FOI release

Thameslink rolling stock: procurement contracts

Response to a request for information about Thameslink rolling stock procurement contracts.


Thameslink rolling stock: procurement contracts

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This is a response to a Freedom of Information request about Thameslink rolling stock procurement contracts. The requester asked about:

  • legal advice received between May and July 2011
  • correspondence with rail officials containing the words ‘Siemens’, ‘TUPE’, ‘RMT’, ‘TSSA’ or ‘trade union’
  • department risk assessments or risk registers associated with assessment and awarding of the contract
  • notes of meetings held between ministers, departmental officials, Siemens and Bombardier between May to July 2011
  • meeting notes where Thameslink was discussed between 11 May 2010 and 16 July 2011
Published 20 February 2012