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Merseytravel formally begins train fleet replacement project

James Dark

Merseytravel has appointed head-hunters to find candidates for the new post of project director to procure a new fleet of trains for its Merseyrail operation. The PTE billed the move as the formal start of the programme, which is intended  to deliver a new fleet by 2017 to replace the current 35-year-old rolling stock.

Merseytravel has previously sought expressions of interest in the project from manufacturers and anticipates that the formal tendering process will begin later this...

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