The £1.4 billion contract to run the Crossrail services has gone to Hong Kong-based MTR Corporation.
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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The Rail Minister said it was not a matter of crowd control but passengers "trying to get home after a long day at work".
It's the first time we'll really notice the change in seasons.
Remaining largely dry through the night.