for Transport announces winner of West Midlands franchise


2007-06-21 DfT-001
284



Archive ::: Press release

Govia21 June 2007
Improvements on the way for passengers as Govia wins the West Midlands rail franchise


2007-06-21 GOV-001
285



Archive ::: Press release
9

Govia21 June 2007
Improvements on the way for passengers as Govia wins the West Midlands rail franchise


2007-06-21 LON-001
286



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 Jun 2007 07:07
New rail franchise delivers more services and extra capacity for the East Midlands


2007-06-22 DfT-001
287



Archive ::: Press release

GNER28 June 2007
GNER welcomes progress on East Coast rail route strategy


2007-06-28 GNE-001
288



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 Jul 2007 07:02
New rail franchise delivers big increase in capacity between major cities


2007-07-10 DfT-001
289



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 Jul 2007 10:29
Transport for London given ability to propose changes to inner suburban rail services


2007-07-18 DfT-001
290



Archive ::: Press release
3

GNER8 August 2007
GNER “bowled over” by success of Leeds-London half-hourly service


2007-08-08 GNE-001
291



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport14 Aug 2007 07:01
National Express awarded contract for growth on InterCity East Coast


2007-08-14 DfT-001
292



Archive ::: Press release
4

GNER14 August 2007
New East Coast rail franchise: GNER statement


2007-08-14 GNE-001
293



Archive ::: Press release
3

Sea Containers14 August 2007
Sea Containers disappointed by government decision on East Coast rail line


2007-08-14 SEC-001
294



Archive ::: Press release

Eurostar04 September 2007
Eurostar achieves record-breaking run between Paris and London


2007-09-04 EUR-001
295



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group10 Sep 2007
Stagecoach extends megatrain.com budget rail network


2007-09-10 STG-001
296



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group27 Sep 2007
East Midlands Trains top team announced


2007-09-27 STG-001
297



Archive ::: Press release
2

Southeastern2 October 2007
Hitachi unveils 'Bullet Train' at new Ashford depot


2007-10-02 SEA-001
298



Archive ::: Press release
3

East Midlands Trains11 November 2007
East Midlands Trains celebrates launch


2007-11-11 EMT-001
299



Archive ::: Press release
2

Stagecoach Group12 Nov 2007
Stagecoach pledge to passengers as East Midlands rail franchise begins


2007-11-12 STG-001
300



Archive ::: Press release

Transport for London12 November 2007
Silverlink lines under new management as Mayor launches London Overground


2007-11-12 TfL-001
301



Archive ::: Press release

East Midlands Trains20 November 2007
£18m investment to rebuild Derby train station


2007-11-20 EMT-001
302



Archive ::: Press release

GNER3 December 2007
New GNER website makes ticket buying easier for millions of rail passengers


2007-12-03 GNE-001
303



Archive ::: Press release
2

Stagecoach Group10 Dec 2007
Stagecoach extends budget rail service megatrain.com to East Midlands Trains


2007-12-10 STG-001
304



Archive ::: Press release

Virgin Trains20 February 2008
Wrexham set to join Virgin Trains network


2008-02-20 VIR-001
305



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport26 Feb 2008 07:39
Improving performance on First Great Western


2008-02-26 DfT-001
306



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland3 April 2008
Scot Rail franchise extension agreed


2008-04-03 TSC-001
307



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 May 2008 11:09
More capacity and better services for passengers on South Central franchise


2008-05-22 DfT-001
308



Archive ::: Press release/Stock exchange announcement

Department for Transport20 August 2008
[[South Central franchise]]


2008-08-20 DfT-001
309



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland22 September 2008
Minister celebrates 25 years of ScotRail network by announcing major boost to east coast services


2008-09-22 TSC-001
310



Archive ::: Press release

East Midlands Trains17 December 2008
Robin Hood dispatches Mansfield’s first Sunday train service since the 1960s


2008-12-17 EMT-001
311



Archive ::: Press release

East Midlands Trains18 December 2008
New hourly trains link Derby and Nottingham with the Dales and Matlock


2008-12-18 EMT-001
312



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 Dec 2008 14:39
Invitation to tender issued for 200 new diesel train carriages


2008-12-22 DfT-001
313



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC6 January 2009
Train operators dedicate staff to support new London railway policing teams


2009-01-06 ATO-001
314



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 Jan 2009 14:32
Commuters urged to claim for week of train strain


2009-01-09 DfT-001
315



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 Jan 2009 11:38
Ministers protect ticket office hours


2009-01-13 DfT-001
316



Archive ::: Media report

The Guardian21 January 2009
Railway firms ask Hoon for state aid as years of growth hit the buffers


2009-01-21 GUA-001
317



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group4 February 2009
South West Trains cost review update and further job reduction proposals


2009-02-04 STG-001
318



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC11 February 2009
Conservative rail plan shares key aims of train operators, says ATOC CEO Michael Roberts


2009-02-11 ATO-001
319



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport12 February 2009
Passengers and economy to benefit from biggest investment in trains for a generation


2009-02-12 DfT-001
320



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 Apr 2009 07:01
East Anglian rail service improvements


2009-04-02 DfT-001
321



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 Apr 2009 15:11
East Anglian Rail Service improvements - Correction


2009-04-02 DfT-002
322



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport09 Jun 2009 07:02
More frequent and more secure rail services for London and the South East


2009-06-09 DfT-001
323



Archive ::: Press release

RMT9 June 2009
RMT blasts wasted opportunity to bring South Central trains under public ownership


2009-06-09 RMT-001
324



Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group1 July 2009
National Express East Coast


2009-07-01 NXG-001
325



Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group1 July 2009
National Express Group PLC Pre Close Statement


2009-07-01 NXG-002
326



Archive ::: Press release

Amey4 July 2014
Keolis and Amey partnership wins Docklands Light Railway franchise


2009-07-04 AME-001
327



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 Aug 2009 09:46
New technology could signal the end of the line for paper tickets


2009-08-20 DfT-001
328



Archive ::: Press release
2

National Express Group22 October 2009
Interim Management Statement


2009-10-22 NXG-001
329



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC31 October 2009
Reform of rail franchises needed to do more for passengers and taxpayers


2009-10-30 ATO-001
330



Archive ::: Press release
4

Department for Transport13 Nov 2009 15:46
East Coast Main Line company pledges to improve services and invest for the future


2009-11-13 DfT-001
331



Archive ::: Press release
2

East Coast13 November 2009
East Coast Main Line company pledges to improve services and invest for the future


2009-11-13 EAS-001
332



Archive ::: Press release
3

National Express Group13 November 2009
A statement from the National Express Group - East Coast franchise handover


2009-11-13 NXG-001
333



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast11 December 2009
East Coast plans bigger and better First Class service


2009-12-11 EAS-001
334



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern14 December 2009
Gordon Brown prime minister officially launches high speed train service


2009-12-14 SEA-001
335



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Dec 2009 10:06
£20m for smart ticketing in our cities within five years


2009-12-15 DfT-001
336



Archive ::: Press release

East Midlands Trains21 December 2009
Passengers benefiting from lower East Midlands Trains fares in 2010


2009-12-21 EMT-001
337



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 Jan 2010 00:01
Franchise extension kick starts faster, more frequent journeys between London and Midlands


2010-01-15 DfT-001
338



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 Jan 2010 00:01
Longer franchises, more scope for innovation and new measures to penalise operators who walk away


2010-01-20 DfT-001
339



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 Jan 2010 09:25
Faster, more frequent journeys for East Coast Main Line


2010-01-21 DfT-001
340



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 Jan 2010 09:26
Better services planned for Greater Anglia rail users


2010-01-21 DfT-002
341



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 Jan 2010 09:28
Better services planned for Essex Thameside rail users


2010-01-21 DfT-003
342



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast11 February 2010
East Coast appoints new customer service director


2010-02-11 EAS-001
343



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast3 March 2010
Train travel grows at airlines’ expense


2010-03-03 EAS-001
344



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport17 June 2010
Rail franchising


2010-06-17 DfT-001
345



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast17 June 2010
Changes to East Coast Eureka! timetable proposals


2010-06-17 EAS-001
346



Archive ::: Written statement
4

Department for Transport6 July 2010
Rolling Stock


2010-07-06 DfT-001
347



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport8 July 2010
National Rail Conference


