UK’s biggest rail franchise launched

GTR Chief Executive Charles Horton and UK Rail Minister Claire Perry inspect a Thameslink liveried EMU at London Blackfriars. Photo: Tony Miles

UK: Rail Minister Claire Perry joined senior executives and VIPs at The Shard, the landmark tower overlooking London Bridge station, on September 15 to mark the launch of Govia Thameslink Railway. The new franchise had taken over the operation of London's Thameslink and Great Northern routes from First Capital Connect ...

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