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FirstGroup’s UK bus division invests £70 million in 425 new vehicles

Transport operator FirstGroup’s UK bus division has placed GBP70m worth of orders for 425 new buses, to be delivered in the 2014/15 financial year, it revealed on Thursday. The contracts have been awarded to: Wrightbus, a Ballymena company, which has […]

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West Coast Main Line contract award cancelled by UK government

The UK government has backtracked on its decision to award the West Coast Main Line rail franchise to

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Train operator FirstGroup dismisses Virgin concerns over West Coast contract

Transport operator FirstGroup plc (LSE:FGP) has dismissed the legal challenge by Virgin Rail against the recent award of the

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Virgin Rail loses West Coast contract to FirstGroup

Sir Richard Branson's UK rail operator, Virgin Rail, has lost its bid to continue running the West Coast mainline route, it was announced today. The contract has been handed

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