Bidders for South Eastern Rail Franchise Announced

 

43287Earlier today (22 June) the Government announced the names of the companies to run the next South Eastern franchise.

The four companies are:

  1. South Eastern Holdings Ltd
  2. London and South East Passenger Rail Services Ltd
  3. Stagecoach South Eastern Trains Ltd
  4. Trenitalia UK Ltd

Rt Hon David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath and Crayford, commented: “The consultation for people to share their views and priorities for the new franchise is still open until 30 June, and I am urging all my constituents to write in to participate.”

“Southeastern have failed local passengers, and the new operator must work closer with Network Rail to improve punctuality and reliability to provide the service rail users deserve.”

Details of the consultation can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/future-of-south-eastern-rail-services

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