Three bidders for West Midlands franchise [Rail]





Date: 07/04/2016

Department for Transport today (April 7) announced three shortlisted bidders for the West Midlands franchise. The shortlisted bidders are: London and West Midlands Railway Limited, a subsidiary of Govia Limited (a joint venture between Keolis and Go-Ahead Group); West Midlands Trains Limited, currently a wholly owned subsidiary of Abellio Transport Group Limited with East Japan Railway Company (known as JR East) and Mitsui & Co Ltd as minority partners; MTR Corporation (West Midlands) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of MTR Corporation (UK) Limited. The contract award is expected to be made in June 2017 ahead of the new deal starting in October 2017. [From Mark Bartlett]


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