Chinese firm to help operate UK's South West trains franchise
Rail union claims China will ‘make a killing at taxpayers’ expense’ after surprise announcement by UK government
A Chinese company will help operate one of the biggest rail franchises in Britain after a surprise announcement by the government.
MTR will run South West Trains with First Group for seven years from August. First MTR will take over from Stagecoach, which runs SWT services across south-east England to and from London Waterloo.
Source: Guardian Transport