RENFE poised to join Virgin’s HS2 franchise bid

The Spanish government is keen for RENFE to internationalise its business, and it is already part of the Spanish consortium working on the Haramain high speed project in Saudi Arabia.

UK: Spanish national operator RENFE is understood to be the front runner to join the Virgin Rail Group joint venture of Stagecoach and Virgin Holdings to bid for the government’s upcoming West Coast Partnership franchise.Currently Virgin (51%) and Stagecoach (49%) operate inter-city services under the Virgin Trains brand on the ...

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