Premium profile for National Express East Coast

Department for Transport press notice providing some information about the Intercity East Coast passenger rail franchise (ex-GNER) awarded to National Express.

Under the new merger control arrangements, the award will only now be considered by the OFT. The OFT has powers to accept undertakings or to make a reference to the Competition Commission if it finds that the transaction may lead to a substantial lessening of competition.

For further information or advice please contact Franck Latrémolière.

Filed under DfT, Public transport.

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