Archives by Tag 'Thameslink Programme'

Siemens selected as preferred bidder for Thameslink Rolling Stock Procurement Programme (TRSP) [Siemens - Press Release]

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Saturday, June 18, 2011

Siemens press release: Siemens and Cross London Trains (XLT) (a consortium consisting of finance partners Siemens Project Ventures GmbH, lnnisfree Limited and 3i Infrastructure plc), have been selected as preferred bidder for the UK Government’s Thameslink Rolling Stock Procurement Programme (TRSP), led by the Department for Transport. Steve Scrimshaw, managing director for Siemens’ rolling stock […]

UK pushes £8bn investment on railways [press reactions]

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010

Undoubtedly the news of the day, although it has been in the air for a week: Britain’s government announced £8bn investment in new rolling stock and electrification. As Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said on BBC Radio: “We can’t stand still, if we want growth to continue, if we want London in particular to continue to […]