2010-07-08 DfT-001
348



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 Jul 2010 10:00
Shaping the future of rail franchising


2010-07-22 DfT-001
349



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport22 July 2010
Rail franchising


2010-07-22 DfT-002
350



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast11 August 2010
East Coast asked to commission new 11-car Pendolino train


2010-08-11 EAS-001
351



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast15 September 2010
Management changes at East Coast


2010-09-15 EAS-001
352



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast4 November 2010
Directly Operated Railways publishes first annual report


2010-11-04 EAS-001
353



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport12 Nov 2010 15:41
Top up expansion makes journeys easier for rail users


2010-11-12 DfT-001
354



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport7 December 2010
Rail Industry Review


2010-12-07 DfT-001
355



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport7 Dec 2010 12:08
Government targets £1bn savings from rail industry reform


2010-12-07 DfT-002
356



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 January 2011 11:20
New franchises to provide better services for passengers


2011-01-19 DfT-001
357



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport19 January 2011
Rail franchise reform


2011-01-19 DfT-002
358



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC20 January 2011
ATOC responds to Government policy statement on franchising


2011-01-20 ATO-001
359



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC9 March 2011
Fundamental reform of rail industry needed – ATOC says in new paper


2011-03-09 ATO-001
360



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern18 March 2011
Southeastern franchise to run to 2014


2011-03-18 SEA-001
361



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern18 March 2011
New High Speed service introduced for Maidstone


2011-03-18 SEA-002
362



Archive ::: Announcement

Department for Transport24 March 2011
Shortlisted bidders for Greater Anglia and Intercity West Coast rail franchises


2011-03-24 DfT-002
363



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport26 April 2011
New operator sought for Greater Anglia rail services


2011-04-26 DfT-001
364



Archive ::: Oral statement
7

Department for Transport19 May 2011
Sir Roy McNulty report on rail value for money/West Coast


2011-05-19 DfT-001
365



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast28 July 2011
Relaunched East Coast rail route is a first class success


2011-07-28 EAS-001
366



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport5 August 2011
New franchising programme


2011-08-05 DfT-001
367



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 August 2011
8,800 extra spaces for busy trains on key routes


2011-08-10 DfT-001
368



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast19 September 2011
DOR publishes second annual report and financial results


2011-09-19 EAS-001
369



Archive ::: Press release
2

East Coast20 October 2011
Directly Operated Railways chairman


2011-10-20 EAS-001
370



Archive ::: Press release

Arriva plc4 November 2011
Arriva acquires open access operator Grand Central Railway


2011-11-04 ARR-001
371



Archive ::: Press release

Southern Railway28 December 2011
Southern’s £188 million train order


2011-12-28 SOU-001
372



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 February 2012
Have your say on the Essex Thameside rail franchise


2012-02-17 DfT-001
373



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast23 February 2012
First class success story as thousands upgrade on East Coast trains


2012-02-23 EAS-001
374



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport29 February 2012
Extra trains and faster journey times will boost capacity


2012-02-29 DfT-001
375



Archive ::: Document

Department for Transport1 March 2012
Rail franchising timetable, 1 March 2012


2012-03-01 DfT-001
376



Archive ::: Press release

ATOC2 March 2012
Proposals to extend the role of the rail regulator would not deliver for passengers or taxpayers


2012-03-02 ATO-001
377



Archive ::: Press release
2

RMT7 March 2012
RMT warns of 'return of Railtrack' as Government prepares to unleash railways plan


2012-03-07 RMT-001
378



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport8 March 2012
Ending inflation-busting rail fare rises


2012-03-08 DfT-001
379



Archive ::: Oral statement
2

Department for Transport8 March 2012
Rail Reform command paper oral statement


2012-03-08 DfT-002
380



Archive ::: Press release

RMT8 March 2012
RMT reaction to Government Rail Command Paper


2012-03-08 RMT-001
381



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport29 March 2012
Bidders to oversee improvements on rail franchises announced


2012-03-29 DfT-001
382



Archive ::: Press release

Govia29 March 2012
Govia shortlisted to bid for Thameslink franchise


2012-03-29 GOV-001
383



Archive ::: Speech (full)

ATOC16 April 2012
Government must act now to reform rail franchises


2012-04-16 ATO-001
384



Archive ::: Press release
2

Northern9 May 2012
Franchise Continuation for Northern Rail


2012-05-09 NOR-001
385



Archive ::: Press release

Network RailFriday 01 Jun 2012 12:35
Rail industry agrees new approach to planning Britain's future railway


2012-06-01 NET-001
386



Archive ::: Press release

South Yorkshire ITA7 June 2012
Call for rail devolution in the north


2012-06-07 SYP-001
387



Archive ::: Written answer

Department for Transport14 June 2012
Railway Stations [[ticket office reductions]]


2012-06-14 DfT-001
388



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland00:01 Sunday, June 17, 2012
UK legislation on Scotland's railways are not fit for purpose


2012-06-17 TSC-001
389



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland21 June 2012
Rail improvements on track for the North


2012-06-21 TSC-001
390



Archive ::: Oral statement

Transport Scotland21 June 2012
Rail Statement


2012-06-21 TSC-002
391



Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group26 June 2012
Paul Furze-Waddock joins National Express


2012-06-26 NXG-002
392



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport02 July 2012
New rail franchise to deliver smart card tickets and encourage investment in better stations


2012-07-02 DfT-001
393



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport27 July 2012 11:00
New Great Western franchise to deliver new express trains


2012-07-27 DfT-001
394



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport15 August 2012
New operator for West Coast rail passengers


2012-08-15 DfT-001
395



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup plcEmbargoed until 7:00am on 15 August 2012
FirstGroup welcomes award of Intercity West Coast rail franchise


2012-08-15 FIR-001
396



Archive ::: Presentation
3

FirstGroup plc15 August 2012
FirstGroup: Intercity West Coast presentation


2012-08-15 FIR-002
397



Archive ::: Stock Exchange announcement

Stagecoach Group plc15 August 2012 07:02
West Coast rail franchise


2012-08-15 STG-001
398



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group15 August 2012
DfT announcement for new Intercity West Coast franchise


2012-08-15 VIR-001
399



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group15 August 2012
Press Statement: from Sir Richard Branson, Founder Virgin Group


2012-08-15 VIR-002
400



Archive ::: Written statement
2

FirstGroup plc16 August 2012
InterCity West Coast rail franchise: your questions answered


2012-08-16 FIR-001
401



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 August 2012
Helping train operators improve services for cyclists


2012-08-22 DfT-001
402



Archive ::: Press release
3

Virgin Rail group22 August 2012
Celebrities back ‘Keep Virgin Trains’ e-petition as it passes 36,000 signature mark


2012-08-22 VIR-001
403



Archive ::: Letter
3

House of Commons Transport Committee23 August 2012
West Coast rail franchise


2012-08-23 TCO-001
404



Archive ::: Press release
3

Virgin Rail group24 August 2012
Concern mounts over transfer of West Coast rail franchise as 100,000 people ask for review


2012-08-24 VIR-001
405



Archive ::: ePetition text
2

HM Government25 August 2012
Reconsider West Coast Mainline franchise decision


2012-08-25 HMG-001
406



Archive ::: Written statement
3

FirstGroup plcTuesday 28 August 2012
Statement re: InterCity West Coast Franchise Award


2012-08-28 FIR-001
407



Archive ::: Press release
3

Virgin Rail groupTuesday 28 August 2012
Virgin Trains Limited commences Court proceedings in respect of West Coast Main Line franchise award


2012-08-28 VIR-001
408



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group30 August 2012
FirstGroup’s criticism of West Coast Performance


2012-08-30 VIR-001
409



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group30 August 2012
Virgin challenges First Group on West Coast Bid promises


2012-08-30 VIR-002
410



Archive ::: Letter
2

Virgin Rail Group2 September 2012
Sir Richard Branson letter to Financial Times


2012-09-02 VIR-001
411



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group2 September 2012
Virgin Trains: Concerns were expressed on West Coast Bid process over three years


2012-09-02 VIR-002
412



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport3 September 2012
Rail Franchising


