Virgin train decision 'won't help investment'

Virgin Trains are to carry on running the West Coast Mainline for the next two years.The move is a temporary one and South Lakes MP says this doesn't give the company any incentive to invest in the line.

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Virgin Trains to run West Coast temporarily

Virgin Trains will continue to run the West Coast Mainline temporarily over the next two years. The franchise was awarded to First Group earlier this year, but that was challenged leading to the process collapsing.