DfT publishes Invitation to Tender for East Midlands franchise07th Jun 2018

The Department for Transport has today published the Invitation to Tender for the next franchise for the services currently run by East Midlands Trains.  There is a lot of information, which can be found on the DfT website:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/east-midlands-franchise-2018-invitation-to-tender  

A significant document is the Stakeholder Briefing Document.  This summarises the responses to the public consultation: 

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/714448/east-midlands-rail-franchise-stakeholder-briefing-document-and-consultation-response.pdf 

Market Harborough is named as one of the top five stations in terms of responses!  There is even a picture of the Old Grammar School on p76!  However, it is the detail that matters...

HRU will be reviewing the documents in detail to see exactly what is proposed for our train service.

 


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