OFT grounds for clearing National Express/East Coast

OFT grounds (24 pages, PDF) for clearing under the GB passenger rail franchise merger control rules the award of the East Coast Mail Line passenger rail franchise (ex GNER) to National Express, on the basis that it affects competition only in “markets of insufficient importance”.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under Merger control, OFT, Public transport.

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