Chiltern Railways will continue operating its existing services for another six years, and will give them opportunity to continue plans for decarbonisation, fleet modernisation and improving customer experience.
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The three-year extension, valued at £248 million, will see Bombardier continue its maintenance, overhaul, service and cleaning services for Arriva CrossCountry's Voyager and Super Voyager fleet.
Neil Dinmore, Principal Engineer of Structures and Material at the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), outlines how RSSB is continuing to support innovative solutions to improve the lifecycles of bogies and wheelsets, funded by the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT).
Steve Murphy – Managing Director of MTR Elizabeth line – has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MTR UK, a newly created entity that will replace MTR Europe.
Arriva has been operating rail services in Denmark for 15 years, with the Jutland contract currently constituting 13 per cent of the Danish rail network. The contract re-award marks the third consecutive time the Danish Ministry of Transport has chosen Arriva to run rail services in Jutland.
“Through the new contract, passengers will benefit from new trains, better connections and improved service information.”