2012-09-03 DfT-001
413



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group3 September 2012
Virgin Trains responds to FirstGroup’s proposals for West Coast


2012-09-03 VIR-001
414



Archive ::: Press release
2

Virgin Rail Group4 September 2012 17:44
Virgin Trains welcomes Transport Select Committee hearing on West Coast franchise competition


2012-09-04 VIR-001
415



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport17 September 2012
Additional service from Uckfield to London Bridge for commuters


2012-09-17 DfT-001
416



Archive ::: Press release
9

Department for Transport17 September 2012
Passenger benefits secured through ticket office decision


2012-09-17 DfT-002
417



Archive ::: Press release
4

Department for Transport3 October 2012
West Coast Main Line franchise competition cancelled


2012-10-03 DfT-001
418



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport3 October 2012
West Coast Main Line franchise competition cancelled - update


2012-10-03 DfT-002
419



Archive ::: Press release
3

FirstGroupWednesday 3 October 2012
FirstGroup statement re: InterCity West Coast Franchise


2012-10-03 FIR-001
420



Archive ::: Press release
3

Virgin TrainsWednesday 3 October 2012
InterCity West Coast Franchise


2012-10-03 VIR-001
421



Archive ::: Letter
4

House of Commons Transport Committee5 October 2012
[West Coast rail franchise]


2012-10-05 TCO-001
422



Archive ::: Hansard (debates)
5

House of Lords10 October 2012 15.34
Railways: Franchises


2012-10-10 PAR-001
423



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport15 October 2012
Department for Transport to negotiate with Virgin on temporary operation of West Coast rail services


2012-10-15 DfT-001
424



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport15 October 2012
West Coast Main Line


2012-10-15 DfT-002
425



Archive ::: Oral statement
3

Department for Transport15 October 2012
West Coast Main Line


2012-10-15 DfT-003
426



Archive ::: Letter
3

Department for Transport15 October 2012
Text of letter from the Secretary of State to Sam Laidlaw


2012-10-15 DfT-004
427



Archive ::: Letter
3

Department for Transport15 October 2012
Text of letter from the Secretary of State to Richard Brown


2012-10-15 DfT-005
428



Archive ::: Press release
3

FirstGroup15 October 2012
[Statement]


2012-10-15 FIR-001
429



Archive ::: Oral statement
3

Department for Transport29 October 2012
Statement on West Coast Main Line and Franchising


2012-10-29 DfT-001
430



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport29 October 2012
West Coast Main Line: Laidlaw Inquiry interim findings


2012-10-29 DfT-002
431



Archive ::: Document
5

Department for Transport29 October 2012
The Laidlaw Inquiry into the InterCity West Coast Franchise - Interim report


2012-10-29 DfT-003
432



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup29 October 2012
FirstGroup statement on DfT's preliminary findings


2012-10-29 FIR-001
433



Archive ::: Press release
7

Crossrail12 November 2012 -- Crossrail
Crossrail awards signalling system contract


2012-11-12 CRO-001
434



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport6 December 2012
West Coast Main Line: final report of the Laidlaw inquiry


2012-12-06 DfT-001
435



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport6 December 2012
Virgin Trains to run improved West Coast services


2012-12-06 DfT-002
436



Archive ::: Oral statement (Hansard)

Department for Transport6 Dec 2012 : Column 1018
West Coast Rail Franchise


2012-12-06 DfT-003
437



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport6 December 2012
Response to the report of the Laidlaw inquiry


2012-12-06 DfT-004
438



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland6 December 2012
Rail franchise on right track


2012-12-06 TSC-001
439



Archive ::: Press release

National Audit Office7 December 2012
Lessons from cancelling the Intercity West Coast franchise competition


2012-12-07 NAO-001
440



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport20 December 2012 07:00
Government secures free travel for London Midland passengers


2012-12-20 DfT-001
441



Archive ::: Press release

Govia20 December 2012
New passenger benefits package marks extension of London Midland franchise


2012-12-20 LON-001
442



Archive ::: Press release
2

House of Commons Transport Committee4 January 2013
MPs call for an end to peak time fare rises and greater transparency about use of public subsidy


2013-01-04 TCO-001
443



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 January 2013
Government's rail strategy receives independent endorsement: Richard Brown’s review of the rail franchising programme


2013-01-10 DfT-001
444



Archive ::: Written statement
5

Department for Transport10 January 2013
Richard Brown’s review of the rail franchising programme


2013-01-10 DfT-002
445



Archive ::: Press release
2

LOROL29 January 2013
London Overground tops passenger satisfaction table


2013-01-29 LOR-001
446



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport31 January 2013
Announcing the decision about 3 live rail franchise competitions.


2013-01-31 DfT-001
447



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport31 January 2013
The government is announcing its plans for the 3 live competitions which were put on hold last October.


2013-01-31 DfT-002
448



Archive ::: Press release

Three Conservative MPs31 January 2013
Press release from Karen Lumley MP (Redditch), Karl McCartney MP (Lincoln) and Iain Stewart MP (Milton Keynes South), members of the Transport Select Committee.


2013-01-31 MPS-001
449



Archive ::: Press release

London Midland1 February 2013
Additional compensation package for 2012 season ticket holders


2013-02-01 LON-001
450



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport4 February 2013
Waterloo Station


2013-02-04 DfT-001
451



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast4 March 2013
East Coast on track for first class success


2013-03-04 EAS-001
452



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport26 March 2013 07:00
Fresh start for franchising


2013-03-26 DfT-001
453



Archive ::: Written statement
5

Department for Transport26 March 2013
Rail franchising


2013-03-26 DfT-002
454



Archive ::: Oral statement

Department for Transport26 March 2013
A statement about the refranchising programme and future of our railways


2013-03-26 DfT-003
455



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast26 March 2013
East Coast franchise: statement for publication or broadcast


2013-03-26 EAS-001
456



Archive ::: Press release
2

London Midland26 March 2013
London Midland franchise extended to 2017


2013-03-26 LON-001
457



Archive ::: Press release
3

Rail Delivery Group26 Mar 2013
Government announcement on franchising will help to restore rail industry confidence, say rail leaders


2013-03-26 RDG-001
458



Archive ::: Press release
5

Stagecoach Group26 Mar 2013
Rail franchising


2013-03-26 STG-001
459



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 April 2013
Franchise Advisory Panel members named


2013-04-25 DfT-002
460



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport30 April 2013
Speech for Railtex exhibition


2013-04-30 DfT-001
461



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast3 May 2013
East Coast to trial alcohol ban on north east service


2013-05-03 EAS-001
462



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport17 May 2013
Essex rail contract agreement


2013-05-17 DfT-001
463



Archive ::: Press release
2

Transport Scotland28 June 2013
Caledonian Sleeper franchise


2013-06-28 TSC-001
464



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup1 July 2013
Pre-Qualification for Caledonian Sleeper franchise competition


2013-07-01 FIR-001
465



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport9 July 2013
Annual update on Crossrail 2013


2013-07-09 DfT-003
466



Archive ::: Statement

Department for Transport11 July 2013
Government’s response to the Brown Review of the rail franchising.


