|Phase 1 date||Action|
|7 November 2014||Decision published|
|11 September 2014||Decision announced|
|5 August 2014||Invitation to comment issued|
CMA clearance decision
11 September 2014: The CMA announced its clearance decision on 11 September 2014. The full text of the decision is available below:
- Full text decision (07.11.14)
Launch of CMA merger inquiry
The CMA launched a merger investigation on 5 August 2014.
Invitation to comment: now closed
5 August 2014: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is considering the award of the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern passenger rail franchise to Govia Thameslink Railway Limited (a joint venture between Go-Ahead Holding Limited and Keolis (UK) Limited) and whether that award has resulted, or may be expected to result, in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.
Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:
Competition and Markets Authority