Virgin set for interim West Coast deal
15th October 2012
THE West Coast main line rail link is set to continue to be run by Virgin for the next year under a temporary contract, the Government has said.After dramatically cancelling its franchise deal with FirstGroup earlier this month after revealing there were serious flaws in the tendering process, a short term solution was required as Virgin's original contract expires on December 9.The debacle is set to cost the taxpayer around £30m and has triggered a review of all other outstanding franchise awards and two investigations.A sta......for the full story register now for free or login below...
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