2013-07-11 DfT-002
467



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport24 July 2013
Operators urged to tackle crowding on busiest services


2013-07-24 DfT-001
468



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport29 July 2013
Five new members appointed to the board of the British Transport Police Authority


2013-07-29 DfT-001
469



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport30 July 2013
Commuters to benefit from state-of-the-art electric trains


2013-07-30 DfT-001
470



Archive ::: Press release

East Coast1 August 2013
Trial alcohol ban on East Coast rail service extended


2013-08-01 EAS-001
471



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport26 September 2013
Essex Thameside and Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern invitations to tender published


2013-09-26 DfT-003
472



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport3 October 2013
Franchising deal to boost services on Great Western Main Line


2013-10-03 DfT-001
473



Archive ::: Press release
2

East Coast8 October 2013
Directly Operated Railways publishes financial results for 2012/13


2013-10-08 EAS-001
474



Archive ::: Press release

Rail Delivery Group25 October 2013
Rail industry responds to East Coast prospectus


2013-10-25 RDG-001
475



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport12 November 2013
Rail growth through competition: the success of the UK model


2013-11-12 DfT-001
476



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport13 November 2013
Boost for high speed rail services to Sandwich and Deal


2013-11-13 DfT-001
477



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland19 November 2013
Rail franchise plans unveiled


2013-11-19 TSC-001
478



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport5 December 2013
Future of rail: setting out the strategic priorities for the rail sector


2013-12-05 DfT-001
479



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport17 January 2014
Shortlist for new InterCity East Coast rail services


2014-01-17 DfT-001
480



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport17 January 2014
Rail franchising: InterCity East Coast


2014-01-17 DfT-002
481



Archive ::: Press release

Rail Delivery Group17 January 2014
Rail industry responds to East Coast shortlist


2014-01-17 RDG-001
482



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport18 February 2014
Passengers on track to receive multi-billion pound improvements to services


2014-02-18 DfT-001
483



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport26 February 2014
Rail review update


2014-02-26 DfT-001
484



Archive ::: Press release
2

East Coast5 March 2014
First Class travel reaches new record levels


2014-03-05 EAS-001
485



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport25 March 2014
Triennial review of Passenger Focus


2014-03-25 DfT-001
486



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 April 2014
Electric trains to boost rail services in the north west


2014-04-02 DfT-002
487



Archive ::: Press release

TSSA7 April 2014
Rail unions seek Judicial Review over East Coast franchise


2014-04-07 TSS-001
488



Archive ::: Press release
2

East Coast9 April 2014
Alcohol ban to make travel safer on Scotland’s east coast


2014-04-09 EAS-001
489



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 April 2014
Better services for passengers on the Greater Anglia franchise


2014-04-16 DfT-002
490



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport28 April 2014
Rail franchising: Greater Anglia


2014-04-28 DfT-002
491



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport23 May 2014
New rail franchising deal set to transform passenger services across London and south east


2014-05-23 DfT-001
492



Archive ::: Press release

FirstGroup23 May 2014
Thameslink Southern and Great Northern Rail franchise announcement


2014-05-23 FIR-001
493



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport27 May 2014
Have your say on the Great Western rail franchise


2014-05-27 DfT-001
494



Archive ::: Press release
4

FirstGroup28 May 2014
Statement re: Caledonian Sleeper services


2014-05-28 FIR-001
495



Archive ::: Press release
2

Serco Group28 May 2014
Serco selected to run new Caledonian Sleeper franchise


2014-05-28 SER-001
496



Archive ::: Press release
2

Transport Scotland28 May 2014
Exciting new Sleeper contract unveiled


2014-05-28 TSC-001
497



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport9 June 2014
Rail franchising: Northern and Transpennine Express


2014-06-09 DfT-001
498



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 June 2014
Government consults on the future of rail services in the north


2014-06-09 DfT-002
499



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport12 June 2014
Rail passengers on track for better services after DfT ink deal with Govia


2014-06-12 DfT-001
500



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport12 June 2014
Rail franchising: Thameslink Southern Great Northern


2014-06-12 DfT-002
501



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 June 2014
Better journeys for passengers on the West Coast Main Line


2014-06-19 DfT-001
502



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport19 June 2014
Rail franchising: InterCity West Coast


2014-06-19 DfT-002
503



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport27 June 2014
Passengers in London and Essex set for host of benefits under new rail deal


2014-06-27 DfT-001
504



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport30 June 2014
Rail franchising: Stephen Hammond's statement on Essex Thameside


2014-06-30 DfT-001
505



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport30 June 2014
Rail franchising: Baroness Kramer's statement on Essex Thameside


2014-06-30 DfT-002
506



Archive ::: Press release

Keolis Group4 July 2014
Keolis and Amey partnership wins Docklands Light Railway franchise


2014-07-04 KEO-001
507



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport16 July 2014
Government signs deal to improve rail services across London and Essex


2014-07-16 DfT-001
508



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport16 July 2014
Rail franchising: 16 July 2014


2014-07-16 DfT-003
509



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 July 2014
Regulator strengthens oversight of rail industry


2014-07-16 DfT-004
510



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 August 2014
Shortlist for Northern and TransPennine Express rail operators revealed


2014-08-19 DfT-002
511



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport3 September 2014
Rail investment strategy: South West Trains


2014-09-03 DfT-001
512



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport3 September 2014
Passengers to benefit from £210 million boost to UK’s busiest commuter network


2014-09-03 DfT-002
513



Archive ::: Press release
2

South West Trains3 September 2014
Passengers to benefit from £210m train order for UK's busiest commuter network


2014-09-03 SWT-001
514



Archive ::: Press release
3

Directly Operated Railways 9 September 2014
Directly Operated Railways publishes financial results for 2013/14


2014-09-09 DOR-001
515



Archive ::: Press release
3

East Coast9 September 2014
Directly Operated Railways publishes financial results for 2013/14


2014-09-09 EAS-001
516



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport11 September 2014
Rail franchising: South Eastern direct award


2014-09-11 DfT-002
517



Archive ::: Letter
2

Department for Transport11 September 2014
Letter to Southeastern passengers


2014-09-11 DfT-003
518



Archive ::: Press release

Govia Thameslink Railway14 September 2014
Welcome to Thameslink and Great Northern


2014-09-14 GTR-001
519



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport15 September 2014
New rail franchise to transform London’s busiest routes


2014-09-15 DfT-001
520



Archive ::: Press release
2

Transport Scotland8 October 2014
New deal to transform rail services


2014-10-08 TSC-001
521



Archive ::: Press release

Rail Delivery Group29 October 2014
Rail planning to take account of social and economic aspirations – new report


2014-10-29 RDG-001
522



Archive ::: Press release
2

Serco Group30 October 2014
Serco appoints Managing Director to run the iconic Caledonian Sleeper franchise


2014-10-30 SER-001
523



Archive ::: Written statement (Hansard)
4

Department for Transport10 November 2014
Better journeys for east London and Essex passengers as c2c franchise starts


2014-11-10 DfT-002
524



Archive ::: Press release
3

RMT10 November 2014
RMT warns of threat to Caledonian Sleeper as SERCO shares go into freefall


2014-11-10 RMT-001
525



Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group12 November 2014
c2c makes new promises to local rail passengers


2014-11-12 NXG-001
526



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland19 November 2014
Stations plan on track


2014-11-19 TSC-001
527



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport27 November 2014
More seats, more services and new trains for East Coast passengers


2014-11-27 DfT-001
528



Archive ::: Written statement
3

Department for Transport27 November 2014
Rail franchising 27 November 2014


2014-11-27 DfT-002
529



Archive ::: Press release
4

Directly Operated Railways27 November 2014
Statement from DOR regarding new East Coast franchise


2014-11-27 DOR-001
530



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup27 November 2014
Intercity East Coast franchise competition


2014-11-27 FIR-001
531



Archive ::: Press release
3

Inter City Railways27 November 2014
Stagecoach-Virgin company awarded Intercity East Coast rail franchise


2014-11-27 ICR-001
532



Archive ::: Press release
2

Transport for London8 December 2014
New operator to bring further improvements to high-performing Docklands Light Railway


2014-12-08 TfL-001
533



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 December 2014
Passengers in East Anglia consulted on rail services


2014-12-09 DfT-001
534



Archive ::: Press release
2

Serco Group9 December 2014
Serco appoints Ian Smith Design as interior designer for the iconic Caledonian Sleeper service


2014-12-09 SER-001
535



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport10 December 2014
New East Coast Mainline franchise confirmed


2014-12-10 DfT-001
536



Archive ::: Written statement
3

Department for Transport10 December 2014
Rail franchising: InterCity East Coast


2014-12-10 DfT-002
537



Archive ::: Press release
3

Serco Group16 December 2014
Award winning luxury fashion label to design uniforms for the Caledonian Sleeper


2014-12-16 SER-001
538



Archive ::: Oral statement
3

Department for Transport5 January 2015
Christmas rail disruption


2015-01-05 DfT-001
539



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern7 January 2015
Timetable changes for Southeastern services: Travel advice for passengers


2015-01-07 SEA-001
540



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport8 January 2015
Rail in the north: rolling stock


2015-01-08 DfT-001
541



Archive ::: Press release
2

RMT9 January 2015
RMT exposes truth behind “new” trains for the North as the union ramps up campaigning and two other big local authorities oppose the franchise cuts plans


