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Saturday 06 November 2010
A consortium of Canadian pension funds has won the auction to run the railway link between London and the Channel Tunnel for the next 30 years.
Friday 05 November 2010
A Canadian consortium today won the right to operate the High Speed 1 (HS1) Channel Tunnel rail link for the next 30 years in a deal worth £2.1 billion to the Government.
Friday 22 October 2010
Half-term holidaymakers heading for France were today warned to expect widespread travel disruption due to continuing protests against French Government pension reforms.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
German railway chiefs are today showing off a high-speed train of the sort they would like to run between Germany and London by the end of 2013.
Monday 18 October 2010
The German insurance giant Allianz is set to make a £2bn bid for the Channel Tunnel rail link, a prized piece of UK infrastructure that is expected to be privatised.
Thursday 07 October 2010
Channel Tunnel rail company Eurostar today announced a £700 million investment in 200mph new trains and refurbishment of existing rolling stock.
Wednesday 18 August 2010
The Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing's company Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI) has emerged as one of the bidders vying to acquire High Speed 1, which runs the superfast 67-mile (108km) railway line from London to the Channel Tunnel.
Monday 02 August 2010
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is looking at bidding for the Channel Tunnel high-speed rail link.
Monday 05 July 2010
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Plans to sell off a string of publicly owned assets to help plug the hole in Britain's finances have been confirmed.
Monday 21 June 2010
The Government today signalled the start of the sale of High Speed 1 (HS1) - the 68-mile London to Folkestone Channel Tunnel rail link.
Monday 21 June 2010
It would be interesting to know what Beatrix Potter would have made of it. Dozens of exotic species, whose natural habitats range from the lower reaches of the Yangtze River to the steamy canopy of the Amazonian rainforest by way of the arid Australian Outback, are thriving in the temperate climes of the British countryside.
Sunday 06 June 2010
The Government is to kickstart the sale of assets with the £2bn auction of the 108km Channel Tunnel Rail Link from London St Pancras International station to the Kent coast.
Wednesday 02 June 2010
The operator of the Channel Tunnel is buying Britain's third-largest rail freight operator from the transport giant FirstGroup for £31m.
Monday 19 April 2010
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