Rail franchise decision kicked down the track

London Midland
London Midland has been given a short extension of its rail franchise for a second time, providing more time for the Government to make a decision about who will run the routes in the future. A new franchise agreement was due to come into force in October after a long tender process but this has now been delayed. London Midland, which is a joint venture between Keolis and Go-Ahead Group, was first awarded the contract in 2007. It was extended 15 months ago, and due to run until October, but has now extended again to "at least De... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...