2015-01-09 RMT-001
542



Archive ::: Press release

Serco Group26 January 2015
Caledonian Sleeper White Stag unveiled to launch new website


2015-01-26 SER-001
543



Archive ::: Press release
5

Competition and Markets Authority6 February 2015
Stagecoach/Virgin consortium given chance to resolve limited competition concerns arising from the East Coast rail franchise award


2015-02-06 COM-001
544



Archive ::: Press release

Labour Party7 February 2015
Stagecoach/Virgin consortium given chance to resolve limited competition concerns arising from the East Coast rail franchise award


2015-02-07 LAB-001
545



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport and HM Treasury11 February 2015
Free wi-fi to help rail commuters stay connected


2015-02-11 DfT-003
546



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport11 February 2015
Full speed ahead for rail strategy


2015-02-11 DfT-004
547



Archive ::: Press release
4

Alstom12 February 2015
A 15-year contract worth €125 million


2015-02-12 ALS-001
548



Archive ::: Press release

Serco Group12 February 2015
Brand new Caledonian Sleeper trains from 2018


2015-02-12 SER-001
549



Archive ::: Press release
5

Stagecoach Group and Virgin Rail Group12 February 2015
Stagecoach and Virgin announce senior management team for Virgin Trains East Coast


2015-02-12 STG-001
550



Archive ::: Press release
2

Office of Rail Regulation16 February 2015
Rail regulator publishes industry financials report for 2013-14


2015-02-16 ORR-001
551



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 February 2015
New East Anglia franchise competition begins


2015-02-19 DfT-001
552



Archive ::: Press release

Competition and Markets Authority20 February 2015
CMA to look in detail at Stagecoach proposed undertakings


2015-02-20 COM-001
553



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport23 February 2015
Challenging violence against women and girls on UK transport


2015-02-23 DfT-002
554



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport27 February 2015
Transformation of rail travel in the north


2015-02-27 DfT-001
555



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport27 February 2015
Transforming the north’s railway


2015-02-27 DfT-002
556



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport2 March 2015
New East Coast franchise starts


2015-03-02 DfT-001
557



Archive ::: Press release

Virgin Trains East Coast2 March 2015 12.34
Virgin Trains East Coast launches Customers and Communities Fund


2015-03-02 VTE-001
558



Archive ::: Press release
3

FirstGroup10 March 2015
New London-Edinburgh rail plans revealed


2015-03-10 FIR-001
559



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland12 March 2015
Scotland on track for new trains


2015-03-12 TSC-001
560



Archive ::: Press release
2

Competition and Markets Authority13 March 2015
CMA consults on InterCity East Coast undertakings


2015-03-13 COM-001
561



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport20 March 2015
Better journeys for passengers on TransPennine Express


2015-03-20 DfT-003
562



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport20 March 2015
Rail franchising 20 March 2015


2015-03-20 DfT-004
563



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport20 March 2015
More powers for northern authorities to manage rail services


2015-03-20 DfT-006
564



Archive ::: Press release
2

FirstGroup20 March 2015
Statement re: First Transpennine Express


2015-03-20 FIR-001
565



Archive ::: Press release
3

Rail Delivery Group20 March 2015
“Rail is playing an increasingly important role in meeting the North of England’s transport needs”


2015-03-20 RDG-001
566



Archive ::: Press release
4

Department for Transport23 March 2015
New deal for rail passengers in west of England and Wales


2015-03-23 DfT-001
567



Archive ::: Written statement
4

Department for Transport23 March 2015
Rail franchising: Great Western


2015-03-23 DfT-002
568



Archive ::: Press release
6

First Great Western23 March 2015
Largest train fleet upgrade in a generation drives more seats, faster services and greater connectivity for First Great Western customers


2015-03-23 FGW-001
569



Archive ::: Press release
6

FirstGroup23 March 2015
Statement re: First Great Western franchise award


2015-03-23 FIR-001
570



Archive ::: Press release
2

First Great Western23 March 2015
New and more frequent trains for Thames Valley customers deliver more seats, as First Great Western agrees 3.5 year franchise deal


2015-03-23 FIR-002
571



Archive ::: Press release
4

Hitachi Rail Europe23 March 2015
Hitachi Rail Europe named as FirstGroup's preferred supplier to provide fleet of new AT300 trains for the South West


2015-03-23 HIT-001
572



Archive ::: Press release
4

Transport Scotland23 March 2015 12.00
Dream overhaul for iconic Sleeper service


2015-03-23 TSC-001
573



Archive ::: Press release
2

Transport Scotland29 March 2014
New ScotRail franchise fares deals to boost growth


2015-03-29 TSC-001
574



Archive ::: Press release
5

Caledonian Sleeper31 March 2015
All change for the new Caledonian Sleeper


2015-03-31 CAL-001
575



Archive ::: Press release
3

Transport Scotland1 April 2014
Abellio launch new ScotRail franchise with £1million ticket giveaway


2015-04-01 TSC-001
576



Archive ::: Press release

Abellio28 April 2015
New ScotRail team to transform Scotland’s railway for passengers


2015-04-28 ABB-001
577



Archive ::: Press release

Transport Scotland28 April 2015
New ScotRail Alliance team to transform Scotland’s railway for passengers


2015-04-28 SCO-001
578



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Rail Supply Group13 May 2015
Terence Watson’s keynote speech at Railtex ’15


2015-05-13 RSG-001
579



Archive ::: Press release

Transport for London1 June 2015
Mayor hails transformed commuter services and calls for a better integrated London rail network as West Anglia routes are taken over by TfL


2015-06-01 TfL-001
580



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport2 June 2015
Rail franchising: East Anglia, 2 June 2015


2015-06-02 DfT-001
581



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport2 June 2015
Shortlist for East Anglia franchise announced


2015-06-02 DfT-002
582



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group2 June 2015
East Anglia rail franchise


2015-06-02 STG-001
583



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group7 July 2015
South West Trains franchise


2015-07-07 STG-001
584



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group8 July 2015
Department for Transport rail franchise schedule


2015-07-08 STG-001
585



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport9 July 2015
Modernising the passenger relationship


2015-07-09 DfT-001
586



Archive ::: Press release
4

Caledonian Sleeper25 July 2015
Fashion figures arrive for festival in Scottish capital


2015-07-25 CAL-001
587



Archive ::: Press release
4

Eversholt Rail Group30 July 2015
Eversholt Rail to finance new trains for First Great Western


2015-07-30 EVE-001
588



Archive ::: Press release
5

First Great Western30 July 2015
New fleet of trains to bring better journeys to the south west


2015-07-30 FGW-001
589



Archive ::: Press release
5

Hitachi Rail Group30 July 2015
New high speed trains confirmed for the South West


2015-07-30 HIT-001
590



Archive ::: Press release
2

Peninsula Rail Task Force30 July 2015
New train services in South West


2015-07-30 PEN-001
591



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport11 August 2015
Government boost for Northern Powerhouse


2015-08-11 DfT-001
592



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport11 August 2015
Government boost for Northern Powerhouse: Farnworth Tunnel


2015-08-11 DfT-002
593



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 September 2015
Rail Minister renews pledge to tackle overcrowding on trains


2015-09-09 DfT-001
594



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport11 September 2015
New proposals for Isle of Wight rail services announced


2015-09-11 DfT-001
595



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 September 2015
Better journeys for East Midlands rail passengers as government confirms new deal


2015-09-16 DfT-001
596



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport16 September 2015
Rail franchising: East Midlands direct award


2015-09-16 DfT-002
597



Archive ::: Press release
3

Abellio17 September 2015
Abellio/Stagecoach consortium shortlisted for East Anglia franchise


2015-09-17 ABB-001
598



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport17 September 2015
Major boost for East Anglia as government confirms ambitious ‘Norwich in 90’ plans


2015-09-17 DfT-001
599



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport17 September 2015
Rail franchising: East Anglia invitation to tender


2015-09-17 DfT-002
600



Archive ::: Press release
5

Virgin Trains East Coast25 September 2015 : 14.39
Virgin Trains to launch new service from Sunderland


2015-09-25 VTE-001
601



Archive ::: Guidance
2

Department for Transport28 September 2015
Rail franchising PQQ passport: documentation


