Serco on track to run Caledonian Sleeper service [Scotsman]





Date: 19/05/2014

THE operator of luxury trains in Australia is tipped to win the Caledonian Sleeper franchise to run overnight services between Scotland and London. Serco is understood to have pledged new coaches and top-notch catering for the sleepers, which ministers want significantly improved to make them “emblematic of Scotland”.


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Serco on track to run Caledonian Sleeper service

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THE operator of luxury trains in Australia is tipped to win the Caledonian Sleeper franchise to run overnight services between Scotland and London.

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Early morning at Carstairs on 6 June 2006. 90027 is in the process of coupling up to the rear of the Lowland Sleeper, 7 coaches of which it will take on to Edinburgh Waverley, while the front 8 continue to Glasgow Central.
Location: Carstairs
Company: Caledonian Railway
06/06/2006 John Furnevel
Having brought the ecs for the Highland Sleeper into platform 15 at Euston, 90028 now waits for the train to depart before going onto the front of the Lowland Sleeper.
Location: Euston
Company: London and Birmingham Railway
10/10/2012 John McIntyre
DBS 90029 takes the Highland Sleeper north out of Carlisle platform 4 in the early hours of 17 October 2013.
Location: Carlisle
Company: Caledonian Railway
17/10/2013 Ken Browne


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