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Contract to run Crossrail goes to Hong Kong company

MTR Corporation beat the likes of National Express and Arriva to win the concession, which will be for eight years with an option to extend to 10 years.

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Contract to run Crossrail services goes to Hong Kong company

The £1.4 billion contract to run the Crossrail services has gone to Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation.

Computer generated image of how a Crossrail train may look Credit: PA

MTR beat the likes of National Express and Arriva to win the concession, which will be for eight years with an option to extend to 10 years.

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