Good news for Northern Rail franchise-holders Serco and Abellio, who have had their franchise extended by the DfT until 1st April 2014. The holding company, which made a pre-tax profit of £40.1 million last year thanks to the DfT grant of £339 million, was originally contracted to run the franchise until 2011, before gaining an earlier two-year extension to September 2013. The company’s Twitter account has become a veritable Pandora’s Box, with passengers venting their annoyance with services every day, but you can help improve it by filling out this survey on social media.
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