2015-09-28 DfT-001
602



Archive ::: Press release
4

Department for Transport30 September 2015
TransPennine and Midland Mainline electrification works to resume


2015-09-30 DfT-001
603



Archive ::: Press release

East Midlands Trains30 September 2015
East Midlands Trains respond to today's announcement by the Department for Transport regarding the Midland Mainline electrification scheme


2015-09-30 EMT-001
604



Archive ::: Press release

RMT30 September 2015
[RMT statement: electrification]


2015-09-30 RMT-001
605



Archive ::: Press release
5

Network Rail1 October 2015
TransPennine and Midland Mainline electrification works to resume


2015-10-01 NET-001
606



Archive ::: Written statement
4

Department for Transport12 October 2015
Rail investment


2015-10-12 DfT-001
607



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 October 2015
Transport Secretary and East Midlands Trains mark new era for customers as £13 million investment programme gets underway


2015-10-19 DfT-001
608



Archive ::: Press release

East Midlands Trains19 October 2015 06.00
Transport Secretary and East Midlands Trains mark new era for customers as £13m investment programme gets underway


2015-10-19 EMT-001
609



Archive ::: Press release
2

Porterbrook2 November 2015
Porterbrook invests in additional Class 387 emus


2015-11-02 POR-001
610



Archive ::: Press release

National Audit Office24 November 2015
Reform of the rail franchising programme


2015-11-24 NAO-001
611



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 November 2015
Department for Transport’s settlement at the Spending Review 2015


2015-11-25 DfT-001
612



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport3 December 2015
New contract to make journeys better for West Midlands rail passengers


2015-12-03 DfT-001
613



Archive ::: Written statement
5

Department for Transport3 December 2015
Rail franchising: West Midlands


2015-12-03 DfT-002
614



Archive ::: Press release
3

The Go-Ahead Group3 December 2015
London Midland awarded new contract to continue operation of train services


2015-12-03 GOA-001
615



Archive ::: Press release
3

London Midland3 December 2015 07.06
London Midland welcomes new contract award


2015-12-03 LON-001
616



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport7 December 2015
Government’s rail investment plan forges ahead


2015-12-07 DfT-001
617



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport9 December 2015
Rail franchising: Northern and TransPennine Express franchises


2015-12-09 DfT-001
618



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport9 December 2015
Massive boost to rail services brings Northern Powerhouse to life


2015-12-09 DfT-002
619



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 December 2015
Boost to rail services in Scotland as UK government awards next TransPennine Express franchise


2015-12-09 DfT-003
620



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 December 2015
Massive boost to rail services across Yorkshire and the Humber brings Northern Powerhouse to life


2015-12-09 DfT-004
621



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 December 2015
Massive boost to rail services in the north-west brings Northern Powerhouse to life


2015-12-09 DfT-005
622



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 December 2015
Massive boost to rail services in the north-east brings Northern Powerhouse to life


2015-12-09 DfT-006
623



Archive ::: Press release
2

Stagecoach Group9 December 2015
Franchising update


2015-12-09 STG-001
624



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport15 December 2015
Rail franchising: pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) passport award


2015-12-15 DfT-001
625



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 December 2015
Passengers asked for views on next West Midlands rail franchise


2015-12-15 DfT-002
626



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport23 December 2015
Better journeys for rail customers as new Northern and TransPennine Express franchises confirmed


2015-12-23 DfT-001
627



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport4 January 2016
£20 million Leeds station entrance opens up access to city’s development


2016-01-04 DfT-001
628



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport21 January 2016
Transport Secretary and Mayor set out vision for rail travel across London and the south east


2016-01-21 DfT-001
629



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern1 February 2016
Southeastern compensating Sandwich, Deal, Walmer, Martin Mill and Dover Priory passengers after sea wall collapse shut down services


2016-02-01 SEA-001
630



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport2 February 2016
Leading change in the rail industry


2016-02-02 DfT-001
631



Archive ::: Press release

RMT2 February 2016
RMT to fight “ticket office carnage” that threatens 81 stations across Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern


2016-02-02 RMT-001
632



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport4 February 2016
Two companies shortlisted to compete for the next South Western rail franchise


2016-02-04 DfT-001
633



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport9 February 2016
New funding for south west rail study


2016-02-09 DfT-001
634



Archive ::: Press release

RMT12 February 2016
Ticket office “carnage” plan across the South in disarray as RMT steps up campaign of resistance


2016-02-12 RMT-001
635



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport24 February 2016
George Bradshaw address 2016


2016-02-24 DfT-001
636



Archive ::: Press release
3

Competition and Markets Authority8 March 2016
CMA signals route for greater rail competition


2016-03-08 CMA-001
637



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport7 April 2016
Three companies shortlisted to compete for the next West Midlands franchise


2016-04-07 DfT-001
638



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 May 2016
InterCity West Coast franchise


2016-05-10 DfT-001
639



Archive ::: Press release
5

FirstGroup12 May 2016
New London-Edinburgh low fares rail service given green light


2016-05-12 FIR-001
640



Archive ::: Press release
4

Rail Delivery Group12 May 2016
New East Coast services - RDG responds


2016-05-12 RDG-001
641



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport19 May 2016
We need a sustainable railway


2016-05-19 DfT-001
642



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport26 May 2016
Rail franchising 26 May 2016


2016-05-26 DfT-003
643



Archive ::: Press release

RMT27 May 2016
New train contract will allow Govia Thameslink Railway to inflict 9000 more train cancellations on their passengers


2016-05-27 RMT-001
644



Archive ::: Press release
3

FirstGroup16 June 2016
FirstGroup statement re: South Western rail franchise competition


2016-06-16 FIR-001
645



Archive ::: Press release
3

MTR16 June 2016
FirstGroup/MTR joint venture to bid for South Western franchise


2016-06-16 MTR-001
646



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport4 July 2016
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the South Western network


2016-07-04 DfT-001
647



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport11 July 2016
Government reassures GTR staff over jobs


2016-07-11 DfT-001
648



Archive ::: Letter

Department for Transport4 August 2016
Rail regulation: Network Rail’s outputs and funding for 2019 to 2024


2016-08-04 DfT-001
649



Archive ::: Press release
4

Abellio10 August 2016
Abellio selected as preferred bidder for East Anglia rail franchise


2016-08-10 ABB-001
650



Archive ::: Press release
4

Bombardier10 August 2016
Bombardier named preferred bidder to supply rolling stock for UK’s East Anglia franchise


2016-08-10 BOM-001
651



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport10 August 2016
Better journeys for rail passengers and boost for Derby train industry as new East Anglia franchise announced


2016-08-10 DfT-001
652



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport10 August 2016
Better journeys for rail passengers and boost for Derby train industry as new East Anglia franchise announced [corrected]


2016-08-10 DfT-002
653



Archive ::: Press release
4

FirstGroup10 August 2016
Statement re East Anglia franchise competition


2016-08-10 FIR-001
654



Archive ::: Press release
5

Abellio24 August 2016
Abellio confirmed as new East Anglia franchise operator by Department for Transport


2016-08-24 ABB-001
655



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport30 August 2016
Better journeys on the way for rail passengers across the West Midlands


2016-08-30 DfT-001
656



Archive ::: Press release
5

Campaign for Better Transport/Association of British Commuters1 September 2016
Passenger campaigners respond to Government's Southern rail announcement


2016-09-01 CBT-001
657



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport1 September 2016
Package of measures announced to help improve resilience of Southern network


2016-09-01 DfT-001
658



Archive ::: Press release
5

Govia Thameslink Railway1 September 2016
GTR welcomes £20m improvement package


2016-09-01 GTR-001
659



Archive ::: Press release
5

RMT1 September 2016
RMT responds to announcement of £20 million taxpayer bail-out of Southern Rail


2016-09-01 RMT-001
660



Archive ::: Press release
4

House of Commons Transport Committee1 September 2016
Transport Cttee reaction to Govt measures for Southern Railway, announced today


2016-09-01 TCO-001
661



Archive ::: Written statement
4

Department for Transport5 September 2016
Govia Thameslink update: 5 September 2016


2016-09-05 DfT-001
662



Archive ::: Press release
3

Competition and Markets Authority9 September 2016
CMA concerned about rail franchise’s impact on some local fares


