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Vernon Barker - Articles and news items

FirstGroup shortlisted for TransPennine Express franchise competition

Rail industry news / 19 August 2014 /

FirstGroup has been shortlisted for the TransPennine Express franchise competition by the Department for Transport…

FirstGroup welcomes £9bn investment in rail network

Rail industry news / 16 August 2012 /

FirstGroup welcomes today’s announcement by the Department for Transport of its future investment plans for the rail network…

Franchise decision welcomed

Rail industry news / 5 August 2011 /

First TransPennine Express has welcomed the Department for Transport’s decision to extend its franchise…

Passengers benefit from £150m investment in train stations

Rail industry news / 5 July 2011 /

A multi-million pound project that has seen major improvements made to train stations across England & Wales is being celebrated…