FirstGroup wins Great Western contract extension

FirstGroup wins Great Western contract extension
DfT confirms it wishes company, which lost ScotRail franchise, to run rail line for further four years after current contract runs out

FirstGroup is to continue running the Great Western rail route until 2019 after winning another contract extension from the government.

The Department for Transport has confirmed it wishes FirstGroup to run the line for an additional term after the current contract runs out.

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Source: Guardian Transport

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/oct/10/firstgroup-great-western-contract-extension-rail