Consultation outcome

South Western rail franchise

This consultation has concluded

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South Western rail franchise stakeholder briefing document 2016

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Detail of outcome

This ‘Stakeholder briefing document’ for the South Western franchise competition summarises the responses to the consultation that was carried out between November 2015 and February 2016 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 in June 2017.

Original consultation

Summary

Seek views on priorities for the next South Western rail franchise.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

The Department for Transport is seeking feedback and input on priorities for the next South Western rail franchise.

The purpose of this consultation is to:

  • explain the planned process and timescales for awarding the rail franchise
  • provide background information about the current franchised services and the strategic goals for the new franchise
  • seek your views on the current franchise and options that you would want us to consider as we develop the specification for the invitation to tender (ITT)

Locations and dates for South Western franchise events

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Events are being held at:

  • Weymouth Train Station concourse, from 7:00am to 9:00am
  • Bournemouth Train Station concourse, from 7:00am to 9:00am
  • Winchester Train Station concourse, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Fleet Train Station concourse, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Tuesday 19 January 2016

Events are being held at:

  • Basingstoke Train Station concourse, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Southampton Central Train Station concourse, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Reading Train Station platforms 4, 5 and 6, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

London, 5 January 2016, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

One America Square
17 Crosswall
London
Greater London
EC3N 2LN

Ryde, Isle of Wight, 15 December 2015, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Yelfs Hotel
Union Street
Ryde
Isle of Wight
UK
PO33 2LG

Portsmouth, 9 December 2015, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Action Stations
19 College Road
HM Naval Base
Portsmouth
Hampshire
UK
PO1 3LJ

Salisbury, 8 December 2015, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Best Western Red Lion Hotel
Milford Street
Salisbury
Wiltshire
UK
SP1 2AN

Basingstoke, 1 December 2015, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Hilton Basingstoke
Old Common Road
Black Dam
Basingstoke
Hampshire
United Kingdom
RG21 3PR

Documents

South Western franchise: stakeholder consultation document

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Published 12 November 2015
Last updated 8 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. South Western rail franchise stakeholder briefing document updated.
  2. Response to consultation.
  3. Details of extra South Western franchise consultation events.
  4. First published.