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12 January 2015
Christmas disruption caused by multiple failings


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18 February 2015
GB Railfreight beats DB Schenker for sleeper contract


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27 February 2015
Northern, Transpennine Express details published


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10 March 2015
FirstGroup lays down gauntlet on East Coast


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12 March 2015
Contract signed for '£1 fleet' for ScotRail


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18 March 2015
New Great Western franchise confirmed by Chancellor


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23 March 2015
More new Great Western trains are part of franchise award


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31 March 2015
All change for Scots as new franchises start


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1 April 2015
First Serco sleepers run overnight


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8 April 2015
Alliance and Grand Central make fresh bid for Blackpool


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2 June 2015
Three bidders named for Greater Anglia shortlist


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7 August 2015
Green light for open access to Blackpool


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18 September 2015
DfT demands 'Norwich in 90' from next Anglia operator


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21 September 2015
The Great Western Railway is back in business


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24 November 2015
Franchising poses 'emerging risks' three years after West Coast collapse


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9 December 2015
Arriva and FirstGroup promise new trains for North


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11 December 2015
Abellio makes East Anglia pledge after Stagecoach exit


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24 March 2016
£800m Waterloo investment is 'not before time'


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1 April 2016
New start for north as franchises are launched


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10 May 2016
West Coast franchise consultation launched


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12 May 2016
Revenue threat on East Coast Main Line


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24 May 2016
Second Spanish rolling stock win confirmed


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16 June 2016
First and MTR join forces to bid for South Western


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22 June 2016
MTR withdraws from West Midlands franchise bid


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10 August 2016
Abellio keeps Anglia franchise until 2025


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12 August 2016
Government yields to protests over Island Line plan


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19 October 2016
Eurotunnel prepares to sell GB Railfreight


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17 November 2016
New speed restrictions following tram crash


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13 February 2017
Italian purchase of c2c franchise confirmed


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1 March 2017
Three shortlisted for East Midlands franchise


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23 March 2017
Midland Metro concession not to be awarded again


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27 March 2017
First, MTR beat Stagecoach to win South West Trains


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20 June 2017
First, MTR unveil new trains for South Western


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22 June 2017
More foreign contenders on franchise shortlists


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11 July 2017
August rail upgrade programme will be biggest yet


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12 July 2017
Competition concerns on routes to Exeter


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10 August 2017
Trenitalia backs out of South Eastern contest


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16 August 2017
Platforms reopen after Waterloo derailment


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21 August 2017
First, MTR take charge on South Western


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5 September 2017
International launch for South Western Railway


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6 September 2017
Transpennine Express unveils ‘futuristic’ train


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29 November 2017
Grayling report sets out new vision for rail


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4 December 2017
City celebrates Virgin East Coast exit


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8 December 2017
Tram crash driver may have been in ‘microsleep’


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10 January 2018
Thameslink Programme ‘not yet value for money’


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24 April 2018
First/Trenitalia back away from East Midlands


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18 May 2018
East Coast: now the post-mortem begins


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22 May 2018
Industry welcomes new Network Rail chief


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31 May 2018
Tim O’Toole resigns from FirstGroup


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11 July 2018
Former Network Rail chief rejects franchising model


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23 October 2018
Grayling faces difficult Thameslink decision


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14 November 2018
FirstGroup starts renegotiation of SWR franchise


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19 March 2019
DfT should stop ‘intervening’ in railway affairs–RDG chief


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21 March 2019
First, Hitachi move ahead with East Coast open access


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27 March 2019
Strike set to disrupt London tram services


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28 March 2019
Drivers’ walkout disrupts London tram services


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4 April 2019
Passenger numbers rise on Virgin West Coast


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2 May 2019
Branson says franchise competitions should be cancelled


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3 June 2019
Arriva takes franchise leak claim to court


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5 June 2019
FirstGroup investor war gathers strength


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25 June 2019
25 June: news in brief


FirstGroup fights for rail businesses today
Grand Central confirms Blackpool open access plan


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26 June 2019
FirstGroup fights off challenge from US investors


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11 July 2019
11 July: news in brief


New HS2 report insists project is essential
Track worker killed by train was ‘probably fatigued’
Network Rail to invest £70m in new track safety initiative
Branson says rail franchising is a ‘real mess’
No progress in Underground pay talks
Shuttle traffic falls back amid ‘political uncertainty’
New £64m railway research centre for Leeds
Are you sitting comfortably?


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14 August 2019
First, Trenitalia win West Coast Partnership franchise


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18 August 2019
Abellio takes over on Midland Main Line


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20 August 2019
20 August: news in brief


Franchising is ‘set to continue’ according to industry chief


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28 October 2019
News in brief: 28 October


More hints about Williams Review expected today
DfT starts negotiations over next Greater Western franchise
Welsh Marches Line blocked by flood damage


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11 November 2019
Virgin reports record modal shift from planes to trains


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16 November 2019
16 November: news in brief

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Green light for West Coast franchise
Great Western line reopens in Somerset after six day closure
Union leader criticises ‘vampire’ train operators
Eurostar plans to launch Amsterdam-London services in 2020


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8 January 2020
Survival of South Western Railway franchise in ‘significant doubt’


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9 January 2020
Franchising crisis deepens as West Midlands joins the doubtful list


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15 January 2020
Union threatens national rail strike as pensions row flares


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20 January 2020
Rejected franchise claims move to High Court as firms sue DfT


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21 January 2020
Arriva settles legal dispute with DfT over East Midlands franchise


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22 January 2020
SWR no longer sustainable, admits transport secretary


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6 February 2020
DfT defends record of dealing with SWR


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4 March 2020
4 March: news in brief


TransPennine Express md leaves at short notice
Urgent safety advice issued by RAIB after death of driver
West Coast Main Line reopens after storm damage
Boost for rail freight in Scotland
Stabling sidings open at Norwich


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16 March 2020
Coronavirus adds pressure to franchise finances


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30 March 2020
GWR and Southeastern receive new direct awards


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30 March 2020
Hull Trains suspends all services indefinitely


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14 April 2020
Tuesday essay: the end of franchising


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9 July 2020
New CEO named for MTR in Britain


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1 September 2020
Emergency Measures extended on Great Western Railway


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2 September 2020
Operators announce increased services to meet demand


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18 September 2020
Deadline approaches for fate of franchises


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21 September 2020
Rail franchising comes to an end – official


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