Articles tagged “firstgroup”

UK’s largest private operator of public transportation loses its leader

Gwyn Topham, The Guardian

Combine ambitions borne out of the privatization of public transportation, throw in an economic crisis, and add a bit of Branson-related drama, and you have a company that's struggling under billions of debt.

7 years ago

FirstGroup contract stalled, Virgin Rail still has a shot at keeping UK rail line

Gwyn Topham, The Guardian

Branson has been throwing around fighting words since FirstGroup was awarded the lucrative rail contract and now plans to defend his position in person as Virgin has successfully filed for a judicial review of the DfT’s decision.

8 years ago