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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ITV News Business editor asks - what next for the West Coast Mainline?

On Monday the government will make an announcement on the next phase for the West Coast Main line Credit: PA

ITV News' Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg explains what the future may hold for the West Coast mainline in her latest blog. To read her analysis click here.

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