Network SouthEast - Privatisation


After privatisation, NSE was divided up into several franchises:

Original franchise Route(s) Currently
LTS Rail London, Tilbury and Southend Rebranded c2c
Chiltern Railways (management) Chiltern Unchanged
Great Eastern Railway Great Eastern Rebranded as First Great Eastern, then merged into larger franchise operated by National Express East Anglia, then passed on to Greater Anglia in 2012
Thames Trains North Downs
Thames section (Gatwick/Redhill - Dorking/Guildford/Reading)
Merged into larger franchise operated by First Great Western
Island Line Island Line Operated by Stagecoach South Western Trains, but is still called Island Line
North London Railways Northampton Line
North London Line
Rebranded as Silverlink, later split up into two franchises operated by London Midland (Northampton) and London Overground (N.London)
South Eastern Kent Coast, Kent Link, North Downs (Tonbridge- Redhill section) Rebranded by original franchisee Connex as Connex South Eastern, then passed to South Eastern Trains, then to Southeastern
Network SouthCentral South London Line
Sussex Coast
Rebranded by original franchisee Connex as Connex South Central, then passed to Southern
Thameslink Thameslink Merged into larger franchise operated by First Capital Connect
WAGN Great Northern
West Anglia
Split with GN merged into First Capital Connect and WA merged into National Express East Anglia, then passed on to Greater Anglia
South West Trains Solent & Wessex
South Western Line
West of England Line
Operated by Stagecoach South Western Trains, but is still called South West Trains

Read more about this topic:  Network SouthEast

Other articles related to "privatisation":

Shamsuddeen Usman - Impact of Privatisation and Commercialisation (Phase I) On Nigerian Economy
... to 1991 Usman served as the pioneer Director General of The Technical Committee of Privatisation and Commercialisation, now the Bureau of Public Enterprises and was ... has grown from N8.9 billion in 1987 (before privatisation) to N65.5 billion in 1994 (after the Phase-I) ... effect of the volume of shares released into the market via the privatisation exercise cannot be over emphasised ...
Lady T - Prime Minister (1979–1990) - Domestic Affairs - Privatisation
... The policy of privatisation has been called "a crucial ingredient of Thatcherism" ... The process of privatisation, especially the preparation of nationalised industries for privatisation, was associated with marked improvements in performance, particularly in terms of labour productivity ... gas, water, and electricity, were natural monopolies for which privatisation involved little increase in competition ...
Bristol Omnibus Company - History - Privatisation
... In 1980, the new Thatcher government embarked on a programme of deregulation and privatisation of bus services ... In 1983 the National Bus Company divided Bristol Omnibus into two companies, a new company (Cheltenham and Gloucester Omnibus Company) for the operations at Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud and Swindon, and the original company with two operating units, one branded Citybus in the city of Bristol and one branded Bristol Country Bus for the remaining services (in the Bristol country area, Bath, Somerset and western Wiltshire) ...
Tory! Tory! Tory! - Episodes - The Exercise of Power
... MP drew up a revolutionary plan for the privatisation of Britain's state-owned industries ... Despite business and public scepticism, the 1984 privatisation of British Telecom proved to be an emboldening success and electricity, gas, airline and even council housing (through the ... The No Turning Back Group at the Institute of Economic Affairs pushed for the privatisation of health and education but Thatcher rejected this idea, instead trying to introduce some market-based ...