Abellio East Anglia Franchise Agreement

In June 2010, following the 2010 parliamentary elections, the Ministry of Transport announced that the franchise replacement process would be suspended until a review of the franchise process was granted, resulting in an extension until February 2012. [8] This agreement replaces the prior franchise agreement entered into by Greater Anglia 2014. Franchise agreement and additional legal documents for Abellio East Anglia Limited. In November 2009, the Department for Transport announced that National Express would lose the Greater Anglia franchise in March 2011, instead of securing an extension of operation until March 2014. The decision followed the fact that National Express had fallen behind with the National Express East Coast franchise, while National Express East Anglia had achieved all its objectives necessary for the renewal of the franchise. [7] In April 2003, the Strategic Rail Authority announced that Arriva, GB Railways and National Express had been shortlisted to offer the new franchise. [3] These documents are part of the public register of franchise agreements. Please send franchise agreement requests by e-mail to rail.publicregister@dft.gov.uk. Passenger Focus` submission to the DfT for the Greater Anglia Franchise Direct Award In December 2003, the Strategic Rail Authority awarded the franchise to National Express. [4] [5] With the services operated by Anglia Railways, First Great Eastern and West Anglia Great Northern were transferred to One on 1 April 2004.

The franchise lasted until March 2011, with a three-year extension until 2014, when performance targets were met. The franchise was initially referred to as One before being renamed National Express East Anglia in February 2008 as part of a company-wide rebranding programme. [6] The impugned clause in the Greater Anglia contract links additional deductibles to London employment figures. In 2002, as part of a reorganisation of the franchise by the Strategic Rail Authority, it was announced that the Anglia and Great Eastern franchises would be merged into an Anglia franchise with the West Anglia part of the West Anglia Great Northern franchise. [1] This was part of a strategy by the Strategic Rail Authority to reduce the number of train operators providing services from a single London terminal. This should improve efficiency and reliability. [2] Updated national rail franchise conditions added by Greater Anglia When the tender was launched, it was a short-term franchise that would give the government time to plan changes in rail franchising policy on the basis of Roy McNultys Rail Value for Money Study. . . .