The UK High Court rejects a claim of predatory behaviour on a local bus transport services market (Chester City Transport / Arriva)

Introduction and Background to the Claim In Chester City Council and Chester City Transport Limited v. Arriva Plc, Arriva Cymru Limited and Arriva North West Limited [2007] EWHC 1373 (Ch), the High Court of Justice had to consider a claim brought by Chester City Council (‘the Council') and Chester City Transport Limited, a bus company owned by the Council and trading as ‘ChesterBus', against Arriva Plc, Arriva Cymru Limited and Arriva North West Limited (‘Arriva'). The claimants sought declarations, injunctions and damages against Arriva on the grounds that it had abused its dominant position in local bus service markets by threatening predatory behaviour directed at driving ChesterBus out of the market contrary to section 18 of the Competition Act 1998 (modelled on

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Alison Jones, The UK High Court rejects a claim of predatory behaviour on a local bus transport services market (Chester City Transport / Arriva), 15 June 2007, e-Competitions June 2007, Art. N° 13977

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