Southern rail operator warned it will not be able to bid for new franchises
Rail minister says Govia Thameslink Railway should not be allowed to bid unless performance improves
The rail minister, Claire Perry, has warned the operator of the troubled Southern rail franchise it will not be able to bid for future franchises unless it improves its performance.
The London and south-east England service, which is ranked the country’s worst for customer satisfaction, has been beset by delays and cancellations caused by staff shortages and industrial action.
Source: Guardian Transport