CMA to investigate East Midlands rail franchise award

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is investigating the award of the East Midlands rail franchise to Abellio East Midlands. The news comes after the Government stripped East Midlands Trains of the contract with effect from August this year. A statement from the CMA said: "[The CMA] is considering whether it is or may be the case that this transaction if carried into effect, will result in the creation of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation o... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
Close