Northern rail franchise 2014: prospectus

Gives further information to potential bidders in 2014 about the Northern franchise competition.


Northern franchise 2014: prospectus

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The ‘Northern prospectus’ has been produced for potential bidders in the Northern franchise competition to:

  • give detail and information about the Northern franchise opportunity to allow prospective bidders to decide whether they wish to seek pre-qualification, either as a single entity or as part of a consortium
  • communicate what is important to DfT in relation to the franchise which will enable interested parties to begin preparations to bid
  • indicate some of the key areas, risks and responsibilities which bidders will need to consider when preparing their bid

The following documents have also been published:

Published 9 June 2014