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East Midlands Rail Franchise

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 108170, tabled on 17 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what progress is being made on finalising the East Midlands rail franchise.

Answered on

20 October 2017

The public consultation for the next East Midlands franchise closed on 11 October and we are currently analysing the responses we have received. Once complete, that analysis will help inform the specification of the new franchise. We expect to issue the Invitation to Tender to bidders in April 2018.

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