Nationalisation of Intercity East Coast

UK Government announcement that the operator of long-distance trains on the East Coast Main Line is being nationalised. The franchise owner, National Express, is said to have declined to provide necessary financial support.

The previous franchise operator on this line, GNER, lost the franchise for similar reasons in 2007.

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Filed under DfT, ECML, Public transport.

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