2016-09-09 CMA-001
663



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport29 September 2016
Better journeys for passengers on the Cross Country network


2016-09-29 DfT-001
664



Archive ::: Press release
2

Department for Transport13 October 2016
Government announces improved compensation scheme for rail passengers


2016-10-13 DfT-001
665



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport13 October 2016
Rail passenger compensation


2016-10-13 DfT-002
666



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport14 October 2016
We put the travelling public first


2016-10-14 DfT-001
667



Archive ::: Press release

National Express Group25 October 2016
National Express Group PLC: Trading Update


2016-10-25 NXG-001
668



Archive ::: Press release

Mayor of London3 November 2016
Sadiq Khan calls on the Government to match his fares freeze, as rail passengers face ‘unacceptable’ 5% fares hike in January


2016-11-03 MAY-001
669



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport4 November 2016 07.00
New era for the West Coast mainline as government confirms future operator will also run HS2 services


2016-11-04 DfT-001
670



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport4 November 2016
Rail franchising


2016-11-04 DfT-002
671



Archive ::: Press release

Rail Delivery Group4 November 2016
HS2 will become a very important part of Britain’s railway for decades to come


2016-11-04 RDG-001
672



Archive ::: Press release

Rail Freight Group4 November 2016
RFG press comment on new West Coast Partnership


2016-11-04 RFG-001
673



Archive ::: Press release

Virgin Trains4 November 2016
Virgin Trains comments on news that West Coast franchise will partner with HS2


2016-11-04 VIR-001
674



Archive ::: Press release

Abellio8 November 2016
Abellio statement in response to RMT


2016-11-08 ABB-001
675



Archive ::: Press release

RMT8 November 2016
RMT calls for Abellio to be stripped of ScotRail franchise as union prepares for rail “Day of Action” across Scotland


2016-11-08 RMT-001
676



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport2 December 2016
Compensation payment of 1 month's travel for Southern passengers


2016-12-02 DfT-001
677



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport2 December 2016
Rail update: Southern


2016-12-02 DfT-002
678



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport2 December 2016
Putting passengers first


2016-12-02 DfT-003
679



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport6 December 2016
Rail reform: future of the rail network


2016-12-06 DfT-001
680



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport6 December 2016
Transport secretary puts passengers at the heart of the railway


2016-12-06 DfT-002
681



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport6 December 2016
An innovative, modern, passenger focused railway network


2016-12-06 DfT-003
682



Archive ::: Press release

c2c2c -- 11 January 2017
Acquisition of c2c franchise by Trenitalia


2017-01-11 c2c-001
683



Archive ::: Press release
2

Abellio17 January 2017
Abellio sells 40% share in Greater Anglia to Mitsui


2017-01-17 ABB-001
684



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport19 January 2017
New opportunities offered as details of new rail franchise are released


2017-01-19 DfT-001
685



Archive ::: Press release

Trenitalia/FirstGroup24 January 2017
Statement re: East Midlands and West Coast Partnership rail franchise competitions


2017-01-24 TRE-001
686



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport1 March 2017
East Midlands rail franchise: 3 firms make the shortlist


2017-03-01 DfT-001
687



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport1 March 2017
East Midlands rail franchise pre-qualification


2017-03-01 DfT-002
688



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport14 March 2017
South Eastern franchise consultation launched


2017-03-14 DfT-001
689



Archive ::: Press release
3

Abellio21 March 2017
Abellio completes sale of 40% share in Greater Anglia to Mitsui


2017-03-21 ABB-001
690



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport27 March 2017
First MTR South Western Trains Limited wins South Western franchise


2017-03-27 DfT-001
691



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport27 March 2017
South Western rail franchise


2017-03-27 DfT-002
692



Archive ::: Press release

National Audit Office20 April 2017
Investigation into the South East Flexible Ticketing Programme


2017-04-20 NAO-001
693



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport25 April 2017
South Eastern franchise public consultation events cancelled


2017-04-25 DfT-001
694



Archive ::: Press release
3

RMT25 April 2017
RMT responds to news that Virgin and Stagecoach are hooking up with French state in land-grab for new HS2/West Coast franchise


2017-04-25 RMT-001
695



Archive ::: Press release

Stagecoach Group25 April 2017
Stagecoach and Virgin to join forces with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid


2017-04-25 STG-001
696



Archive ::: Press release
3

Virgin Trains25 April 2017
Virgin & Stagecoach join forces with SNCF for West Coast Partnership bid


2017-04-25 VIR-001
697



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport22 June 2017
Bidders for 2 rail franchises named by government


2017-06-22 DfT-001
698



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport22 June 2017
West Coast Partnership and South Eastern rail franchise bidders


2017-06-22 DfT-002
699



Archive ::: Written statement

Department for Transport22 June 2017
Gibb report on Southern Rail network: government response


2017-06-22 DfT-003
700



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport23 June 2017
Female engineers play a vital role in Britain’s transport industry


2017-06-23 DfT-001
701



Archive ::: Press release

Competition and Markets Authority11 July 2017
London to Exeter rail passengers protected by CMA


2017-07-11 CMA-001
702



Archive ::: Press release
3

Go-Ahead Group13 July 2017
GTR contractual variations


2017-07-13 GOA-001
703



Archive ::: Press release

Transport for Greater Manchester15 July 2017
New operator just the ticket for Metrolink


2017-07-15 GMP-001
704



Archive ::: Press release
5

Go-Ahead Group17 July 2017
London Midland franchise extension


2017-07-15 GOA-001
705



Archive ::: Press release

London Midland17 July 2017
London Midland welcomes franchise extension by the Department for Transport


2017-07-15 LON-001
706



Archive ::: Written statement
6

Department for Transport20 July 2017
Rail update: bi-mode train technology


2017-07-20 DfT-001
707



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 August 2017
More seats for rail passengers as nearly £1bn is invested in Midlands services


2017-08-10 DfT-001
708



Archive ::: Press release
2

Go-Ahead Group10 August 2017
West Midlands rail franchise


2017-08-10 GOA-001
709



Archive ::: Press release

Labour Party10 August 2017
Rachel Maskell comment on Abellio winning West Midlands rail franchise


2017-08-10 LAB-001
710



Archive ::: Press release
10

London Midland10 August 2017
London Midland statement on next West Midlands franchise


2017-08-10 LON-001
711



Archive ::: Press release
9

RMT10 August 2017
RMT calls for urgent talks with Abellio consortium as it picks up West Midlands rail franchise


2017-08-10 RMT-001
712



Archive ::: Press release
9

Transport Focus10 August 2017
West Midlands franchise – Transport Focus response


2017-08-10 TRA-001
713



Archive ::: Press release

Trenitalia/FirstGroup10 August 2017
Trenitalia confirms withdrawal from South Eastern franchise competition


2017-08-10 TRE-001
714



Archive ::: Press release
4

West Midlands Rail10 August 2017
Near £1 billion investment to bring new trains, extra seats and more frequent services


2017-08-10 WMR-001
715



Archive ::: Press release
3

West Midlands Trains Ltd10 August 2017
West Midlands Trains Ltd announced as winning bidder for the West Midlands franchise


2017-08-10 WMT-001
716



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport13 September 2017
Rail renaissance: dealing with the consequences of success


2017-09-13 DfT-001
717



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport22 September 2017
Government invests in northern transport infrastructure


2017-09-22 DfT-002
718



Archive ::: Press release

Welsh Government29 September 2017
Final tenders invited as Wales nears decision on next rail service


2017-09-29 WGO-001
719



Archive ::: Press release

Welsh Government29 September 2017
Welsh Government show commitment to Wales and Borders staff


2017-09-29 WGO-002
720



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport5 October 2017
Government plans £80 million smart ticketing rail revolution


2017-10-05 DfT-001
721



Archive ::: Press release
3

Transport Focus12 October 2017
New funding for the railway – our response


2017-10-12 TRA-001
722



Archive ::: Press release

Abellio17 October 2017
Abellio, JR East and Mitsui announce £680m new trains for the next West Midlands rail franchise


2017-10-17 ABB-001
723



Archive ::: Press release

CAF17 October 2017
West Midlands Trains Ltd selects CAF for the provision of new rolling stock for the West Midlands franchise


