Eurostar bids for East Coast line

Eurostar is hoping to win the race to run the East Coast line which runs through our region
Eurostar is hoping to win the race to run the East Coast line which runs through our region Credit: PA

Cross channel train operator, Eurostar, is bidding to run the East Coast line which runs through Stevenage and Peterborough.

Eurostar is launching a joint bid with French company, Keolis, to run the line which links London and Edinburgh.

The line has been operated in the public sector since 2009 and the new operator is expected to be announced in October next year.

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