Saturday 5 November 2011

Arriva Take Grand Central

Arriva has announced a takeover of the North East-based Grand Central Railway services.
The company, which runs services to London from Sunderland, Hartlepool and Bradford, has been acquired for an undisclosed sum.
Arriva are owned by Deutsche Bahn the German state-owned rail group. Their existing UK trains portfolio includes CrossCountry, Arriva Trains Wales and Chiltern Railways franchises, and concessions to operate the Tyne and Wear Metro and (as a joint venture) London Overground operations.

Grand Central operate a fleet of Class 180's and HST's

David Gambles