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Detail of outcome
This stakeholder briefing document for the East Midlands franchise competition summarises the responses to the consultation that was carried out between July and October 2017 and provides the government’s response to it.
It also provides a description of what has been included in the new invitation to tender specification for the franchise competition and sets out what this might mean for stakeholders when the new franchise begins.
We are seeking your views on the future of the East Midlands rail franchise to ensure the new franchise delivers the best railway for:
The purpose of this consultation is to:
- explain the planned process and timescales for awarding the rail franchise
- provide information about the current franchise services and our aims for the new franchise
- seek your views on all aspects of the rail service so we can ensure the new franchise delivers the best possible railway for passengers, communities and business
Public consultation events
Events about the consultation were run in various locations between 30 August 2017 to 2 October 2017.