Virgin runs West Coast to 2017

The West Coast Mainline will be run by Virgin Trains until at least 2017, it's been announced.

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Review into West Coast Main Line fiasco 'tainted'

A review into the West Coast Main Line franchise will be 'tainted' because it is not independent, claims former transport secretary Lord Adonis.

Sam Laidlaw, a non-executive of the Department of Transport which was responsible for the fiasco, has been asked to look into the process.

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