Sir Richard Branson has lost the battle to continue running the West Coast Mainline. It was announced this morning that FirstGroup will take over the running of the line between London and Scotland.
Virgin has been operating the service since 1997. It is believed FirstGroup bid £7 billion for the franchise.
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A little damp first thing in the NW of the region on Sunday morning. Decent sun away from here and across the Isle of Man
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
A few showery patches of rain become confined to western coasts through the remainder of Saturday afternoon. Brighter elsewhere