Published on 31st December, 2021. Last updated: March 2022
In 2007 I produced a timeline visualisation of the rail franchises of the time, showing when they expired, and a few key statistics about them. It proved a popular tool with many, particularly those in sales and business development roles to understand when new business opportunities would be arising.
14 years on, and I've continued to try to keep this updated. Covid-19 and the transition to GBR mean there's somewhat less clarity of the next steps, but I've tried to annotate what information is in the public domain.