1969 – City Link founded using Red Star railway network
1970 – City Link goes Nationwide – growth, expansion, consolidation
1972 – City Link renamed – City Link Transport Holdings Ltd
1980 – Association of City Link Licensees formed and first formal franchise agreement signed
1989 – Securiguard Group plc buys City Link and City Link International formed
1990 – First national distribution centre opened in the Midlands
1992 - Next Day Service introduced
1993 – Securiguard Group plc bought by Rentokil Initial plc
1997 – Rebranded as Initial City Link
2000 – New national distribution Centre opened in Wednesbury
2005 – Announced changeover from franchise to corporate network
2006 – Rebranded as City Link Ltd
2007 – City Link and Target Express join forces
2008 – New Board of Directors appointed to integrate the two businesses
2012 – Revenues grew for the first time in many years
2013 – Bought by Better Capital for £1
2013 – The Year of the Customer - burns through near £40 million cash injection
2014 - Administrators appointed on Christmas Day