Battle over the West Coast Main Line

The battle over the main west coast rail line continues.

Last month, Virgin Trains lost the new contract to run the service, to First Group.

This afternoon, the head of Virgin, Sir Richard Branson and his counterpart from First Group put their views to the Transport Select Committee.

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Branson to give evidence to MPs

The boss of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, will give evidence to MPs on the controversial re-awarding of the West Coat mainline franchise.