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Stagecoach Group shortlisted for Greater Anglia rail franchise


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Stagecoach Group plc

Stagecoach Group shortlisted for Greater Anglia rail franchise
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date
24 March 2011
source Stagecoach Group plc
type Stock Exchange announcement



Stagecoach Group plc ("Stagecoach") is pleased to confirm that it has been shortlisted by the Department for Transport ("DfT") to bid for the Greater Anglia passenger rail franchise.

The Greater Anglia passenger rail franchise provides local, suburban and express train services from London Liverpool Street to north and east Greater London, Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Norfolk. It is expected to be a short-term contract lasting from February 2012 to at
least the summer of 2013.

A Stagecoach Group spokesman said: "We are pleased to have been successful in being short-listed for the Greater Anglia rail franchise. We now look forward to receiving the DfT's final and detailed Invitation to Tender document, which will confirm the Government's key requirements for the
franchise."

ENDS

For further information, please contact:

Steven Stewart, Director of Corporate Communications Stagecoach Group
Tel: 01738 442111
Email: steven.stewart@stagecoachgroup.com

NOTES TO EDITORS

Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group is a leading international public transport group, with extensive operations in the UK, United States and Canada. The company employs around 35,000 people, and operates bus, coach, rail, and tram services.


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