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Long-distance train operator CrossCountry, part of the Arriva Group, has been awarded a new three-year contract to keep operating its passenger services across Great Britain.
Starting on Sunday, the contract runs until October 2023.
The Department for Transport says the new contract takes the operator in line with Emergency Recovery Management Agreements and brings stability to services for the future.
Passengers will benefit from an extra 20,000 seats per week, there will be more operational staff and a greater focus on more environmentally friendly services.
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