Today's confirmation by the Department for Transport that Keolis SNCF West Coast is being invited to bid for the InterCity West Coast rail franchise was warmly welcomed by both companies.
Eurostar, the high-speed rail service between the UK and mainland Europe, today announced a continued increase in overall sales revenue in 2010 compared with 2009. Sales revenue for the year is up 12% on 2009, from £675.5m to £760m.
After the successful test run through the Channel Tunnel at the weekend, Deutsche Bahn presented an ICE in London for the first time on Tuesday. Attending the presentation of the ICE 3 at St. Pancras International station
Govia, the joint venture between Keolis and Go-Ahead, has been retained as holder of the new South Central franchise, known as Southern, which it has operated since 2001.
Eurostar, the high-speed rail passenger service that links Britain and mainland Europe, today announced that it has awarded the design contract for the interior refurbishment of its fleet to the Italian design consultancy Pininfarina.