Thursday 28 January 2021
TSGNThameslink, Southern, Great Northern
Not to be awarded again in this form, and will probably be divided into at least two contracts.
The start date for the successor franchises is provisional, and may be extended by up to 26 railway reporting periods (two years). Deadline for new passport holders is November 2019. Expressions of interest due February 2020. ITT July 2020 and awards expected May 2021.
19 September 2021
Commuter and outer suburban services. Bedford-St Pancras International-Gatwick Airport-Brighton, London King's Cross-Hertford North-Stevenage/Peterborough/Cambridge-King's Lynn, Luton-St Pancras International-Wimbledon/Sutton, plus some journeys operated jointly with Southeastern between Bedford/Luton/Kentish Town and Sevenoaks/Ashford. Also commuter, regional and local services between London Victoria/East Croydon, Gatwick Airport and Brighton, local and regional Sussex Coast services to Eastbourne, Ashford, Seaford, Littlehampton, Bognor Regis, Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central, plus inner south London Metro routes and South Croydon-Clapham Junction-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes Central.
First Capital Connect