Billionaire activist investor Tom Sandell has accused the £1.7 billion transport group of a “premature” rejection of its break-up plans for the business.
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Tuesday 27 August 2013
A leading rail firm has been accused of secretly increasing advance rail fares by over 11%.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Two teenagers died last night after being hit by a high-speed train in Hertforshire, in a suspected suicide.
FirstGroup shares slump by a fifth as troubled bus and train operator announces £615m fund-raising bid
Monday 20 May 2013
Chairman steps down after 27 years in the driving seat
Friday 21 December 2012
The man who pays his way
Tuesday 04 December 2012
A broken-down train led to long delays at a major London terminus today.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Imagine if you got on the bus, Tube, train or tram this morning without paying. Imagine if you could travel into town, day in and day out, without ever paying a penny. From next year, this is exactly what you'll be able to do if you live in the capital of Estonia. And you won't even get arrested.
Friday 09 November 2012
Rail passengers endured delays of up to two hours today on busy routes linking London and Scotland.
Commuters hit by delays on First Great Western, Greater Anglia and Stansted Express and Gatwick Express routes
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Rail commuters were hit by a number of rush-hour delays today, with services to three major airports affected.
Monday 05 November 2012
Rail passengers on one of the busiest commuter lines faced delays and cancellations today because of emergency engineering works.
Central Line passengers stuck in Tube tunnel after train strikes object 'that fell from engineering train'
Wednesday 31 October 2012
More than 170 passengers were left stuck inside a London Tube train for nearly an hour and around 100,000 more faced disruption as delays hit one of the capital’s most important Underground lines this morning.
Friday 27 July 2012
People travelling towards east London for the start of the Olympics suffered main line and Tube delays today.
Thursday 12 July 2012
An investigation has started after a level crossing accident today in which a car driver was killed.
Friday 22 June 2012
Rail passengers suffered a series of delays today due to signal failures and broken-down trains.
Friday 13 January 2012
The bus and train operator FirstGroup warned it is seeing a growing North-South divide yesterday, with the economic downturn taking an uneven toll on would-be passengers in harder-hit regions.
Monday 12 December 2011
The first set of new 12-carriage trains on a busy commuter route ran today, with a Government minister helping to launch the service.
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