Keolis Amey Docklands / Docklands Light Railway Franchise merger inquiry

The CMA considered the award of the Docklands Light Railway Franchise to Keolis Amey Docklands Limited, a joint venture between Keolis (UK) Limited and Amey Rail Limited.

Timetable

Phase 1 date Action
27 November 2014 Decision published
14 November 2014 Decision announced
10 to 24 September 2014 Invitation to comment

Phase 1

CMA FNTQ decision announced

14 November 2014: The CMA has today decided that the award of the Docklands Light Railway Franchise to Keolis Amey Docklands Limited, a joint venture between Keolis (UK) Limited and Amey Rail Limited does not qualify for investigation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002. The full text of the decision is available below:

Invitation to comment: Now closed

10 September 2014: The CMA is considering whether it is or may be the case that the award of the Docklands Light Railway Franchise to Keolis Amey Docklands Limited, a joint venture between Keolis (UK) Limited and Amey Rail Limited, will result in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation may be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets in the United Kingdom for goods or services.

Contact

Please send written representations about any competition or public interest to:

Tom Cole
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row
London
WC1B 4AD

tom.cole@cma.gsi.gov.uk

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