Department of Transport will chose from shortlist
The 3 train operators bidding to run East Midlands franchise have been announced.
The Department of transport will chose between Arriva Rail East Midlands limited, First Trenitalia and Stage Coach East Midlands trains.
Ministers say they want a copmpany who'll improve the quality, frequency and timining of journeys across the network.
The current service which's provided by East Midlands Trains will end on the 4th of March next year - the Secretary of State has used his powers to extend it further by up to a year.