Rail franchising schedule

The rail franchising schedule as of July 2017.


Rail franchise schedule

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This is the annual update to the ‘Rail franchise schedule’. It shows:

  • timings of competitions and direct awards
  • start and end dates of franchises

as of July 2017.

Published 26 March 2013
Last updated 20 July 2017 + show all updates
  1. Rail franchising schedule as of July 2017 released.
  2. Updated to show the rail franchise schedule as of December 2016.
  3. Changed dated from November to May in the summary.
  4. Schedule updated due to change to West Coast franchise start date.
  5. Updated to show the rail franchise schedule as of July 2015.
  6. Updated franchise schedule.
  7. Rail franchise schedule updated fro April 2014.
  8. First published.