Europe: Go-Ahead, Abellio and National Express take over German operating contracts

From Railway Gazette; June 11, 2019 GERMANY: A number of passenger services transferred to new operators on June 9, including…

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Scotland: ScotRail fails again as more than 18,000 trains are cancelled

By Cath Ashcroft, The Express; June 10, 2019 The number of services cancelled due to staffing issues soared by almost…

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Japan’s entry into Britain’s rail franchising

From Global Rail News; December 8, 2017 After 10 years of running the West Midlands franchise, London Midland will step…

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Scotland: ‘Ditch the Dutch’ video calls for full nationalisation of Scotland’s railways is ‘off track’

By Martin Williams, Senior News Reporter, The Herald; October 9, 2017 CALLS for Scotland‘s railways to be brought under “full…

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