National Express/Thameslink Great Northern merger inquiry

Competition Commission invitation (PDF, 2 pages) to submit evidence by Friday 26 August 2005 for its inquiry into National Express' bid for the Thameslink Great Northern rail franchise.

The OFT's reasons for referring National Express' bid have not yet been released, but the Competition Commission's notice implies that the only issue is the potential loss of competition between Gatwick Express and Thameslink on the London-Gatwick flow.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Competition Commission, Merger control, Public transport.

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