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Scottish Transport Minister Keith Brown said it was "not acceptable" for the UK Government not to tell ministers north of the border it was rerunning the competition to operate the West Coast Main Line.
He added that the U-turn by the Department for Transport "leaves so much up in the air".
Cumbrian MP, Tim Farron, has spoken out over the decision to rerun the competition to operate the West Coast Main Line.
The Westmorland and Lonsdale MP said "people must be held accountable" for the errors.
FirstGroup was due to take over the franchise from Virgin in December.
The competition to run trains on the West Coast Main Line has been cancelled following the discovery of significant technical flaws in the way the franchise process was conducted, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced.
The decision means the Department for Transport (DfT) will no longer be awarding a franchise contract to run the West Coast service when the current franchise expires in December.
FirstGroup was due to take over the running of the London to Scotland line after being awarded the contract by the DfT in August, but Virgin Rail, which currently runs the service, launched a High Court challenge against the decision
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Scotland's Transport Minister will outline his concerns at Holyrood
Russell Brown MP, has described the admission of flaws in the West Coast Mainline bidding process as "an utter shambles".