Arriva UK Trains (Deutsche Bahn)

Operating Contract Franchise Agreement running until October 2023.

This franchise comprises long-distance and regional routes in England, Scotland and Wales, extending from Aberdeen to Penzance and on routes from Birmingham to Bournemouth, Stansted Airport, Cardiff and Nottingham. Its 300 daily services connect around 100 stations. It is operated by Deutsche Bahn’s Arriva UK Trains business.

The franchise began in 2007 and was due to end in April 2016; hovever, it has been repeatedly extended as directly-awarded contracts. The latest was due to conclude on October 17 2020, but on October 16 2020 was extended to October 2023.

Address
5/F Cannon House
18 The Priory Queensway
Birmingham B4 6BS
UK
Phone
+44 121 200 6000
Fax
+44 121 654 7601
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk
 

Traffic

Passenger journeys
39·776 million
Passenger-km
3638·6 million
Train-km
32·8 million
Information year
2019-20
 

Company size

Employees
1978
 

Network data

Gauge
1435 mm
Length
2710·1 km
Rolling stock
63 Diesel high-speed trainsets (34 x Cl.220 Voyager, 24 x Cl.221 Super Voyager, 5 x 7-car HST)
81 DMU cars (13 x 2-car and 16 x 3-car Cl.170)

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