FirstGroup says new Great Western contract has ‘appropriate balance’ of risk and reward

The Department for Transport has directly awarded incumbent FirstGroup a new three-year contract to continue to operate Great Western services

UK: The Department for Transport has directly awarded incumbent FirstGroup a new three-year contract to continue to operate Great Western services from the expiry of the current direct award on April 1 2020 until March 31 2023, with a possible extension of up to one year at DfT’s discretion.

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