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Projects: Issue Issue 05 22 Oct 2009

Metro operations contract race now down to two bidders

The contract to operate the Tyne & Wear Metro under a new operating concession is down to two bidders after PTE Nexus rejected a bid by NedRailways, the overseas arm of the Dutch state railway, in favour of submissions from Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Regio and Nexus’s in-house bid team.

The successful bidder will go on to win a concession of between seven and nine years from?April next year. They will be responsible for day-to-day delivery and management of Metro train services and...

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