2017-10-17 CAF-001
724



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport16 November 2017
North set to become first region in country to get new transport powers from government


2017-11-16 DfT-002
725



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport29 November 2017
Better journeys for South Eastern rail passengers


2017-11-29 DfT-001
726



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport29 November 2017
The future of the Great Western franchise


2017-11-29 DfT-002
727



Archive ::: Oral statement
8

Department for Transport29 November 2017
Rail update, 29 November 2017


2017-11-29 DfT-005
728



Archive ::: Press release
8

Great Western Railway29 November 2017
GWR responds to DfT announcement to extend GWR franchise


2017-11-29 GWR-001
729



Archive ::: Speech (full)
3

Department for Transport1 December 2017
Transport investment in the north


2017-12-01 DfT-001
730



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport28 December 2017
Better mobile and Wi-Fi connectivity for rail passengers


2017-12-28 DfT-001
731



Archive ::: Oral statement
2

Department for Transport5 February 2018
Update on the East Coast, West Coast and East Midlands rail franchises


2018-02-05 DfT-002
732



Archive ::: Press release
5

Stagecoach Group5 February 2018
Rail franchising update


2018-02-05 STG-001
733



Archive ::: Press release

Abellio23 February 2018
Abellio announces withdrawal of bid to run the next Wales & Borders franchise


2018-02-18 ABB-001
734



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport28 February 2018
Welsh rail services set to be devolved following historic agreement


2018-02-28 DfT-001
735



Archive ::: Oral statement
2

Department for Transport16 May 2018
East Coast rail update


2018-05-16 DfT-001
736



Archive ::: Press release
8

Go-Ahead Group24 May 2018
Trading statement


2018-05-24 GOA-001
737



Archive ::: Press release

LNER25 June 2018
First London North Eastern Railway (LNER) services to run on East Coast Main Line


2018-06-25 LNE-001
738



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern21 Dec 2018
Southeastern franchise extended to June 2019


2018-12-21 SEA-001
739



Archive ::: Written statement
2

Department for Transport12 February 2019
East Midlands rail franchise update


2019-02-12 DfT-003
740



Archive ::: Press release
5

Stagecoach Group12 February 2019
Stagecoach operation of East Midlands Trains extended


2019-02-19 STG-001
741



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport26 February 2019
The Bradshaw Address by Keith Williams


2019-02-26 DfT-001
742



Archive ::: Written answer
8

House of Commons26 February 2019
Midland main railway line: electrification


2019-02-26 HOC-001
743



Archive ::: Press release
5

Department for Transport3 April 2019
Half of department’s rail operators now delivering improved delay repay compensation


2019-04-03 DfT-001
744



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport10 April 2019
More seats, services and state-of-the-art trains for passengers on new East Midlands Railway


2019-04-10 DfT-001
745



Archive ::: Press release
3

Department for Transport10 April 2019
[[Statement about Stagecoach Group]]


2019-04-10 DfT-002
746



Archive ::: Written statement
8

Department for Transport10 April 2019
East Midlands, South Eastern and West Coast Partnership franchise updates


2019-04-10 DfT-003
747



Archive ::: Press release

Labour Party10 April 2019
Andy McDonald comments on DfT's handling over rail franchise bids


2019-04-10 LAB-001
748



Archive ::: Press release

Midlands Connect10 April 2019
Midlands Connect comment on Abellio winning the East Midlands Railway franchise


2019-04-10 MID-001
749



Archive ::: Press release
3

RMT10 April 2019
RMT demands that Stagecoach contracts be taken into public ownership as company is banned from bidding for rail franchises


2019-04-10 RMT-001
750



Archive ::: Press release
2

Southeastern10 April 2019
Southeastern begins discussions to extend franchise


2019-04-10 SEA-001
751



Archive ::: Announcement
7

Stagecoach Group10 April 2019
Department for Transport rail franchising programme


2019-04-10 STG-001
752



Archive ::: Statement

Virgin Trains10 April 2019 -- Virgin Trains
Virgin Trains statement


2019-04-10 VIR-001
753



Archive ::: Press release
7

Department for Transport12 April 2019
New appointments made to strengthen HS2 Ltd board


2019-04-12 DfT-001
754



Archive ::: Statement
6

Department for Transport2 May 2019
DfT statement [[East Midlands franchise award]]


2019-05-02 DfT-001
755



Archive ::: Announcement
5

Stagecoach Group2 May 2019
Rail franchise update


2019-05-02 STG-001
756



Archive ::: Press release

Abellio9 May 2019
£600 million improvements for East Midlands Railway by Abellio confirmed


2019-05-09 ABB-001
757



Archive ::: Announcement
2

Stagecoach Group9 May 2019
Commencement of legal action against the Department for Transport


2019-05-09 STG-001
758



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport15 May 2019
New trains to be rolled out across the country alongside £48 billion investment to upgrade tracks


2019-05-15 DfT-001
759



Archive ::: Announcement
2

Stagecoach Group24 May 2019
Legal action against the Department for Transport over West Coast Partnership rail franchise competition


2019-05-24 STG-001
760



Archive ::: Press release
3

FirstGroup30 May 2019
Strategy update


2019-05-30 FIR-001
761



Archive ::: Press release

Southeastern13 June 2019
Southeastern to introduce 15-minute Delay Repay compensation


2019-06-13 SEA-001
762



Archive ::: Speech (full)

Department for Transport19 June 2019
DfT’s role in shaping the future of the railway


2019-06-19 DfT-001
763



Archive ::: Press release

Rail Safety and Standards Board19 July 2019
Improved governance of future decision-making across rail in the north


2019-07-19 DfT-001
764



Archive ::: Statement

Go-Ahead Group7 August 2019
Go-Ahead statement regarding the Southeastern franchise


2019-08-07 GOA-001
765



Archive ::: Press release
4

Labour Party7 August 2019
NEWS FROM LABOUR: Shapps continues disastrous Grayling policy: DfT cancels Southeastern franchise competition - Rachael Maskell responds


2019-08-07 LAB-001
766



Archive ::: Press release

RMT7 August 2019
RMT slams franchise chaos on Britain's railways as Southeastern granted a Government extension


2019-08-07 RMT-001
767



Archive ::: Press release
3

TSSA7 August 2019
Southeastern decision equals vote of no confidence in franchising


2019-08-07 TSS-001
768



Archive ::: Press release

Department for Transport14 August 2019
West Coast marks new partnership model for rail


2019-08-14 DfT-001
769



Archive ::: Statement
3

FirstGroup/Trenitalia14 August 2019
Firstgroup and Trenitalia welcome West Coast Partnership award


2019-08-14 FIR-001
770



Archive ::: Press release
4

Transport Focus5 November 2019
Transport Focus comment on the RMT announcement of 27 days of strike action on South Western Railway.


2019-11-05 TRA-001
771



Archive ::: Press release

RMT22 November 2019
West Midlands strikes set to go ahead as RMT reveals company has no incentive to negotiate


2019-11-22 RMT-001
772



Archive ::: Press release

RMT26 November 2019
RMT and SWR agree to ACAS talks in guards' safety dispute tomorrow


2019-11-26 RMT-002
773



Archive ::: Press release
7

West Coast Partnership26 November 2019
FirstGroup and Trenitalia announce new managing directors for West Coast Partnership rail franchise


2019-11-26 WCP-001
774



Archive ::: Press release
6

Avanti West Coast27 November 2019
Avanti West Coast unveiled as name for new partnership railway


2019-11-27 AWC-001
775



Archive ::: Press release
3

TSSA27 November 2019
Avanti West Coast ‘ironic and retrograde’ after Virgin failures


2019-11-27 TSS-001
776



Archive ::: Press release

Labour Party1 December 2019
Labour announces biggest ever rail fares cut of 33% in a move that will save the average commuter over £1000 a year


2019-12-01 LAB-001
777



Archive ::: Letter

Department for Transport19 December 2019
Heavy rail fleet accessibility compliance: time limited dispensations


2019-12-19 DfT-001
778



Archive ::: Statement

Rail Delivery Group19 December 2019
Accessibility letter


2019-12-19 RDG-001
779



Archive ::: Written statement
3

Department for Transport22 January 2020
Rail update


2020-01-22 DfT-001
780



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